Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.
Search Engine Roundtable Stories:
- Hyperlinked Headlines May Hurt Your Google News SEO
How many SEOs out there think it is a bad idea to have your story or web page's headline hyperlink back to the page...
- Google Shopping Now In Four More Countries
Good news for e-commerce site owners, Google is expanding Google Product Search & Shopping into four more countries...
- Google Product Search Unique Identifier Policy Now In Effect
As we warned a few months ago, Google Merchant Center is going to start requiring unique identifiers for most products uploaded to Google Product Search (Google Shopping). This requirement started officially at midnight last night, May 3...
- Blackberries Now Default To Bing For Search & Maps
Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, announced yesterday at the BlackBerry World 2011 event that Bing will be the default search and map app on BlackBerry smart phones. The first I heard of this news was via a tweet from @gartenberg who said...
- Googler Snaps At Webmaster Over Panda Update
It is rare to read a post by a Googler in the Google help forums and get the impression that the Googler was angry with who he/she was replying to...
- 3D Google Maps Sidewalk
Sweet artwork by BrandsGYM.com for the Google Maps 3D project. This is not a new picture but it is something I found nice and I wanted to share it in our Search Picture of the Day column.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Found a Bug-- Unlisted Videos are being sent to channel subscribers., YouTube Help
- Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: Do 404s hurt my site?, Sphinn
- Report: Twitter To Acquire Tweetdeck For $40 Million, WebmasterWorld
- Share Your AdWords Best Practices and have them featured on the Inside AdWords Blog!, Google AdWords Help
- Tell us how we're doing!, Google News Help