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:
- J.C. Penney's Google Time Out Period Lasts 90 Days
Remember, J.C. Penney was outed by the NY Times leading to a Google Penalty and seriously impacting how J.C. Penney ranked for the past 90-days. But the penalty was lifted 90-days later and now...
- Google AdSense Ads No Longer Allowed In IFRAME
Amit Agarwal reported that Google AdSense updated their program policies to specifically mention you cannot place AdSense ads within IFRAMES...
- No Data Available Bing Webmaster Tools Issue
If you try to verify a new site with Bing Webmaster Tools you currently won't be able to see any data for that new site. A Bing Forum thread has one webmaster complaining. Will from Bing confirmed there is a bug and Bing will work on fixing it but he doesn't know when the issue will be...
- Google Flights One Box Improved
Google announced an expanded version of their Flight Search OneBox. You can trigger it yourself by searching for flights to [city] or variations of it...
- A Google Boat
Danny Sullivan was at Newport Beach yesterday, on Memorial Day and snapped a picture of a Google Boat at the dock. He posted the picture on his Twitter account for all to see.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- a new scheme involving cloaking and google-image search (and blogspot), Google Webmaster Help
- Bing Around The Web: Powered by bing, Bing