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:
- Google: A Webmaster Tools Notification = Manual Action
Google's Matt Cutts made it crystal clear last night. If you get those Google Webmaster Tools notifications or messages, that means you have been hit by a manual penalty done by a person at Google after reviewing your site by hand.
- Google Latitude Goes Down Due To Bug
There are dozens of user reports in the Google Maps Help forums and a confirmed report from Google that Google Latitude is currently not working due to some bug. The issue started about 24 hours ago, where updates were not working...
- IPv6 Rolling Out Today: Google Explains Why
Today is the day the internet is rolling out real support for IPv6. IPv6 is the new version of the Internet Protocol and expands the number of available addresses to a virtually limitless amountÃ¢"340 trillion trillion trillion addresses...
- D-Day vs The First Drive-In Theater? Google Picks Theater
68 years ago today was one of the worst days in America's history - D-Day. But 79 years ago today, the first drive in movie theatre opened. Google picked, as it always does, the fun and light hearted even to celebrate with a special Google logo...
- Early Prototype Google Glasses (Joke)
Last night at SMX Advanced Google's Matt Cutts and Search Engine Land's Danny Sullivan pulled out their Google Glasses. Yea, they tapped an Android phone on huge sunglasses as a joke. Also notice th
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