Daily Search Forum Recap: July 17, 2013

Jul 17, 2013 • 4:00 pm | comments (3) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Search Forum Recap
 

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:

  • Was TechCrunch Penalized By Google?
    Joe Hall posted at Threadwatch that Google may have penalized TechCrunch, one of the most popular blogs on the internet. He looked at SEM Rush and Search Metrics data
  • OK Glass - What About "Go Go Glass"
    Those who have Google Glass or have been watching how it works, know that "OK Glass" is how you pretty much do anything on it. It is the "hot word" to trigger Glass to do something. You basically say, "OK Glass" and then tell it what to do...
  • Google To Penalize Sites Manipulating Browser Back Button & Faking Search Results
    Google announced their next spam target are those who are implementing manipulative browser history techniques to trick the user to thinking they are on Google's search results, when in reality...
  • Google Maps iOS App Version 2.0
    Google has announced the second generation Maps App for iOS devices. The major change is now it is iPad friendly...
  • Google+ News Shows In Google's News Web Results Box
    Rob Garner posted publicly on Facebook an image of a new Google test where Google is showing news results from Google+ in the OneBox area for news content within web search results...
  • Google Maps Preview Available To All
    In May, Google released a very early preview of the new Google Maps design and then gave out limited invites to play with the new maps.
  • Google Row Boat
    John Taylor from Google, a Software Engineer and tech lead on Google Shopping Express, posted a picture of two kids rowing the row boat inside of Google's London office. It doesn't look like they are

Other Great Search Forum Threads:

Previous story: Was TechCrunch Penalized By Google?
 

Comments:

ethalon

07/17/2013 08:10 pm

Barry, is it just me or does that very interesting experiment in the WW post about keyword in the URL tell you absolutely nothing? Am I missing something here, because it just looks like he talks about how nine months have passed and then gives absolutely no insight into his thoughts on the experiment? My mind tends to be mush at this time in the day, so I may be missing something really obvious.

Michael Martinez

07/17/2013 09:22 pm

It's yet another pointless, meaningless, time-wasting test because he used a made-up word.

Barry Schwartz

07/17/2013 11:31 pm

Yea, I am wondering also.

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