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 There A Google Panda Refresh? #22
I am seeing lots of chatter and discussion around another Google update that started around Friday, November 16th. It may be a Panda refresh or some other type of update. But the discussion seems to be implying there was a small Panda refresh this past Friday...
- Bing Now Has Webmaster Guidelines
Duane Forrester announced that Bing has launched their Bing Webmaster Guidelines. The guidelines are in depth and cover a large array of webmaster related topics including: Content Links Social Indexation Technical things SEO topics and more.....
- Google: Feel Free To Go HTTPS With Your Site
Matt Cutts addressed the question once again on Hacker News in response to Facebook switching to HTTPS by default. Now he is more for sites going HTTPS with less of a worry about how Google may index and rank the site.
- Matt Cutts Shares His PubCon Slides
If our live blog coverage of lunch with Matt Cutts at PubCon was not good enough...
- Transporting Google Maps Cars
How do Google Maps cars get from one location to another without being turned on? They go on a car transporter truck. Here is a picture I spotted on Reddit of a trucker taking a picture of another t
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Facebook Offering Purchase Tracking From Ads, WebmasterWorld
- Google Tackles Android Fragmentation With New SDK Licensing Agreement, WebmasterWorld