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:
- Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: November 29, 2013
I am doing this video remotely, so I apologize for the appearances. That being said, there are some discussions around a Thanksgiving Google update but...
- Did Google Update On Thanksgiving Or Traffic Down Due To Holiday?
A WebmasterWorld thread plus dozens of threads at the Google Webmaster Help forums have webmasters complaining about both ranking changes and traffic drops from Google's search engine. The traffic drop would make sense being that it is a holiday and on US holidays traffic normally drops...
- Google Tells Webmaster: You'll Have To Earn Our Trust Again
A Google Webmaster Help thread has a story of a site that is trying to disavow and remove all the bad links pointing to his site...
- Mobile Anchor Google AdSense Ads
Google launched a new mobile ad unit for AdSense named "mobile anchor ads." Mobile anchor ads let users swipe the ad away on mobile devices in order to see more of the screen and content...
- Bing Webmaster Tools Show Social Search Referral Data
Bing announced earlier this month that they have integrated Bing Connected Pages with Bing Webmaster Tools. By doing this...
- Google Drinking Glass
John McDole, who was transplanted from the Google Atlanta office to Mountain View with the rest of the team, shared a picture thanking Google for making the transition so easy. He took out his Google
- Happy Thanksgiving 2013 - Here Are Logos From Google & Others
Happy Thanksgiving (and Hanukkah - rare overlap) to all our readers. Today I wanted to share with you the logos, doodles, themes, designs and animations from the search industry...
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Now Topics Gives You Insight into Hummingbird Update via @ajkohn, Threadwatch.org
- Seeing some big traffic dips with no ranking changes, WebmasterWorld
- Is Lack Of A Mobile Site Hurting Me?, WebmasterWorld