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 Now With Drug Information In Knowledge Graph
Google's Knowledge Graph got a bit smarter and now gives you a break down of medications. So when the doctor prescribes you sleeping pills for your 12 hour flight...
- New: Google AdSense Site Level Blocking
Google has added more controls to blocking ads across your AdSense account. You can now differentiate the blocking of types of ads by site level. Google said this will satisfy one of the "top requests" that they "hear from publishers who manage multiple websites...
- Google Image Update Reports Continue
A couple weeks ago, we reported on a possible Google Image Search update but that discussion phased out a bit. Today, I spotted another WebmasterWorld thread with comments from someone I know who is obsessed with tracking Google Image search rankings...
- Yahoo Ordered To Pay $2.7 Billion
Late last week, the news broke that Yahoo was ordered by the 49th Civil Court of the Federal District of Mexico City to pay $2.7 billion to Worldwide Directories S.A. de C.V. and Ideas Interactivas, S.A. de C.V. This is over a breach of contract suit...
- 9 Years Covering The Search Industry
Today would be the official 9th birthday of the Search Engine Roundtable. That means I've been writing about search, SEO, the industry and related topics for 9 years - which is about 28% of my life writing about search...
- How Googlers Play Ingress
Ever wonder how Googlers play Ingress while at Google? They put on a special orange suit, have a huge special gun and go at it. Googler, Pim van Pelt snapped a picture of Googler Florian Rohrweck in
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Judge Rules Users Have No Right To Alter Facebook's Look Or Hide Ads, WebmasterWorld
- Questions about Nexus devices or Google Play?, Google Web Search Help
- A horrifyingly worrying concern with AdSense, Google AdSense Help
- Search And Affiliate Marketing Pioneer's Son Dies, Cre8asite Forums