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 Daughter Advice: Stop Using Links In Your Algorithm
John Mueller, a Google Webmaster Trends Analysts in Zurich, Switzerland and also one of the most responsive Googlers webmasters can talk to - posted on Google+ a chat he had with his daughter. My daughter says we should move away from using back-links in our algorithms...
- Google's Festivus Pole
Yea, so we do not have hanukkah decorations yet from Google, despite it already being Hanukkah but we do have [festivus] decorations - well, a pole...
- Google & Telenav Part Ways On Google Maps Features
Google has recently disabled the ability to send directions or addresses from Google Maps to Telenav GPS devices. Google's Daniel Mabasa from the Maps team confirmed the feature no longer is working but said he cannot comment as to why...
- How To Get The Incoming Stream In Google+
Ade Oshineye, a member of the Google+ Developer Relations team, shared on Google+ a search command that brings back the incoming stream feature on Google+...
- Google's Matt Cutts Goes Oy Vey
In a recent video by Google's Matt Cutts, he answered a question on How can I make the pages on my site unique...
- Google's New Reception Area At The GooglePlex
Jeremy Joslin from Google posted a picture of a new reception desk that was recently remodeled at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California. I should note, I don't think this is the main rec
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Company Logo Displayed in SERP?, Google Web Search Help
- Data on state of the Internet, WebmasterWorld
- Only Made $8 with AdSense in 3 Months - Taxable Income?, WebmasterWorld
- YouTube looks awesome on tablets, so today we’ve update..., YouTube - Google+