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:
- Googlebot Mobile For Smart Phones With Skip Redirect
Google announced a brand new spider they are adding to the Googlebot line up - this bot is for smartphone related content and is named "Smartphone Googlebot-Mobile." This new crawler was introduced because of the huge spike in smartphone based content...
- Funniest SEO Threads Of 2011
The Google Webmaster Forum Top Contributors started a thread at Google Webmaster Help trying to compile the "funniest" threads of 2011 in that forum. They came up with three, so I thought it would be fun to look back at the funniest SEO threads I found this year and share them with you...
- Google's Fastest Rising & Falling Searches For 2011
Google announced their annual Google Zeitgeist and this year, they broke out the list into the fastest rising and falling by region and by search service, i.e. web search, news search...
- Googlers Making Panda Bread
I spotted this picture via Googler, John Mueller. He re-shared it on his Google+ page from CamMi Pham. She shared the ingredients and directions for making Panda bread. John said "So cute -- panda"
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Microsoft So.cl: A New Way For Students to Collaborate, WebmasterWorld
- Feedback for Maps on Galaxy Nexus, Google Maps Help
- Google Places in Google AdWords: What, when, where, why and how to do start using Google Places now..., Google AdWords Help
- the stock gadget on my side bar stopped showing the quotes., Google Web Search Help