This week at the Search Engine Roundtable I covered a lot of topics on the latest Google update. I discussed which sites this update, named Farmer or Panda, impacted most, how to get both moral and Google help and some more details on the update itself. It lead to a question asked before, does Google whitelist sites - they say no. Does Google look at which state or city your site is hosted in? A case study showed the impact of a new site with 10,000 spam links. AdSense now has a mobile site, it's limited, but it works. Google Places now doesn't want reviews that are paid. Google has a new custom 404 page. Yahoo celebrated their sweet 16. Google had logos for Li Bai, St. David's Day and the Japanese Doll Festival but left out Dr. Seuss's birthday. That was this past week in search at the Search Engine Roundtable.
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Search Topics of Discussion:
- Google Farmer Update Support Groups
- Shocking: Google To Tweak Content Farm Algorithm
- Poll: Were You Impacted By The Google Farmer Update?
- Google Accidentally Label Your Site As A Content Farm? Get Help Here
- Was Google Too Hasty with the Farmer Update? SEO's Discuss Good & Bad
- SEOs Chew On Wired's Interview With Cutts & Singhal On Farmer Update
- What's Your Name? Farmer Or Panda?
- Google: No Whitelist For Search Algorithms
- Google Rank Sites In California Better? No!
- Too Many Links Too Fast Or New Site SEO Syndrome?
- AdSense Mobile Interface Now Live
- Google Places Does Not Allow Paid Reviews
- Google's Custom 404 Page Robot
- Yahoo's Very Sweet 16 Cakes & Cupcakes
- Google Li Bai Logo
- St David's Day Google UK Doodle
- Google Japan Hinamatsuri Logo
- Our Dr. Seuss 107th Birthday Logo