This week in search, I cover that Google has finally killed off their old external keyword tool. Google has not updated their PageRank in the Toolbar for over six months, symbolizing a possible death to PageRank. Google's Matt Cutts issued a quiet warning to ghost spam networks. Google said they receive about 5,000 reconsideration requests per week. Google wants feedback on which small sites deserve better rankings in the search results. Google was told off by a webmaster who claims a link cited as unnatural is purely natural. Google's John Mueller admitted that he is not a magician. Google AdSense added five new font types. FieldTrip is now on Google Glass and so is my How Do I app. Apple Siri and Glass are playing games with each other. Google Apps is now unofficially supported on Google Glass. Google's CEO, Steve Ballmer announced he is retiring from Microsoft. Google had a Doodle for Martin Luther King's 50th anniversary of the "I Have a Dream" speech. That was this week in search at the Search Engine Roundtable.
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Search Topics of Discussion:
- Official: Google's Keyword Tool Replaced
- 6 Months Later, No Google Toolbar PageRank Update...
- Google's Matt Cutts Issues Subtle Warning To Ghost Networks
- Will The Number Of Reconsideration Requests Drop With Google's Manual Actions Viewer?
- Google's Matt Cutts Wants To Know Which Small Sites Should Rank Better
- Google Is Wrong! The Link Is Natural!
- Google's JohnMu: I Am Not A Magician
- Google AdSense Adds 5 New Font Types
- Field Trip: Location Search Via Google Glass
- For Real: The Matrix Style Google Glass App To Learn Anything
- Apple Siri On Google Glass: Don't Wink At Me
- Google Apps Unofficial Support For Google Glass
- Ballmer Retires From Microsoft While Google Sees Ties To Adware
- Google Celebrates MLK's "I Have a Dream" Speech On 50th Anniversary