Daily Search Forum Recap: November 11, 2009

Nov 11, 2009 - 7:15 pm 0 by

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:

  • Matt Cutts Returns to WebmasterWorld: Caffeine Launch After Holidays
    Yesterday we reported that the Google Caffeine index is launching right before the holiday season. I wrote my post like that, simply because I was in shock to see this being rolled out, even "slowly" before the holiday season. Honestly, I believe this took Google's Matt Cutts by surprise as well. While on vacation/work in Las Vegas, Matt wrote a blog post explaining this will not be launched on more than one data center prior
  • MSNBot Crawl Delay Doesn't Delay
    We have more MSNBot troubles to unfortunately bring to you. Microsoft Bing's spider, MSNBot, is apparently not listening to directives they should be listening to. In this case, it is the crawl delay command, where a couple users are claiming Microsoft Bing's MSNBot is not honoring. There is a thread on the topic at Bing Forums and no Microsoft representative has come in to clarify yet. We know that Microsoft wrote both in 2008 and
  • Possible Google Removal Tool Bug: "You have already made this removal request"
    A Google Webmaster Help thread has discussion where one webmaster is having the hardest time removing a URL from the Google index. He/she used the Google Remove URL Tool only to find out that even though Google reported back the URL was removed, two weeks later, it is still there. Susan from the Google Webmaster Central team told the individual to try again and select "outdated or dead link" option in the form. This time,
  • Cute: AdWordsPro Sarah Bakes Cake For AdWords Forums Birthday
    This is cute, AdWordsPro Sarah posted a note at the Google AdWords Help forum showing that she baked a cake to celebrate the forums birthday. She wrote: A birthday is not a birthday without cake- and while virtual photo cake is not as delicious as the real thing- I have never made cake for thousands of people (and if I did, you probably would not want to eat it). So this little cake is a
  • Veteran's Day 2009 Logos from Google, Bing, Ask But Not Yahoo
    Today is Veteran's Day and the search engines, well most of them, are commemorating the day. We have logos from Google, Bing, Ask.com, AOL and even here but not from Yahoo, at least not yet. Here are the logos. Google: Bing: Ask: AOL (Flash): Search Engine Roundtable: For the past logos for this holiday, see 2008 Veterans logos (no Yahoo there also), 2007 Veterans logos and then we skipped to 2007 Veterans logos. Also, at

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