Daily Search Forum Recap: February 18, 2010

Feb 18, 2010 - 4:00 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:

  • Are You "Google Pagerank Certification"? I Hope Not
    A WebmasterWorld thread reports that one person spotted a product that is being sold under the claim that it is "Powered by Google PageRank Certification" of "PR=6." You say what? Yes, a product is claiming it has PageRank certification from Google with a PR of 6. The product is on a site called ExamSoon.com and here is a screen capture: How funny for those who know this is a joke or just there to fool
  • Bing Advertising On Intellitxt
    A WebmasterWorld thread is reporting that Bing is advertising their search engine on Intellitxt. Intellitxt are those ads you see inline articles, where you mouse over a word and an annoying ad pops up. I personally find those ads to be incredibly annoying, intrusive and invasive. But many publishers use them and according to the WebmasterWorld post, Bing is using it to advertise their search engine. The thread said: At a very popular UK website
  • Google Open Sources "Living Stories" Concept
    Google is open sourcing the Living Stories news article concept at Google Code. What is a living story? Well, instead of writing an article for each new event that happens on a certain topic, you update an existing story with the latest information. If you think about it, there are tons of articles out there on the web, that are stale, outdated and often useless. Having a single, constantly updated story, makes more sense, at
  • YouTube Warning IE6 Users To Upgrade Browsers
    We knew Google was dropping support for IE6 and other older browsers, starting in March for some of their software. But what I did not know was that this would impact YouTube. A YouTube Help thread reports that some users are receiving warnings that their browsers will no longer be supported by March 13th. The YouTube help document linked to explains which browsers will be impacted. Yes, Internet Explorer version 6, IE6, will be on

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