Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: May 28, 2010

May 28, 2010 - 4:15 pm 0 by

itunes-subscribe-video.pngThis week on the search engine roundtable, we cram tons of topics into 20 minutes. The Google MayDay update has been officially confirmed by Google's Matt Cutts as a ranking algorithm change mostly impacting low quality sites on long tail keywords. Google launched their SSL search, as expected and it does strip out referrers. Google Alerts tweaked their matching algorithm based on quality metrics. The lost links in Yahoo Site Explorer is now back. Google dropped the estimated results and time to return results from the UI. Google News it testing a new user interface. Google is testing pink backgrounds on AdWofds ads and someone said there is a new UI for the display URL. Google revealed they share 68% of the revenue earned on the content network with AdSense publishers. AdWords added ad extensions to the AdWords console. Google Maps finally released official documentation on handling duplicate listings. Google Analytics lets people not share their info with webmeisters and webmeisters to drop off IP information. Matt Cutts said he won't come to WebmasterWorld due to their no URL policy and then Brett Tabke outed him as the legendary GoogleGuy. Doodle 4 Google winner logo was posted on Wednesday and the PacMan interactive Doodle was posted Friday through Saturday. That was this past week at the Search Engine Roundtable.

Make sure to subscribe to our video feed or subscribe directly on iTunes to be notified of these updates and download the video in the background. You can also watch this live and ask questions during the show, typically Friday mornings around 9:30 (EST) at, follow @rustybrick to be notified when we air. Here is the YouTube version of the feed:

For the original iTunes version, click here.

Search Topics of Discussion:

Please do subscribe via iTunes or on your favorite RSS reader. Don't forget to comment below with the right answer and good luck!


Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community


Search Video Recaps

Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: May 24, 2024

May 24, 2024 - 10:00 am
Search Video Recaps

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Ranking Volatility, Ads In Google AI Overviews, Sundar Pichai Interview, Heartfelt Helpful Content & More Ad News

May 24, 2024 - 8:01 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google: The Site Reputation Abuse Policy Enforcement Not Yet Algorithmic

May 24, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Search Can Now Index Electronic Publication (EPUB)

May 24, 2024 - 7:41 am

Directory Of Embarrassing Google AI Overviews

May 24, 2024 - 7:31 am
Web Analytics

Google Analytics Real-Time Reports Adds Users In Last 5 Minutes

May 24, 2024 - 7:21 am
Previous Story: Daily Search Forum Recap: May 28, 2010