This week at the Search Engine Roundtable, we cover a nice amount of news. Before I forget, I forgot to include in the video portion that Google News changed the redesign a bit based on user feedback. The big news is Yahoo is beginning to test the Bing results at Yahoo Search. Google is testing a new design for image search. A Google bug is preventing some referrers to be sent and some searchers for searching at Google. Google has launched the broad match modifier to all AdWords advertisers. Google changed the Google Maps OneBox design. A bug in Google Maps pulled the wrong star counts and some reviews go missing. There is a Google Places business photos scam going around. Top SEOs are analyzing the May Day update. Google Product search requires new additional data for certain categories. Did you try the PageRank META tag? YouTube had a major outage this week. Google had several Doodles this week, make sure to check them out. That was this past week at the Search Engine Roundtable.
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Search Topics of Discussion:
- Official: Yahoo Testing Bing Powered Results In July (aka Now)
- Yahoo Search's URL Ping Server Goes Offline. Beginning Of The End?
- Picture of New Google Image Search Design
- Google Testing New Image Search Interface & Features?
- Google Not Sending Referrer Data Again?
- Google Search Bug Prevents Some Searchers From Using Google
- Broad Match Modifier To Roll Out To All Google AdWords Advertisers
- Google Changes Maps OneBox Design
- Bug: Google Maps Pulling Wrong Star Ratings
- Google Posts Maps & Places Video Answers, Like Matt Cutts
- Google Maps Reviews Removed? They'll Come Back
- Beware of Google Business Photos Scam
- Top SEOs Analyze Glorified Scraper Sites After May Day
- Google Product Feeds For Electronics, Books & Media To Require More Data
- PageRank META Tag In Real Life Use
- YouTube Down : Major Outage
- Google Israel Wishes Naomi Shemer A Happy 80th Birthday
- Google's Josef Frank Logo
- Google France Celebrates Bastille Day: fête nationale du 14 juillet
- 2010 FIFA World Cup Final Google & Yahoo Logos