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:
- Google Bypassing "Search" Button: More "Streaming" Search Results
Several people are reporting seeing Google automatically take them to the search results page from the Google home page, as they type a search query. Imagine you are on Google.com and you begin typing a search query. Then all of a sudden, as you type, Google flashes the page into a Google search results. Even before you press the enter key or hit the "Google Search" button, you are taken to the search results. Sometimes,
- How To Get Matt Cutts To Answer Your Google Questions On Video?
Google's Matt Cutts has posted hundreds of videos on the Google Webmaster Help YouTube channel. The videos consistently get better, more details and useful. Matt Cutts basically answers questions submitted by SEOs and Webmasters. But how do you get Matt to answer your question on video? It is a good question and it was asked at a Google Webmaster Help thread. Every now and then, Matt will post on his blog that he is accepting
- Texas Attorney General Investigating Google Over Anti-Competitive Search Results
Texas opens inquiry into Google search rankings via the Associated Press reports Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has opened an investigation to see if Google is manipulating the search results. Specifically, if Google is controlling the search results to keep competition out. The review appears to be focused on whether Google is manipulating its search results to stifle competition. Several lawsuits filed in the U.S. also have alleged Google's search formula is biased. Google believes
- Google Scribe: SEO Keyword Suggestion Tool?
Google Scribe is a new Google Labs project that offers keyword suggestions in an open text box, as you type. It is not the Google search box, it is a standalone text entry box for auto word completion suggestions. You can click on the suggestion or type the number referenced to auto-complete it. Google Operating System blog goes much deeper into all the features. It seems to only work in the English language. Obviously, this
- Google Logo Colors Letters As You Type
Yesterday we had the fun and whacky Google Balls logo and today we have a logo that fills in the Google White Logo into a full colored logo, as you type. Note, typically the white logo represents a mourning state but this one is being used to hint at what changes are coming to Google later today. First, here is a video of the logo: Here are static pictures: Google dropped a hint around midnight
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Don't miss out on AdSense image ad revenue?, WebmasterWorld
- Google Rankings and LDA; is it LSI for the 3rd Generation SEOs?, Sphinn
- Google TV Service to Debut this Autumn, WebmasterWorld
- Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA) and Google's Rankings are Remarkably Well Correlated, Sphinn
- Next new Favicon: Docs, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Loosing the original search query, Google Web Search Help