Daily Search Forum Recap: November 2, 2010

Nov 2, 2010 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by | Filed Under Search Forum Recap

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 Image Search Now Let's You Switch Back To Old Design
    I am a bit surprised to see Google Images provide a way to go back to the old Google Image Search design. In July, Google came out with a new Google Image design, infinite scroll. As you can imagine, not everyone were fans of the new design. Webmasters didn't like it cause it slowed people from visiting their site with the actual image. Searchers didn't all like it cause it was not what they were
  • Report: Searcher Behavior Has Not Changed With Google Instant
    So Google Instant has been live for a while now and Google said it would change how people search, make it faster, more efficient and help them search differently. Conductor released a study that is showing otherwise. In short, Conductor is saying searcher behavior has not changed since Google Instant launched. Conductor said: The data is telling in what it doesn’t show: if Instant was having a significant impact on searcher behavior we would expect
  • Microsoft Still Working On adCenter Impression Bug Fix
    Last week I reported that Microsoft adCenter had an impression reporting bug. Microsoft said they released a fix for the bug, but apparently that fix has not worked. Yesterday, Tina Kelleher from the adCenter Community Manager, said in a WebmasterWorld thread: I just wanted to jump in and let you guys know that this issue has been identified and resolved by our tech support team. I just received word that a fix was deployed and
  • Does Google AdSense Images Ads Earn You More Money?
    A WebmasterWorld thread has a note from an AdSense publisher that Google has reached out to him and many other publishers that they should try the image ad units in AdSense. This particular publisher received an alert from Google that "at least 50% of pages are opted out of image ads and advising that opted in earn more revenues." The response from the AdSense publisher community was overwhelming positive on the image ad units. One
  • Google Shows Dates Of Map Imagery In Google Earth
    One of the more popular questions I see in the Google Maps Help forum is, how do I find out the date the street views or satellite imagery were captured in Google Maps? The answer rarely comes from a Googler and when it does, the response is, they do not provide this information. Why? Well, it can cause major privacy complaints. But today I spotted a Google Maps Help thread where a Googler said they

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