Daily Search Forum Recap: November 24, 2010

Nov 24, 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 Social Search Coming To Google Images
    Google Social Search launched over a year ago. It really hasn't caused much of a stir over the year. But now there are signs that Google Social Search is being expanded to Google Image Search. A Google Blogoscoped Forums thread has Websonic.nl saying he sees it in his Image Search screen. He shared a few screen shots, but here is one: As you can see in the left bar, he can limit the search results
  • SEO Claims Twitter Increased Rankings From Page 4 To Number 2 On Page 1
    There is a subscription only thread at WebmasterWorld that has one SEO claiming he was able to increase his site's ranking only through Twitter. What he did was send hundreds of Tweets over the timespan of two months. He tailored the tweets using @ replies to hundreds of people, with a short URL pointing to a specific blog posts. Then his site's ranking jumped from the fourth page of Google to page one, rank number
  • Google Place Reviews Now Requires "Places Profile"
    Mike Blumenthal reports Google is now requiring new Google Place Profiles for dropping reviews on Google Place listings. Mike said, If a current Google account user without a public profile attempts to write a review on a business Place Page without this new Places profile they will see this message on the Places Page and will be unable to proceed until they visit Hotpot and enter their "nickname." Mike has more details on how this
  • Don't Search For Oreos On Google Images, You Might Get Naked Girls
    Just about a week ago, a upset searcher posted in the Google Web Search Help forums that stumbled upon a naked girl when searching on Google Images. No big deal right? Well, two things: (1) The "Strict" SafeSearch filter was on and (2) He was searching for Oreos If you search for Oreos on Google Image search, the naked lady comes up on page two. If you change your SafeSearch filter to Strict, the highest

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