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:
- Mistake Shows TD Canada Trust Mobile Site In Google Desktop Results
Patrick Wagner, the Senior Search & Digital Analyst at TD Trust Canada, a major bank, posted in the Google Webmaster Help forums complaining that Google listed their mobile site in the desktop search results. In short, if you search for [canada trust] in Google Canada...
- Google Apologizes For The Hotel Listing Hijack In Google Places
I have to assume most of you by now heard about the huge mess going on with Google Maps business listing in the hotel sector...
- Google Maps: One Does Not Simply Walk Into Mordor
This is an old one, but I've never seen it. Michael Gray on Twitter noted that when you do walking directions in the (not new) Google Maps from The Shrine to Mordor, you get a funny response from Google. Yes, Google says...
- Google's Matt Cutts: We Don't Have Different Algorithms For Different Ranking Positions
Google's Matt Cutts released a video yesterday answering the question...
- Dian Fossey Google Zoologist Doodle
If you visit Google today, in virtually all Google home pages across the world, you will see a special jungle, mountains, gorillas logo with a picture of Dian Fossey. Dian Fossey was born today, January 16th in 1932...
- Google Gets Their Emmy For YouTube Technology
Hector Yee, a Data Science / Recommender Systems engineer at Google, posted a picture on Google+ of the Emmy Google received in 2013 from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The Emmy
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Bing Adds Speech Input to Translator App, WebmasterWorld
- How I Got My Adsense Earnings Back Up, WebmasterWorld
- E.U. Says Google Must Come Up With More Concessions Over Anti-Trust Investigations, WebmasterWorld
- Have you joined the Google Partners program?, AdWords Community
- New Year, New Strategy: Conversions, AdWords Community
- Social Media Buttons on AdSense Sites Necessary?, WebmasterWorld