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: Why It Is So Hard To Confirm All Algorithm Updates
A couple hours ago, Google's Andrey Lipattsev a Search Quality Senior Strategist participated in a Q&A with Bill Slawski, Ammon Johns...
- Google Gary Illyes: Lying Is Not My Cup Of Beer
Back in 2013, we ran a poll asking if Google is lying to us and sadly, most SEOs feel Google lies to us. It showed the bad state of webmaster communication and the trust the webmaster community had with Google back then...
- Does Google Care About Businesses & Webmasters? Listen For Yourself.
Yesterday, Aaron Wall echoed a feeling that a large minority of the SEO community feels about Google - that Google simply doesn't care about businesses...
- Google Search Console Email Settings Changed Notification
Seems like Google has a new feature in the Google Search Console for alerting webmasters if someone changed their email address in their account. The alert is named "email settings changed in Search Console...
- Google News May Ignore Your Sitemap's Timestamp To Avoid Abuse
Stacy Chan from the Google News team said in the Google News Help forum that sometimes, Google may ignore the timestamp in the Google News Sitemap XML file from some publishers...
- Yesterday Was Penguin Awareness Day
Yesterday was Penguin Awareness Day but very few Googlers did anything special, at least publicly for the day. I spotted only one picture on Google+ from a Googler about it and it had zero associatio
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- When the eff will G remove biz title as a signal?! (small rant ahead), ocalsearchforum.com
- Exact Match Anchor Text Still Works, localsearchforum.com
- @DaveNaylor I'm sorry Dave, i can't do that., Gary Illyes on Twitter
- Beat your commute in 2016. Always stay on the fastest route with real-time…, Google+ - Google Maps
- Go behind the scenes of Waze with Nat & Lo and learn how babies, zombies, and…, Google+ - Google
- Here's how to find the job that brings the greatest sense of meaning and…, Google+ - Life at Google
- 2Nd Google Q&a Session, Cre8asite Forums
- Facebook Sports Stadium, A Real-Time Hub For Sports Fans, WebmasterWorld
- Google's New Real-Time Ads For YouTube, Apps and Display Network, WebmasterWorld
- How to Do SEO for Newly Bought Domain to be Used For Parking?, WebmasterWorld