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:
- Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: January 25, 2013
A busy week at Google this week, we had a Panda refresh - version 24. We had Google deny the January 17th possible update...
- Google Shuffle Being Reports: A January 17th Reversal?
At a point, I really do feel bad for continually reporting Google updates but the Google search results over the past couple weeks have not been all that stable - which I guess is what Google talks about when they say 500 updates per year...
- Panda: What Happened To Fixing The Scraper Issue?
Wasn't the whole point of the scraper algorithm and the continued Panda updates about making sure quality original sourced content ranks in Google and now stolen/scraped content? It seems like recently Google is back to where they started from prior to February 2011
- Community Manager Appreciation Day On Monday
A lot of what I cover here comes from community managers in forums, social groups and social networking sites...
- Some Google Maps Local Pages Not Showing Upload Photos Button
A Google Maps Help reports another Google Maps bug, this time with uploading photos. In the screen shot below, you can see a blue upload photos button. Well...
- Read This Love Letter Sent To Google By A Searcher
Often many of us, including myself, take what Google offers us for granted. It is free to us, in exchange for clicks on ads, them gathering our search history and much more. But it is free and a service 10 years ago...
- Yahoo China: Every Drop Counts
I spotted a picture on Flickr posted by pangyuliu of a Yahoo sign in one of Yahoo's offices in China. It shows a picture of a faucet with a globe and says in Chinese and English, "Every Drop Counts."
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Daughter Cyber Bullied via G+. Account deleted. Urgent need to remove cached search result, Google Web Search Help
- Keyword Stuffing That Seems To Be Allowed..., HighRankings Forums
- Microsoft Reports Q2 Revenue of $21.5 Billion, and Earnings of $6.38 Billion, WebmasterWorld
- Rand Fishkin & SEOMOZ finally admit to blackhat link building, Threadwatch.org
- Snip.it Acquired By Yahoo!, DigitalPoint Forums