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's Matt Cutts: We're Taking Action Against Buzzea, The French Link Network
Last night at around 3am EST (this morning), Google's Matt Cutts Tweeted, "Today we're taking action on a French link network that violates our quality guidelines (Buzzea)." Buzzea has already posted a message on their site acknowledging the Google penalty and telling everyone they are closing up. The translated version reads:
- Google Answers Questions With Longer Responses Now
Google for as long as I can remember showed answers for basic questions. Questions like what is the weather, what is 1+1 and so forth. Now, Google is answering more complex questions with more more detailed responses...
- Search Google+ Photos For Motion To Get Animated Photos
Google+ posted on Google+ a search tip to help you create and find pictures that were made into animated GIFs through their autoawesome feature. You can search Google+ Photos for the word [motion] and Google will return pictures that have motion from you and your circles...
- Date Picker On Some Google Knowledge Graph Carousel Results
Via Chris Desrochers on Twitter, Google is now showing a date selector on the Google Knowledge Graph Carousel for some queries that benefit from it...
- Homer Simpson With Google Glass
This Sunday you may have seen the "Specs and the City" episode, season 25, episode 11, where Homer and The Simpsons were wearing Google Glass. Below is a preview of the episode which you may be able
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- RIP Martin Schaedel: 1985–2009, Hacker News
- Should I Redirect Or Not?, HighRankings Forums
- Tip of the Week: Learn how many visits it took for people…, Google Analytics - Google+