Daily Search Forum Recap: January 31, 2012

Jan 31, 2012 - 4:00 pm 0 by

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: Spam Links To 404 Pages Won't Hurt You
    Google's John Mueller said in a Google Webmaster Help thread said that if you have bad or spammy links pointing to 404 pages, it should have no negative impact on your overall site's rankings. John said not only should it not happen, he has never seen it happen...
  • Jef Poskanzer ACME Banned From Google AdSense
    Google is constantly banning AdSense publishers but this new ban is very interesting. About two weeks ago, Google banned Jef Poskanzer, a computer programmer, known for being the first person to post a weekly FAQ to Usenet...
  • Google SPY World: Search Plus Your World
    A couple weeks ago, Google launched Search Plus Your World and they are getting a lot of negative feedback on the over personalization, especially after all the privacy policy changes...
  • Google Engineer Explains Why Your AdSense Earnings May Drop
    Guillaume, a outspoken Google AdSense engineer, has spent a lot of time replying to complaints about pricing in a Google AdSense Help thread. He goes through why a site
  • Behind The Scenes On President Obama's Live Google Hangout
    Yesterday, President Obama did this Google Hangout live on Google+ and YouTube. Several people were able to ask President Obama questions via Google+ live and he answered them live. It did seem a bi

Other Great Search Forum Threads:


Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community


Search Video Recaps

Google AI Overviews, Ranking Volatility, Web Filter, Google Ads AI Summaries & More - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: May 22, 2024

May 22, 2024 - 10:00 am
Google Updates

Google Search Ranking Volatility Spike Around May 22

May 22, 2024 - 8:01 am
Google Ads

Google Ads In AI Overviews, AI Shopping Ads, Brand Profile Ads & More AI Ad Tools

May 22, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Google & Bing Say Upgrade To WordPress 6.5 To Gain Lastmod Sitemap Support

May 22, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

Unusual Surge In Google Search Console Product Snippets Search Performance

May 22, 2024 - 7:31 am
Bing Search

Bing Search Testing Tag Filters

May 22, 2024 - 7:21 am
Previous Story: Google: Spam Links To 404 Pages Won't Hurt You