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:
- Bing Ads Reporting Data Outage Begins Restoration
Bing Ads has suffered a major data outage for their reporting tools that is ongoing day-three now. It issued an apology yesterday on Twitter saying Our sincere apologies for the ongoing issues with reporting data...
- Google Automated Blocking Of Top Three Fraud Botnets
Yesterday was security day at Google, they even gave away 2GB of storage to those who went through a simple security questionnaire on their Google account. On the ad network side...
- Google Drops Flash Ads Completely For HTML5 Ads
Google announced yesterday on Google+ that they are dropping all Flash based ads in their display ad network completely by January 2, 2017. All display ads will have to be HTML5, as opposed to Flash...
- Google Jedi Lightsaber Training
Every good engineer at Google must go through rigorous training in the art of Jedi, also known as Trials of the Temple. It involves deep practice of using the lightsaber in a defensive manner. Here i
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Flood alerts now available for India through Google Public Alerts, Google+ - Fumi Yamazaki
- It’s Safer Internet Day, and when it comes to the security of your email, we…, Google+ - Gmail
- Announcing Adblock Analytics If you want to know how big a problem adblocking…, Google+ - Pierre Far
- Is Proximity to the Center of a Search Location a Ranking Factor?, localsearchforum.com
- Recommendations for effective mobile ads and handling ad blockers…, Google+ - AdSense
- Twitter Announces Trust and Safety Council To Tackle Trolls, WebmasterWorld
- Visual Content Tools & Graphic Resources for Local Search, Web Design & Social, localsearchforum.com