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: Capitalizing Words In URL Doesn't Help Convey Emotions
Believe it or not, we actually covered the topic of capital letters in URLs and how Google treats them before. But the question was asked again and John Mueller of Google answered it in a fun way...
- Google Schema Support Coming For Jobs, Carousels & More
Aaron Bradly, one of the hawks of schema and markup, noticed Google showing early access to schema support for job listings, plus many others on it's way. The page is at the pilot features section. Currently, I see links to carousels, data feeds...
- Google: We Review Spam Reports Within Hours Or Days
We know Google humans review web spam reports and machines don't do that...
- Google: Give SEOs 4-12 Months To See Positive Ranking Benefits
Yesterday I reported that Maile Ohye of Google posted a how to hire an SEO video...
- Google AdWords Displaying More Product Shopping Ads?
I don't follow the user interface for Google AdWords shopping, product listing ads, too closely but Kurt Leitinger said Google is now showing more product ads in the search results page. He shared a screen shot that almost looks similar to what I see myself...
- Bing Valentine's Day Heart Balloon Gift
Olivia Dyamdjian posted a picture on Twitter of a heart balloon sent to her by Bing, Microsoft's search engine. This is a Valentine's day gift to her for some reason. Maybe she is a big advertiser or
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- @gertjeza @methode Just because they're using an exact match domain doesn't mean they shouldn't rank. We use lots of factors for ranking., John Mueller on Twitter
- Is a local business rich card on the way? As noted by +Brad Brewer in this b..., Google+
- Check out improved image galleries and easy form thumbnails in AMP: https://t.co/EoM0Y0NKO0, AMP Project on Twitter
- Facebook Video To Play With Sound On, WebmasterWorld
- Page-level ad placement, WebmasterWorld
- Report: Verizon Wants $250 Million Off the Yahoo Deal, WebmasterWorld
- Browse for another video while in fullscreen on mobile, YouTube Help
- Dear French webmasters! On Friday (Feb 17) at 2pm, improve the speed of your ..., Google+ - Google Webmasters
- Google AdSense General Category Blocking: New Categories, WebmasterWorld
- What is the right approach to SEO for multiple URLs with the same content and infinite scroll?, Webmasters Stack Exchange