Daily Search Forum Recap: February 18, 2013

Feb 18, 2013 - 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: Don't Let Bad Sites On Your Domain Name
    This may be obvious to many of you but hosting bad sites on your own domain name is not a good idea. I.e. if I allowed someone to put a site on http://badsite.seroundtable.com/ that would be a bad thing not just for badsite.seroundtable.com...
  • Facebook Hacked: Well Kind Of...
    If you want to minimize bad news as much as possible, you tell people about it minutes before they leave the office on a Friday evening. Facebook announced they were compromised via a "zero-day" attack...
  • Google Kills Off Search Stories Video Creator
    Back in December we reported that there was an issue with the Google search stories video creator and since then...
  • Google: Send Us Your Ideas On AdSense Formats & Settings
    Google is not shy when it comes to testing new ad formats for Google Adsense. Most recently they have stepped up their expandable ads...
  • The Original Google Was An Internet Pizza Delivery Service
    Rick Klau of Google Ventures posted a video from Google's co-founder, Sergey Brin speech he gave last fall at Google Ventures CEO Summit. He explained a story that most people do not know, how Google really got started. Sergey said that they had an idea to make it easier for people to order pizza from local pizza stores using the Internet. In short...
  • A Google Traitor Cake For Google Employee Who Goes To Bing
    Avinash Kaushik snapped a picture of a cake Googlers made for a fellow Googler who was leaving the company. The cake read "Congratulations Travis, Did you mean: Congratulations Traitor." Why traitor

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