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:
- Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: February 22, 2013
This week in search we cover speculation that Google will run a Panda update shortly. We also ask why hasn't Google updated the Penguin algorithm in 5 months. There was a case that when removing a manual penalty can lead to less traffic. Google expanded the data highlighter tool to 40 languages...
- How To Leverage Search Queries Data Within Google Webmaster Tools
About three years ago, Google launched search query data within Google Webmaster Tools. The reporting in the search queries data is one of the more value areas within Webmaster Tools...
- YouTube Channel Page Now Only Showing Public Video Views
Keane Ng from Google, the YouTube community manager, announced in a YouTube Help thread that the view counts on your channel page may have dropped due to a change on how Google counts YouTube views on that page...
- Edward Gorey Self Taught Writer & Artist Celebrated With Google Logo
Today on Google's home page is a special Google logo, aka Google Doodle for the 88th birthday of Edward Gorey. Edward Gorey was a well known and respected writer, illustrator and poet known for the works named The Gashlycrumb Tinies, The Doubtful Guest...
- Google Cushions
Jason Mayes from Google posted a picture on Google+ of Google letter shaped pillow cushions on a Google couch behind him. I am not sure where the picture was taken, i.e. at Google or at his home or s
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google and Nielsen Publish Consumer Holiday Spending Data Across Screen Sizes, WebmasterWorld
- Is Reporting Webspam to Google as Ineffective as a Sugar Pill?, WebmasterWorld
- Modifying the DNS CNAME to make "www" URLs fail, WebmasterWorld
- The RIAA Wants Google To Ignore Bad SEO And Push "Legit" Music Sites Up Above Pirate Sites, Threadwatch.org
- Twitter Uses DMARC to Act Against Email Phishing For User Passwords, WebmasterWorld