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 Confirms Four Ads At The Top & Removing Right Side Ads
Google has been testing four AdWords ads since 2006 and recently stepped up those tests in late 2015. Now, according to Search Engine Land...
- Google Major Spam Problems Notification Replaces Pure Spam Notification
Marie Haynes shared a photo of Google's new "Major Spam Problems" notification sent via the Google Search Console. This seems to be a replacement of the pure spam manual action...
- Google Sets 10 Monthly Multiple URLs Crawl Quota Due to Abuse
Earlier this month, Google added a captcha to their crawl and submit to index feature in the Google Search Console's Fetch as Google tool. Now...
- My Website Got Accepted Into DMOZ! How Should I Feel About That?
Last week I spotted a thread at WebmasterWorld that has a webmaster noticing his website was just accepted into DMOZ...
- Social Engineering Content Detected Google Search Console Notifications
Google is now sending out notifications for "Social engineering content detected" on your web site and sometimes it looks like the notifications are not valid...
- Googley Volvo License Plate
Jeff Dean from Google posted a picture of his Volvo which he bought in 2002. He had Googley license plates on them since but now he is donating the car to charity and buying a new one. He posted a pi
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Do follow link opportunity at Kickstarter, blackhatworld.com
- Yahoo Hires Bankers and Independent Committee Exploring Options, WebmasterWorld
- @rustybrick I'll miss you too haha. Though I'm sure I'll do/say quote-worthy things about #GoogleSearch as well ;) https://t.co/foJx9tCYMu, Stacie Chan on Twitter
- Are all link issues Penguin related?, WebmasterWorld
- Google Bungles Medication Serps, Cre8asite Forums