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 Panda Continuous Update But Gets Prepared Between Roll Outs?
Today is the 5th anniversary of the Google Panda update, which touched down on February 24, 2011. Yesterday, John Mueller of Google answered another question on Panda, and his answer I found interesting...
- Google Data Change: Internal Index Updates For Mobile Apps Only
On the data anomalies update page Google posted a notice that on February 5th and 8th of this year they made an "internal index updates" for mobile apps only. Google added "these changes do not affect end users so you should see no change on impressions...
- Google: No, We Don't Have An SEO Partner Program
We reported that Google has mixed messaging around having an SEO Google Partner program. A week or so ago, Google said that they do not offer SEO certification but then shortly after that, Google posted a page saying they have an SEO partner program...
- Google: No Announcement Dates On Penguin 4.0 Launch
It has been over a week since we last mentioned Penguin, so yesterday...
- Google Send To Phone Feature Now On Local Knowledge Graph Panel
If you search for any term that brings up a local based knowledge graph in Google, such as [rustybrick]...
- GIF: Google Cardboard From Coca Cola Box
The Google Cardboard team shared this animated GIF of a coca cola box being turned into Google Cardboard. It is from this YouTube video, which shows how Coca-Cola is experimenting with converting car
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Announcing Google #Analytics support for Accelerated Mobile Pages (#AMP)…, Google+ - AdSense
- Go Behind the Scenes of the Google Dance with Googler Gary Illyes, Google+ - Bruce Clay
- UK Google SERPs Being Americanised, WebmasterWorld
- Instagram Now Allows Switching Between Multiple Accounts, WebmasterWorld
- Last Week in the AdWords Community (Feb. 17-23), The Google Advertiser Community