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 Bug Fix Returns Traffic To SlashFilm & Other Movie Blogs
Monday we reported how SlashFilm.com & movie blogs saw a huge decline in traffic around February 14th and how Google's Matt Cutts said he will look into it. Well he did and their traffic is back...
- You Can Fake Your Google +1 Counts With Redirects
Enrico Altavilla discovered a bug with how Google+ shows +1s for a page, which has already been patched by Google. It is pretty amazing and reminds me of how webmasters faked their PageRank back in 2005...
- Google Tests Detailed Local Reviews In Knowledge Graph
Dr. Pete Meyers from Moz spotted another Google user interface test, this one with the knowledge graph box where Google is showing local results with example reviews directly in the box. Pete said...
- Google AdWords Flexible Conversion Counting
Google announced a new conversion counting method named "flexible conversion counting." This new method replaces the old way of counting conversions...
- Bing Better Than Google At Tracking 12 Digit Fedex Tracking Numbers
Did you know Bing is better at Google when it comes to tracking some FedEx packages...
- Canadian Googlers Add Flag To KitKat Android Statue
Canadians are all proud, as they should be, for their Olympics gold in ice hockey. So much so that the Canadian Googlers added a Canadian flag to the Android KitKat statue outside of the Android offi
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Glass meets Google Analytics. Watch the latest…, Google Analytics - Google+
- New underwater #StreetView imagery in partnership with…, Google Maps - Google+
- Tip of the Week: Organizing your Segments Posted by +Daniel…, Google Analytics - Google+