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 Docs Gets Voice Dictation
Google is adding voice dictation and voice typing to Google Docs. A post by Marques Brownlee on Google+ shows screen shots of him seeing the voice button within the Google Docs menu. He said...
- SEOs From Large Companies Can't Seek Out Google Webmaster Help?
I cannot tell you the number of SEOs who work at high profile companies who have gotten themselves in trouble by asking or posting information in a public Google forum. It is sad to see because sometimes that can lead to the SEO losing their job...
- Google: You Don't Have To Disavow Off Topic Links
A Google Webmaster Help thread has Google's John Mueller responding to webmaster concern over off topic links. Off topic links are when sites that are unrelated to you are linking to your site...
- Google Menus Now Officially Live But No Details For Webmasters
Late Friday, Google announced on Google+ that they now show restaurant menus in the search results. This is something we noticed
- Google Glass Explorers Upset Over Lack Of Software Updates But Promised Big Stuff
On Friday, there were tons of Google Glass Explorers eagerly awaiting the XE14 software update from Google. There was a private thread with hundreds of posts asking where is the update. Google alluded there would be an update in February, but it never came...
- Google Piggy Bank
Another neat swag item posted by Google's Daniel Waisberg on Google+. This is a red translucent piggy bank with Google imprinted on it. Not sure why they need a piggy bank. Analytics may want to co
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- It's live -> Flawed Algorithm Updates, Movie Blogs, &…, Glenn Gabe - Google+
- For those of you who can't get enough of the #Oscars,…, Google - Google+
- Report: Microsoft Experimenting With Free Windows 8.1 With Bing, WebmasterWorld
- Should I post new jobs in expired url's or new one, WebmasterWorld