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 :: March 8, 2013
Busy week, Google has penalized another link network, we believe it was SAPE links this time. Google's advertorial spam action on Interflora was reversed after 11 days...
- Do You Use The hreflang Attribute? Google Wants Your Feedback
Christopher Semturs, the Googler who is the man behind geo-specific search engine visibility topics, posted a thread at Google+ asking for feedback on the use of the hreflang attribute.
- Redesigned News Feed Coming To Your Facebook
Facebook announced they are pushing out a new experience for the news feed that they claim will make the news feed less cluttered and more focused. The goal is to make it more unified and attractive to look at on all devices...
- Reports Of Google Alerts Not Working
There are reports in the Google Web Search Help forum that Google Alerts is not functioning as it was last year. Searchers are saying they are getting much fewer search notifications from Google Alerts than they were months prior...
- Why Doesn't My Country Show The Google International Women's Day Logo?
Today is International Women's Day and like always, Google has a logo to honor the women around the world. They had one in 2012, 2011 and 2010...
- The View From Google's San Francisco Office
Kinnari Jhaveri, a Business Development at Google Shopping & Search, posted a picture of the view she has while working for the day in the Google San Francisco office. Isn't that a nice view. Seems
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Making it easier to place phone calls from inside Hangouts …, Jordanna Chord - Google+
- Ga: Creating/combining Advanced Segments, HighRankings Forums