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 Really Kills Off Toolbar PageRank - Good Riddance
On Monday, March 7 2016, Google officially killed off Toolbar PageRank scores to the few browser tools and web site tools that use it. The 0 to 10 PageRank score that was heavily used...
- Google May Expand App Install Interstitial Penalty To Sneaky & Deceptive Alternatives
In November 2015, Google launched their App Install Interstitial Penalty which targeted a very specific and niche interstitial add. It was/is easy to get around technically...
- Google Doing Massive Site Migration Of Blogs From Blogspot To GoogleBlog URL
Google announced they are moving all of their Google Blogs from the blogspot.com domain to the googleblog.com domain. Why are they doing this...
- Google Offers Help On Resolving AMP Errors In Search Console
Tom from Google posted four steps to help those wishing to clean up their AMP errors in the Google Search Console. Those who went AMP already are noticing many errors popping up in the Search Console reports. Especially those who use that WordPress plugin...
- Google Logo Remembers Clara Rockmore Theremin
The Google logo today is for Clara Rockmore on her 105th birthday and it specifically calls out her Theremin, an electrical music instrument. Which is why Google decided to give her a Doodle...
- Google's Paul Haahr Has Haahrlets (Like Matt Cutts Had Cuttletts)
There was a term for the flock of webmasters who surrounded Google's Matt Cutts at SEO events, they were called Cuttletts. Well, now that Matt is no longer in the picture and Paul Haahr spoke at SMX
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- #Viewability rates can go up by using these 4 layout tips: http://goo.gl/YwKuM3, Google+ - AdSense
- Making the most of Mobile, with AdWords Top Contributors - Google+, Google+ - AdWords
- A new tool that allows people to find YouTube videos by location, localsearchforum.com
- AlphaGo takes the first game against Lee Sedol. In a game filled with complex…, Google+ - Google
- Google's AlphaGo AI Defeats Go Player In First of Five Games, WebmasterWorld
- Last Week in the AdWords Community (March 2-8), The Google Advertiser Community