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 Helps An SEO Try To Land A Job At A Large Publisher
In the Google webmaster hangout last week, an SEO who is going on a job interview at a really huge web site, a news publisher he said...
- Paul Haahr From Google Explains Offensive Vs Inaccurate
Yesterday we covered the new quality raters guidelines and how it targets and flags offensive, inaccurate and hate content in the search results. Tons of people took it to mean that Google is censoring the internet. That is not really the case, instead...
- Does Google Patrol The Black Hat Forums & Communities?
For as long as I can remember, I believe Googlers, including folks like Matt Cutts back in the day, used to regularly visit the black hat forums and communities - including the ones that were private...
- Are Google Search Snippets Showing False Dates?
The other day, Bill Hartzer posted that he saw Google showing inaccurate and false dates on his articles within the Google search results. Now I see a WebmasterWorld thread started by the administrator there, with a similar complaint...
- Google Hamburg Office Mini Swimming Pool
Here is a photo I found on Instagram from Henning Dorstewitz of YouTube showing off a room in the Google Hamburg office. This room looks like a small pool and he said people go swimming it in. But I
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- @SEO @digital_visions @JohnMu you could try to remove the noscript, but John asked the team & we don't use the tokens from canvas currently, Gary Illyes on Twitter
- Get out your List and get going. Introducing all your favorite places, in you..., Google+ - Google Maps
- Report: U.S. Ad Spend Up 16pct to $83 billion this Year, WebmasterWorld
- Report: U.S. Prepares Indictments Over Yahoo Hacking, WebmasterWorld
- Terrible Fake Trump Business Reviews could cost the #Trump Empire $100 Million. SAD!, localsearchforum.com
- We just pushed a small but useful update to Google Analytics: You can now open other GA views in a new tab from the header @googleanalytics https://t.co/PojLhbnZdA, Ajay Nainani on Twitt
- DYK people often think ranking takes place during indexing, but the index is only a storage. Ranking actually happens during serving. https://t.co/aqAr1N2vcs, Gary Illyes on Twitter
- This week, a couple of Challenges from Scandinavia... or are they Nordic coun..., Google+ - Dan Russell