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 Universal Analytics
Google has announced they've opened up the beta for Google Universal Analytics to all Google Analytics publishers. What is Universal Analytics...
- Google Discontinues Blocked Sites After Months Of It Not Working
In March 2011, two years ago, Google introduced a blocked sites feature that allows searchers to block unwanted sites via Google's search interface. In December 2012, the feature stopped working and today, Google posts a message that blocked sites is discontinued...
- Google: You're Really Dead, Really
Seems as if Amy Wilentz came back to life after Google's knowledge graph confirmed she was dead. This is not the first person Google put 6 feet under. We had it before with Madhav Prasad Ghimire but that case was more of a mystery. This one...
- SEO Inc's Link Removal Requests
It appears that SEO Inc. (www.seoinc.com - dare I link to them) is sending out link removal requests. A Cre8asite Forum thread discusses it and I also received the request...
- Google On Using Other Languages On The Same Page
A few years ago, we reported that Google really wants you to stick with one language on one page and not mix it up too much. But I spotted a thread
- Google Surf Boards
Asaf Paz shared a picture on Facebook of Google Israel's new office. This specific room is the surfer room, with tons of Google branded surf boards. I am not a surfer but I guess that is what Google
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- If you Verify via Analytics Tag..Do you have to terminate access - to remove a user from WBMT?, Google Webmaster Help
- A Portent Epiphany!, Cre8asite Forums
- Advocates For Disabled Americans Sue Sites Failing To Comply With ADA, WebmasterWorld
- google indexing https pages as diferent pages?, WebmasterWorld
- Website Not Showing Anywhere For Keywords, HighRankings Forums