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 25, 2016
This week in search, Google disclosed what the top three ranking factors are, which are links, content and RankBrain - if RankBrain is even a ranking...
- Former Google Spam Fighter: Machine Learning Already In Spam Algorithms
Yesterday we reported that Google is aiming to use machine learning in spam algorithms, to better fight spam. Shortly after I wrote that, former Google spam fighter Murat Yatagan...
- Here Is Some Google Engineer Sarcasm For You
One thing well known about the culture within Google is the heavy level of sarcasm and layers of jokes that go into the conversation there...
- Google: Web Spam Algorithms Global But Some Regions Pose More Spam Issues For Google
Continuing with our coverage of the Google Q&A via WebPromo that we covered over the past day, with Andrey Lipattsev... He explained why some non-English language based Google search results appear easier to spam, even though the spam algorithms are global...
- Google AdWords Dynamic Search Ads Now Defaults To Recommended Bid Feature
Google announced on Google+ that those who use dynamic search ads in Google AdWords, that the bid will default to the "recommended bid." Google said this is because they want to get advertisers up and running faster with these dynamic search ads...
- Google Star Wars Wall Stickers
Richard Hay from Google shared a photo of some Google engineer who posted a star wars themed wall sticker by the wall by his desk. Richard said "when Google Engineers get fathead wall stickers." Fath
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Ever wanted to see inside a Google data center? Now you can, in 360 degrees →…, Google+ - Google
- Google Tag Assistant is a critical tool for marketers & developers. Google Tag…, Google+ - Google Analytics
- Today's #GoogleDoodle in India celebrates Holi, the most colorful holiday in…, Google+ - Google
- [New blog post] Today, we'd like to kick off a three-part blog series that will…, Google+ - AdSense
- @patrickstox It's actually RankBrian. Ever wondered how @brianwhite is able to catch so much spam?, Matt Cutts on Twitter