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 Panda 3.4 Rollout
Google rolled out a Panda update late on Friday. Google announced the update on twitter saying: Panda refresh rolling out now. Only ~1.6% of queries noticeably affected. Looking into the wording on this tweet, we can learn a few things: (1) 1.6% of the search queries were effected, which is small but large for those hit. (2) This is specifically a "refresh" and thus
- Bing (Yahoo) Search Update - March 2012?
There is some chatter and discussion in the Bing and Yahoo WebmasterWorld forums that an update is happening or started happening a few days ago. Senior members are taking notice and one said: Looks to me in the areas I traverse Bing has had a recent update...
- Google AdSense Phone Support Pilot
A WebmasterWorld thread has one AdSense publisher claiming he received a message from Google asking if he wants to participate in an AdSense phone support pilot program where he/she would have a phone session with a Google AdSense representative for free...
- Bing Webmaster Tools Bugs?
A Bing Community thread has complaints from some webmasters saying Bing Webmaster Tools is extremely buggy. The issues reported consist of: (1) Not being able to add new sites to the tool. (2) Not being able to export data from the various reports...
- 376QQ6 License Plate
The 376QQ6 license plate is not new but Louis Gray shared it with me on Google+ a few days ago. I don't think we ever featured this plate in our Search Picture of the Day, so here it is.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google: It's Not A Search Company, It's a Data Mine, WebmasterWorld
- Microsoft and Others Raid Command and Control Over Botnets, WebmasterWorld