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:
- April 2014 Google Webmaster Report
Busy month at work? Didn't have time to follow all of Google's changes? Don't you worry, here is a short recap of what happened over the past month specific to Google changes that may impact SEOs and webmasters...
- Matt Cutts: PageRank Not Popularity, Topical PageRank Helps & Authority On Subjects Coming
In yesterday's video from Google's Matt Cutts, Matt summarized three topics that aren't necessarily new but often confused by folks in the webmaster and SEO community...
- New Google+ App Notifications Are Annoying Users
Google+ is polluted with complaints about how there are notifications (little red icons and numbers) in the Google+ iOS and Android apps that you cannot dismiss...
- Bing Cortana: Microsoft's Answer For Apple Siri & Google Now
Yesterday, Microsoft announced their answer to Apple Siri and Google Now - Cortana. Cortana is a virtual assistant for your Windows devices...
- Notice: GoogleBot Failing DNS Verification
Large sites or very detailed server administrators, sometimes go through the process of blocking rogue spiders and bots. To make sure you do not block legit spiders, like GoogleBot...
- Google Glass Selfie: David Hasselhoff & Sergey Brin
I am sure you've all seen the April Fools hack for having David Hasselhoff photobomb your Google+ photos automatically. Well, did you know David Hasselhoff was at the GooglePlex and took a Glass self
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Customer Support Should Be A Ranking Factor, Cre8asite Forums
- Noticed an odd site in the SERPs? Let us know, blackhatunderground.net
- Reminder: Important changes to the Google Click ID (GCLID)…, Google Ads - Google+
- Get lost in the twisting trails, tangled trees, and…, Google Maps - Google+