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 :: April 8, 2011
This week at the Search Engine Roundtable we gave our monthly Google SEO webmaster report. We also discussed possible early signs of a new Farmer / Panda rollout. Google smacked down a webmaster after complaining about the update...
- Google On Outranking Stolen Content
One thing with this farmer/panda Google update that seems to be impacting a lot of sites, is that there are many examples of sites producing original content and other sites taking their content and outranking them...
- Google Update Underway? Farmer/Panda Hits Again?
There is a WebmasterWorld thread with reports from some webmasters that they are seeing massive changes to the Google search results. Typically posts like this mean that some are seeing test or early results on one of the many Google data centers...
- How Does Google Instant Suggest Results?
Danny Sullivan has written the ultimate guide to how Google Instant autocomplete suggestions work. He put a lot of time, research and work into this piece, getting facts and confirmation from Google on all of it. Any SEO should really read it...
- Bing's Awesome iPad App
Bing has designed a really spectacular looking search app for the iPad, Bing for iPad. You can download it for free on iTunes. It is really slick, fluid and even fun to use. Here are some screen shots...
- Yahoo Winking Dart Pen
Interesting dart like pen from Yahoo that has a winking smiling face. The picture was taken a day ago in Singapore using an Apple iPhone 4. It was taken by Jonas de los Reyes and posted on Flickr.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Chile time in Search is wrong, Google Web Search Help
- Microsoft's Bing Maps 'Streetside' Service Launches In Germany, WebmasterWorld