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:
- Gossip: A Google Cat Fight On Hacker News
Watching people fighting online is part of covering search topics via discussion forums. The only thing is...
- Tip: Don't Ignore Google Webmaster Tools Notifications
Want a tip from me? If you get a notification via Google Webmaster Tools about an increase in server errors, an outage, increase in not found errors, GoogleBot not being able to access your site or any of those types of errors - do not ignore them.
- Google's New hreflang For Multilingual & Multinational Sites
In short, Google and Yandex support a new tag for sites that are multinational and multilingual websites and redirect or change the content of the pages for those users. This new tag helps Google and Yandex understand those redirects and content.
- Google AdWords Enhanced Ad Group Mobile Bid Adjustments
Google seems to be listening to the advertiser complaints with AdWords enhanced ads. Google announced that next month they will be adding a feature to allow advertisers to create mobile bid adjustments on the ad group level...
- April 2013 Google Maps Reviews Gone
Google has confirmed a bug in the Google Business Help forums, where the reviews left on your Google Maps listing in early April are now missing. Jade Wang from Google confirmed the issue saying Google is aware of the issue and working on fixing it...
- FairSearch, Microsoft & Others Claim Anti-Competitive Practices With Google's Android: Really
If you missed it, FairSearch announced a complaint with the European Union over Google's mobile strategy, specifically with how Android prevent competition. Google achieved its dominance in the smartphone operating system market by giving Android to device-makers for âfree...
- Google's Claw Game
SEO/Social Media consultant, Aaron Friedman paid a visit to Google's Chicago offices the other day and snapped a picture of a cute Claw Crane game branded with the Google logos. I can't exactly make
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Today we’ve started rolling out a redesigned Google Play…, Google Play - Google+
- AdSense Consultations For Publishers Earning $25/week, WebmasterWorld
- Beware Google Adwords Reps, HighRankings Forums
- In case you missed it: SMX München 2013 - Webmasters on the…, Pedro Dias - Google+