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:
- Pictures Of The First People To Buy Google Glass
As we reported, Google Glass Explorers (the first non Googlers to be able to buy Google Glass) are now able to start picking up their pair of Google Glass, in order of who signed up first. I am part of the second batch, so I do not know exactly when I will be getting mine...
- Google Apps & Gmail Down For Many
Since about 8am EDT, Wednesday, April 17th, Google Apps and many of the products within it, including Gmail, Google Docs, Google Chat and so forth are down for many - including me. There are tons of complaints on Twitter...
- Google Quick View Badge Confirmed
In December we reported some signs of a new test of something called Quick View within the Google mobile search results. Well, Google has confirmed that this is a test yesterday on their search blog and on Google+...
- Does Google Want SEOs To Overreact?
An interesting thread at WebmasterWorld is asking SEOs to take a step back...
- Google Affiliate Network Shuts Down Again
Google announced last night that they are closing their Google Affiliate Network. Just so you know...
- Fun Google Silly Bandz
JB Ackley who works at the Department of Defense held a Google local event recently and posted a picture of some of the Google swag handed out at the event. One of those items was Google Silly Bandz.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Ecommerce strategy: should I enjoy google free visitors only?, WebmasterWorld
- Favorite SEO Tools, WebmasterWorld
- My Site Content Has Been Copied In 4 Sites. How To Proceed?, HighRankings Forums
- Yahoo Q1 Revenue $1.14 Billion, Down From $1.22 Billion A Year Ago, WebmasterWorld