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:
- That Google Update Was Just A Bug Says Google
On Tuesday, we covered a huge spike in reports about webmasters noticing their sites being drastically downgraded in Google. We asked if this was the Over optimization penalty or something else. Matt Cutts responded on Google+ that this was not the over optimization penalty, it was a bug with their parked domain classifier. Matt said...
- Google Analytics Moves Old Version Link To Footer
The Google Analytics Forum is lighting up with questions about how to access the old version of Google Analytics. I linked to one thread, but there are plenty of threads with this question popping up...
- Google Maps To Add "We've Moved" Message
Vanessa from the Google Maps team said on Google Places Help that they will likely bring a new message status to business information for businesses that move a lot...
- Google's Cutts Speaks In Korea On "Search Inside"
Google's Matt Cutts shared on Google+ that he spoke in Korea back in January on search topics. The talk is about 45 minutes long, where he talks about the evolution of search, search as it is now...
- Google+ Puffy Stickers For $2
Louis Gray has informed us on Google+ that the Google Store now lets you buy the new Google+ stickers for $2 a piece. They also come in sheets at $10 for 5. They are "puffy g+ stickers."
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google.com Has An Issue With My American Spelling, WebmasterWorld
- Link Building By Buying Several Urls, HighRankings Forums
- Yahoo Plans To Close Non-Core Products, WebmasterWorld
- No access to my manual Budget status and updat.., AdWords Community
- Tumblr To Add Paid Adverts From May 2, 2012, WebmasterWorld