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:
- Google Has Manually Penalized Mozilla
Mozilla.org, the non-profit organization behind Firefox, Thunderbird and tons of developer oriented tools, was penalized by Google. Christopher More, Mozilla's Web Production Manager, posted the details of the penalty in the Google Webmaster Help forums...
- Google's Cutts With Tim O'Reilly On Government Regulation
Sorry for the animated GIF, I bet it is really annoying. But I wanted to notify you of a chat Matt Cutts, Google's head of search spam...
- Want To Report Spam To Matt Cutts? Use Hacker News.
A Hacker News thread has an interesting post about some of the templates comment spammers use to inject those almost, but not really, real but spammy comments on your site...
- Does Google Allow Links Through Customer Discounts?
A WebmasterWorld thread asks a question about offering discounts on products in exchange for a link - is it against Google's webmaster guidelines...
- The Facebook Mule
I was invited to attend a small event at Facebook's New York City office a couple weeks ago and I decided to take some pictures of the office. One of those pictures was of a stuffed mule, decked out
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Cache Creating Broken Links, HighRankings Forums
- Happy St. George's Day Over on google.co.uk today there's…, Google UK - Google+
- I've always been impressed by the way Eric talks about…, John Mueller - Google+
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