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:
- Testing Google AdWords Sitelinks
Google launched ad sitelinks back in November of 2009. Since then we learned the impact they have on organic results, at least on click throughs. But how does Google determine which ad sitelinks to show...
- Google Not Underlining Search Result Titles
For the past few weeks I have been hearing reports of Google not underlining the titles of the search results. That conversation recently seemed to have spiked up and more and more people are now seeing, well - not seeing...
- Google Toolbar Font Huge
There are many reports from upset Google Toolbar users in the Google Web Search Help forums. The complaints all stem around the font size within the Google Toolbar. Here is one of the complaints: this large font is obnoxious...
- Bing Asking Merchants To Let Them Know If They Have An Inactive FTP Account
Justin Schmauser from the Bing support team has posted a thread in the Bing Shopping Help forums asking those merchants who have inactive FTP accounts to let him know...
- Google Plane Take Out At Moffett Field
Here is a video and picture of the Google Plane taking off at the Military airfield, Moffett Field. The video was taken on April 16, 2011 by Myles Grant and posted on Flickr.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Delicious Bought By YouTube Founders Hurley and Chen, WebmasterWorld
- Discussion: How do you explain being an SEO/PPC/Social Media marketer to the non-tech savvy?, Sphinn
- Google Extends Realtime Search Including Quora and Gowalla, WebmasterWorld
- Why All SEO's Should Learn Programming, Sphinn
- Have a WordPress Website? Here's how to prevent Google News from Indexing Certain Articles (other than the GN Sitemap), Google News Help
- Upcoming Sandbox DB Refresh: Thursday, April 28, AdWords API Forum
- Updates to Google places are not being posted, but were, until 21st April, Google Places Help