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:
- The IRS Penalizes Bing?
Carl Malamud, a well respected technologist, author, and public domain advocate posted on Twitter that Bing's spider "got a timeout" by not playing nice with the IRS database. It seems that BingBot...
- Google Analytics Administer Goals Interface Updated
Scott Hendison posted on Google+ that he noticed a new goals interface to add goals within Google Analytics. I personally do not see the new administrative interface for setting up goals...
- Google: Nothing Is Changing With Google+
Google's Moritz Tolxdorff, the Google+ Community Manager said on Google+ in response to the rumors of Google+ being cut down, saying that is not true. He said: Yes...
- Google Restaurants Filter By Price, Ratings, Cuisine & Hours
Google announced on Google+ that you can now search restaurants in your area and now even filter by price, ratings, cuisine and hours of operation. I am not sure if this is a really new feature but if you haven't used it...
- Google: No Limit To The Number Of Links You Can Have On A Page
Since 2008 we've known Google stopped their 100 links per page limit. Last year, Matt Cutts posted a video answer on that topic as well. While Google has said they don't have a 100 link limit anymore...
- Google Self Driving Car In Mountain View Parade
Google's Jon Wiley posted a picture of a self driving car in the Mountain View Spring Parade. The parade took place on Saturday, April 26, 2014 and I guess Google had their self driving car go for a
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Pinterest Rolls Out Guided Search, WebmasterWorld
- New Vulnerability Found in Every Single Version of Internet Explorer, WebmasterWorld