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:
- Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: April 29, 2011
This week on the Search Engine Roundtable...
- Video From 1999 Of Google's TGIF Staff Meetings
Here is a video from a month before Google hired Matt Cutts. It is a video of what Google called "TGIF." They were Google's weekly all-staff meeting. It was used to introduce new hires, birthday wishes, and discuss Google's growth, plans, projects and so on.
- The Royal Wedding Search Engine Logos
For those of you who do not live under a rock, today is the Royal Wedding. Prince William and Catherine (Kate) Middleton are getting married as I write this. In fact...
- Google Finally Downplays PageRank In New Google Toolbar
A couple weeks ago, Google announced the release of a new Google Toolbar. It appears that with this release it is harder to see the PageRank indicator and even make it part of the standard bar options.
- June 1st The Google Base API Is Shutting Down
This is just a reminder to those who are still utilizing the Google Base API. In about a month, June 1, 2011, the Google Base API will be shut down. We warned you about this in December, with our post named Google Sunsetting Base API For Two Shopping APIs...
- The Royal Wedding Google Pegmen
Google Maps has a special pegman for the royal wedding. The pegman is a bride and a groom, aka Prince William of Wales and Catherine (Kate) Middleton, as the pegman. Pretty cool!
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Places is Adding Upcoming Events To Venues via Rich Snippets, Sphinn
- A facebook group If You think There is something Wrong in Google Panda Update, Google Webmaster Help
- Harnessing the Power of Flickr, Sphinn
- Microsoft Reports Q3 With 13pct Increase, WebmasterWorld