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 Update Brewing? May 2013
There are some very early signs of a possible Google update brewing as of early this morning. A WebmasterWorld thread has some renewed chatter around an update...
- Google: Awesome Sites Are Better Than Perfect SEO'ed Sites
When it comes to SEO, I often meet two types of webmasters. The ones that know nothing about how search engines work and the ones that obsess over the smallest SEO concerns. There is often never a balance...
- Google Stops Showing Link To Additional Local Results
Now if you search for a local intent query in Google, Google will still likely show results from Google Places/Maps but it will no longer give you the ability to quickly click and see additional results...
- Why Did Google Change It To Google Palestinian?
As you may have seen across the news, Google changes the label on Google.ps from "Palestinian Territories" to "Palestinian...
- Google Story Time
John Taylor posted a picture on Google+ of the "Take Your Children To Work Day" at Google where a Googler is reading a story to Google children. He said, "A reading from Computational Fairytales by..
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- How Google Ranks Google Plus Profiles, Threadwatch.org
- Why do the displayed Google Instant results change when you hit enter?, WebmasterWorld
- Adsense experiment for Bachelor project, WebmasterWorld
- Geo targeting via a country specific extension, WebmasterWorld
- Senate Passes Internet Sales Tax Bill, WebmasterWorld
- The anatomy of *resource-based* Google suggestions, Threadwatch.org