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:
- Pic: Google's Film/Foggy Search Results Issue?
Two days ago, I reported on some people reporting seeing foggy or filmy Google results. I finally have a picture, provided by Noisette, a top contributor in the forums...
- Do You Report Search Spammers To Google?
Just over three years ago, we polled you asking do you report competitors via spam reports to Google...
- Google Maps Cache Issue With Layer Switching
Amanda L. from Google posted a confirmation of an issue some Google Maps users are having with swapping between various layers on Google Maps. In a Google Maps Help thread Amanda posted on the issue saying it is a "known issue...
- To Censor Google Search Results Through Personalization
Eli Pariser gave an interesting presentation at TED named Beware online "filter bubbles". In short he goes through how when Google and Facebook use personalization to show you results, i.e. Google search results or Facebook status updates, it can be a form of censorship...
- Chrome Chocolates
Here is a picture of nice chocolates from Google. They have the Chrome logo on the top and I think they were given out at Google I/O this week or maybe not. This photo was taken by Lucas Laurindo.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google braces to pay at least $500-million in ad probe, WebmasterWorld
- Google Chromebooks Available June 15th, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Can we have a share button for the google doodles so that it can be shared on facebook, Google Web Search Help
- Has Anyone Ever Dethroned Wikipedia?, WebmasterWorld