Daily Search Forum Recap: May 17, 2012

May 17, 2012 - 4:00 pm 0 by

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:

  • Hit By Penguin? Google Query Hack To Confirm?
    Here is one more crazy thing for the Penguin Igloo - a search hack that may show you if you were hit by the Penguin update...
  • Google Knowledge Graph: Google Labels Me An SEO Expert
    Yesterday, Google announced what they are calling the knowledge graph. In short, it provides answers directly in the search results sourced from third parties such as Wikipedia but driven from their acquisition of Metaweb in 2010 and the FreeBase database...
  • Google Uses Text Of Code It Doesn't Understand
    There are new technologies coming out on the web all the time and Google isn't always up to date in understanding the markup used on those web pages. So what does Google do when it doesn't understand the markup...
  • Google AdSense API Referral Bounty
    A thread in the Google AdSense Help forums has a question on a new term being used by Google AdSense named the "API Referral Bounty." It is the left over residue income generated from the Google API Referrals program which expired or sunsetted a few days ago...
  • A Sea Of Google Bikes
    Gabor Cselle posted a picture of a tremendous number of Google bikes all lines up next to each other - like a sea of Google bikes. Yes, these may be the ugliest bikes out there but there are many of

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