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 :: May 17, 2013
Very busy week at Google, mostly because of I/O but a lot of other things going on - it didn't help that I was offline for two days. We first discuss the ten changes coming to Google related to SEO, including softening Panda...
- Your Rankings Drop Around May 15th? May Be Due To Link Networks Google Busted
On May 15th, Google's head of search spam, announced on Twitter that Google has taken "action on several thousand linksellers in a paid-link that passes PageRank network." Google has done this time and time again...
- Google Maps Will Allow You To Move Reviews To A Different Listing
Jane Wang from Google announced in the Google Business Help forums that you can now make a request for Google to move your businesses reviews from one listing to another...
- Google Drops The "Translated Foreign Pages" Search Filter
Google has dropped yet another search filter option from the search results. This one is named "Translated Foreign Pages...
- Google Adds Organization Schema Markup For Knowledge Graph Logos
Google has announced they've added support for the schema.org markup for organization logos within the search results, specifically not the search snippets but within the knowledge graph...
- Gaining Access To The New Google Maps
As we expected, Google introduced the new Google Maps interface and features at Google I/O. The new maps are no longer a "static map" but now the maps are "immersively interactive" said...
- Google+ Blimps
Many of us are missing out of the excitement of being at Google I/O but we can always live through the eyes (or Google Glass) of others. Melissa Daniels from Google posted on Google+ pictures of Goog
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- A common mistake people make is that they NoIndex a page,…, Eric Enge - Google+
- Bing uncloaks Klingon translator, WebmasterWorld
- Food Recipe SERPs and Thumbnail Photos, WebmasterWorld
- German Court Rules Google Must Remove Autocomplete Entries If Defamatory, WebmasterWorld
- YouTube Live Access Expanded!, YouTube Help
- EMD - Case Study, blackhatworld.com