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 Panda 4.0 Now Rolling Out; A New Panda Algorithm
Last night was pretty wild, with Google confirming an update over the weekend targeting spammy queries and also Google's Matt Cutts posting on Twitter that Panda 4.0 was released. This is a new Panda algorithm, not a refresh that we've seen almost monthly but enough for Google to name this 4...
- Google Authorship By Line Sometimes Does Not Show Image
Mark Traphagen, who follows Google+ and authorship more than anyone else I know (it is a bit obsessive in a good way)...
- Google AdSense Publishers Receive Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Breach Notifications
A Google AdSense Help thread has well over a hundred posts from AdSense publishers complaining they received a serious notification from Google that they are in "breach" of "passing personally identifiable information (PII) to Google...
- Google Spam Algorithm Version 2.0 Released Over Weekend
As I broke last night, Google has released an update to the Payday Loan Algorithm also known as the Google Spam Algorithm over the weekend. No, I was not crazy expecting something big that happened over the weekend and throughout the month and this week...
- Google Fossile Doodle Logo For 215th Birthday Of Mary Anning
Today on the Google home pages worldwide is a special Google logo...
- Google Dance Remembrance T-Shirts
The Google Dance refers to two things at Google. The first is how Google use to do monthly update cycles to their index and the second is the annual dance Google had where they invited the search com
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