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:
- Can't Login To Your AdWords Account? You're Not Alone
Over the weekend and on Friday, many Google AdWordsÂ users began complaining they could not login to their AdWords account. Google posted a thread at the Google AdWords Help forum that this is a known issue...
- Google AdWords Job Ad Extensions?
Spotted by James Carswell, Google is testing a new form of an AdWords ad that shows the number of job openings available on the landing page.
- Bing Malware Lavel Removal Takes A Month
A Bing Forum thread has Wil from Bing telling a webmaster that it can take between 3 and 6 weeks to have a malware label removed from the search results. This is in comparison to Google which normally can remove a malware label within 24 hours...
- Google Copying Bing's Image Results? Google Cheating Bing?
Tristan Savatier, aka loupiote, spotted an interesting issue with Google indexing and displaying Bing's image cached results in the Google Image search index. He posted a thread at Google Webmaster Help explaining that he found 8 million or so of the Bing search-engine cached thumbnail images being indexed by Google Image search.
- Memorial Day Logos & Ribbons From Google & Bing But Not Yahoo
Today is Memorial Day in the United States and we have logos from Google, Bing, Ask.com, Dogpile and others. But one big 'search' player that is missing a logo is Yahoo. Normally Yahoo does have a special logo for the day but not today...
- Google Cookies For GoogleBot
Pedro Dias posted a picture of real GoogleBot Cookies. Pedro Dias works for Google in the Search Quality in Ireland. So these cookies are legit.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- 15 Takeaways about Google and SEO from Matt Cutts, Sphinn
- How Google Killed Category Killer Domain Names, Sphinn
- How SEOmoz Gained 1000s of Visits from Google News (You Can Too), Sphinn
- URL parameters when clicking home page Doodles, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- New limited "more products" page, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- "Save trees" ad does not save trees, Google Maps Help
- Adding 'Mature' content to merchant site. any repercussions?, WebmasterWorld
- API for Google Translate is Now Deprecated, WebmasterWorld
- Even after we've updated our address, the map marker shows our old business address. WHY!?, Google Places for business Help
- How Google Might Choose High Quality Reviews to Display for Products and Businesses, Sphinn
- Jason Calacanis Blog Claims Manual Search Changes Are Frozen, WebmasterWorld
- Why did the Google Rep at the National Restaurant Show tell me I could change my email account settings at any time?, Google Places for business Help