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: Google Penguin 1.1, Google Shopping, Google+ Local & Fault
Google finally pushed out a Penguin algorithm refresh, it was done early Saturday morning and named Penguin 1.1. We thought Google released a Panda refresh a day or so ago but it wasn't confirmed...
- Webmasters Feel Hurt By Google Shopping Move To Paid Placement
Google announced big news, they are doing away with Google Product Search and replacing it with Google Shopping...
- Google Says Searches Are Up. Is Relevancy Down?
Google: Search Activity Rising Following Revamp via the Wall Street Journal has Google's head of search, Amit Singhal saying searches are up since releasing the knowledge graph...
- Poll: Penalize The SEO Agency For Tactics Applied To Clients?
Last week, we covered how Google banned the agency who implemented certain tactics that are against Google's webmaster guidelines. Although, as we pointed out later, this is not the first time Google took this route...
- Google To China: Our Search Engine Is Being Manipulated
Google and China don't necessarily get along too well. To read about their history, start here. Google's lastest revelation about their relationship is not shocking but extremely revealing...
- SEO Hand Motions
Melissa Fach put together this image collage of Matt Cutts and all his hand motions. She calls it an art form, talking with your hands. Cutts does a pretty good job with that, don't you think?
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- In 2008, ICANN announced a program to expand the number of…, Google - Google+
- If you go to Google and search for Lionel Richie the…, Matt Cutts - Google+
- New: Polish Google’s translation of your website, WebmasterWorld
- Windows 8 Release Preview now available, WebmasterWorld