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 2.2 Update Underway?
As I noted in the June 2011 Google report, there is some early indication that Google is doing a new Panda release now. A WebmasterWorld thread has people taking notice of the ranking changes as of last night after 6pm EDT.
- June 2011 Google Webmaster Report
Here is your monthly Google Webmaster report - the June 2011 version. We base these reports off of two things. The ongoing WebmasterWorld thread and the stories we covered in the past 30 days here. For last month's report see the May 2011 Google report...
- Google, Yahoo & Bing To Test IPv6 Tomorrow, June 8th
Google announced that .05% of you may have issues (i.e. slowness) accessing Google tomorrow due to it being World IPv6 Day. World IPv6 Day is when the major internet companies, including Google, Yahoo, Bing and others...
- $1,000 SEO Link Value Reward Contest
Michael Martinez, a frequent commenter here, posted a $1,000 reward for someone in the SEO industry to provide a clear 100% positive proof with evidence that links work to rank sites in Google.
- Google Web Search Results May Add More Pictures
Google announced when your search has the intent of wanting to see pictures, Google will make sure to show more pictures on the web results. If you add images, pictures, photos and so on to your search query...
- Google's Prayer Times Rich Snippet Markup
Yesterday, after a month or so of research, I wrote up a story at Search Engine Land named Google's Prayer Time Rich Snippets: The Good & Bad. In short...
- Yahoo Swatch Watch
Here is a picture of a Yahoo Swatch watch. Swatch watches were (maybe still are?) a very popular brand of watches in the late 80s and early 90s. This purple Yahoo watch is by Swatch.
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