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 Spam Algorithm For Spammy Queries: Pay Day Loans+
As expected, Google's Matt Cutts announced last night before his chat at SMX Advanced on Twitter that they have begun rolling out a new algorithm to target spam in more spammy industries in Google. Matt Cutts explained...
- Example URLs Now In Google Webmaster Tools Notifications
Last night at SMX Advanced, Matt Cutts announced that now most Google Webmaster Tools notifications will contain example URLs with specific examples of what is wrong with your site...
- Are Your Links Missing In Google Webmaster Tools?
There are new reports surfacing of a bug in Google Webmaster Tools...
- Google Takes Stance On Mobile SEO: Site Not Mobile Friendly, You Won't Rank Well.
Google has taken a strong stance on mobile SEO, announcing there will be demotions if your site is not mobile friendly or is misconfigured when it comes to being mobile friendly...
- Google Buys Waze, The Loved Mapping Software
Google has officially acquired Waze, or announced they have agreed to acquire them. Waze is a social mobile app GPS, mapping, directions application with a very dedicated and loving user base. The company is Israeli based...
- Pug, Pig & Polar Bear With Google's Matt Cutts
Last night at SMX Advanced, Google's Matt Cutts did his keynote discussion with Search Engine Land's Danny Sullivan. As a tease to that, SMX put out stuffed animals and tweeted pictures of Matt with
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Is there a way to read WMT messages sent before I've become an owner?, Google Webmaster Help
- Updated Google Certified Partner (GCP) exams and s..., AdWords Community
- What Does Google Consider Natural?, Cre8asite Forums