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 Acquires AdMeld For $400 Million
Last week news broke that Google has acquired an advertising optimization platform for publishers named AdMeld for $400 million. They basically created sophisticated software to help publishers identify and sign the best advertisers for their web sites...
- Google Mobile iPhone App Bluetooth Issues
In March, Google released a major update to the Google iPhone App. According to some reports there is a bug with the app and how it overrides the bluetooth controls of the iPhone.
- Dell Sitelinks Go Missing In Google UK Bug
Dell's SEO manager posted a thread in the Google Webmaster Help forum asking why Dell UK lost their sitelinks. Doug from Dell UK explained they did a large migration of content...
- Google Allows IFrames In Some cases
A couple weeks ago, we reported Google updated their terms of service to disallow AdSense via IFrames. Google has now clarified why they changed their terms to mention IFrames and explained that in some cases...
- Google Gives Les Paul Logo A Home
Google has a special logo on Thursday for Les Paul, it was so popular, despite eating up watts that Google kept it live for another day. But now it has made the realm of the Google Pacman Doodle by earning itself a new permanent home...
- Phone Support Coming To AdSense Publishers?
Search Engine Land confirmed reports that Susan Wojcicki said Google testing phone support for AdSense publishers. Google told Search Engine Land that they are "testing additional phone support...
- Yahoo Indonesia Editorial Team Loses Leader
The Yahoo Indonesia editorial team had a "farewell party" last week. Budi Putra, the head of the editorial team there, posted pictures of his team on Flickr.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Why is My Content No Getting Indexed After Panda Update!, Google Webmaster Help
- Doodle Russia Day, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Doodle Valentines Day Brazil, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Useless ratings in Web SERP, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Doodle Fernando Pessoa, Google Blogoscoped Forum