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 Search Engineer Defends SEO On Hacker News
Normally it is Googlers defending Google on Hacker News but Ryan Moulton, a software engineer at Google since 2006, who I think works on the Google search team, is defending SEO and the SEO business on Hacker News. In short, a blogger called out an email he received from a link builder asking to buy or get a link from his site. You and I get them all the time. But this blogger called this the destruction of the web.
- Google Image Search Now With Related Search Carousel
Google announced on Google+ that they have added a new way to explore related searches within image search through an image carousel...
- Facebook #Hashtags
Facebook now finally supports #hashtags, what took so long? I am not sure. Facebook talks about how this will help solve problems with search, discovery, participation and socially connecting...
- Twitter Analytics: Timeline Activity & Followers
Twitter launched free Twitter Analytics under Twitter Ads. The Twitter Analytics are pretty basic, giving you basic information about what you share and how many mentions, retweets, favorites, clicks and replies each tweet gets...
- Bing Glasses
Google Glass is so yesterday, now we have not just one glass but two from Bing, with Bing Glasses. Part of the SMX After Dark party at Advanced this week, Bing sponsored it and gave out Bing Glasses
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