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:
- Lunar Eclipse On Google's Home Page
If you go to Google now you will see a special logo for the Lunar Eclipse that is happening today. Google just added the special logo to the home page, maybe an hour ago. I know it was not there this morning...
- Google Introduces New Search Features For Desktop & Mobile
Big day at the Inside Search event today where Google announced new desktop features and mobile features. The best way to explain them is to show the videos or for you to go to the Inside Search page and check it out yourself...
- Journalists Upset Over Focusing On Keywords In Stories
Kim posted a new thread on Cre8asite Forums after watching the Has Weinergate reporting gone too far...
- SEOs Report Changes At Google UK
A WebmasterWorld thread has reports from SEOs targeting Google UK saying that there are some significant ups and downs in the rankings for certain sites over the past week or so. The first report came on June 9th, last Thursday but it has then went silent for a few days...
- 24 Hour Businesses Out Of Luck On Google Maps?
A Google Places Help thread from the past has gotten some recent attention. Business owners who are open 24-7 feel they have no clear and easy way of communicating that to their customers on Google Maps via Google Places...
Sarah Palin was featured on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart with a Pmail line. Here is a picture of the clip but see the full clip on the Daily Show.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Are DMCAs the answer to Panda?, WebmasterWorld
- Is requiring a linkback a link-scheme violation?, Google Webmaster Help
- Porn website coming up on search for Marcus Pointe Baptist Church, Google Web Search Help
- SEO Best Practices For Restaurants & Eateries, Sphinn
- Should I Recycle URLs, Or Create New Ones, WebmasterWorld
- Ultimate Blogger’s Guide to Search Engine Optimization, Sphinn