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: Fantastic Web Sites Not Enough To Rank Well
One of my favorite Googlers, John Mueller, posted a response in a Google Webmaster Help thread that I would like to highlight. He basically said...
- Link Experts: Google Hostility, Links Less Important, Not Worried About Bad Links
Every year, Rae Hoffman-Dolan posts here Link Expert Interview and she did the same, this time at a new company. Every year the answers tend to be on the same wave length from year to year but this year...
- Google: 9,500 Website Infected Each Day With Malware
Google has shared with us some of the stats around sites that are infected and what Google does to protect users from it...
- Google Transit Directions Stop Working
There are dozens of reports from upset Google Maps Transit users around the States that the directions are simply not working. Like I said, several of the threads are at Google Maps
- Twitter's #Comfort Cafe
Danny Sullivan and friends visited the Twitter offices yesterday and he snapped some pictures and shared them on the various social networks. Here is one of Twitter's cafeteria. Don't you love the #
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- CTR now better than before but income 55% worst, WebmasterWorld
- Why are Google search suggestions for "transgender" so offensive?, Google Web Search Help
- Why are some parks grey?, Google Maps Help
- Doodle J. G. Galle's birthday, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Error messages in Firefox, YouTube Help
- Firefox and Adblock Plus, WebmasterWorld
- Google Maps Traffic view has several new and updated countries, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- I'm doing another English Google Webmaster Central office…, Pierre Far - Google+
- PageSpeed Insights extension Version 2.0 Released, WebmasterWorld
- Reported problem with payments via DirecPay, AdWords Community