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:
- Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: June 22, 2012
Sorry for missing last week, I was in Germany but I covered the past two weeks in this short video. Google confirmed there was a Panda update about two weeks ago. There was more chatter
- Link Incentives Are Against Google's Webmaster Guidelines
A Google Webmaster Help thread has a message from Google's John Mueller that offering an incentive to link to your site in exchange for unlocking features is most likely against Google's webmaster guidelines...
- Naked In The File Name Of Your Image? Google Images May Block It
A Google Webmaster Help thread has one webmaster who is upset that many, about 4,000...
- Did The Twitter Down Time Affect You?
Yesterday at around noon eastern time, Twitter went down and went really slow for a everyone who wanted to us it. I honestly didn't really notice but did you?
- Bing Image Search Is 7% Of Bing Search Volume
Less than a day after Yahoo announced a design and features upgrade to their image search, Bing announced the same. Bing said that their image search "makes up 7% of all Bing searches." Wow...
- Android On Phone
Stefan Keuchel from Google posted a picture of his new Android friend sitting in his chair making a phone call. Stefan works in the Google Germany office, so this must have been taken there. Nice to
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- On Ukrainian homepages Thursday, we celebrated the birthday…, Google - Google+
- Search engines need time & other signals to confirm a site is "fantastic", WebmasterWorld
- The one questions that you'd ask an AdWords employ..., AdWords Community
- Viktor Tsoi was one of the pioneers of Russian rock music…, Google - Google+