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 Panda 3.8 Live: June 25th & Refresh Only
Google has officially confirmed on Twitter that they pushed out a refresh of the Panda update. This one would be labelled version 3.8. It was only a refresh, meaning, Google did not make any algorithm signal updates. All they did was rerun the Panda algorithm to run through the index and release or capture sites that deserve, according to them, to be hit by the Panda algorithm.
- Link Removal Companies: We're In A New World
With all the concern over unnatural link notifications, the Penguin update, disavowing links and lawsuits over linking, SEOs and webmasters are eager to remove all bad links as far back as they can...
- The Susan & Maile Google Webmaster Hangout Today
Susan Moskwa & Maile Ohye and some of the more well known Googlers who are great out webmaster outreach - they go to many of the US based SEO/SEM events...
- YouTube Video Stuck At 301 Views? Here Is Why.
I had no idea, but there is this phenomenon with YouTube videos and the number 301. No, not a 301 redirect but 301 views. On popular videos...
- Android Kids
Googler, Louis Gray, posted a picture of his children wearing their Android sweat shirts. How cute. Three little Android kids playing by the tree.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Doodle Viktor Tsoi birthday, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Anyone Want To Contribute To A Search Marketing Standard Print Issue?, HighRankings Forums
- Facebook Switches Everyone's Emails to @Facebook.com, WebmasterWorld
- Google Webmaster Tools notice of detected unnatural links, Google Webmaster Help
- Massive link attack launched by competitors affected ranking, Google Webmaster Help
- New Imagery Added to Bing Maps, WebmasterWorld
- VidCon 2012 - see you in a few days!, YouTube Help