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:
- AP's New Robot Writers; What Will Google Think?
The Associated Press, AP, announced they will be using algorithms, machines, robots to write their corporate earnings stories for the business news report. Yes...
- What Do I Need To Unlearn From My SEO Days From 5 Years Ago?
They often say, learning new things is way easier than unlearning old things. A WebmasterWorld thread has an old SEO who hasn't been in the game for five or more years, asking to be caught up quickly on what has changed. The answer is...
- Video: Google's Secret HREF LANG Webmaster Tools Report
A couple of weeks ago, we told you Google is working on a new href lang webmaster feature that Google would not disclose. In fact, Google was asking for beta testers to sign non-disclosure agreements, if they wanted to participate in the beta. Well...
- Google With Mixed Language Snippets
When it comes to multilingual sites, I am not that knowledgable but it is important as more and more companies and web sites need to go multilingual...
- Google Closing Orkut, Their First Social Network
Google announced that after ten years, they will be closing down Orkut, their first social network. Google is shutting down the service on September 30, 2014 but the public communities will be archived and viewable starting on the shutdown date...
- Now This Is A Google Watch
Google's Tony Ruscoe posted a picture on Google+ of the real Google Watch. He said, I don’t know why everyone’s making such a fuss about Android Wear devices. This original Google watch tells the tim
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Court Rules Google Must Face Class Action Suit Over Street View WiFi Data Collection, WebmasterWorld
- How to Use Part of HREF as a PHP Variable, WebmasterWorld
- Panda 4.0 – Mobile Redirects? / Time to recover from de-indexing?, WebmasterWorld
- Report: Twitter Shopping "Buy Now" Button Appears In Tweets, WebmasterWorld