Daily Search Forum Recap: July 2, 2013

Jul 2, 2013 - 4:00 pm 0 by

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 Webmaster Tools Cleans Up Navigation & More
    Google has announced a clean up of Google Webmaster Tools, where they reorganized the left hand navigation menu...
  • Why My Google Sitelink Demotions Aren't Holding
    Over the past several months, there has been a quiet but repetitive topic taking place in the Google forums. A recent one was started by loupiote, who said "a couple of weeks ago, I have demoted the link yet...
  • Reports: Google AdSense CTR Drastically Drops
    There are reports in WebmasterWorld and Google AdSense Help forums of huge drops in the CTR and earnings for Google AdSense publishers on July 1st. The responses from official Googlers, at least coming second hand from publishers...
  • Google: You Are Ugly
    I just can't get over how ugly and unattractive some of the Google search results have come with the addition of the expanded local carousel. I thought maybe I was the only one who felt it was ugly but no, many do. The reactions on Twitter, via email and now on the forums...
  • Google News Goes Larger With Pictures & Adds Sports & Weather
    Google News announced three new changes to the Google News portal and is testing another Google News feature. The announced changes include that Google is adding a sports box on some pages...
  • Google's Giant Lite Brite
    Matthew Melone, I think a Google Intern, posted a picture of a giant lite brite that reads, "Welcome 2 Google." He said the lite brite is actually "totally functional", which should not surprise any

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