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 Updates Quality Rating Guidelines - EAT
Jennifer Slegg reports that Google has completely revamped the Google Quality Rating Guidelines, which is used for Google contractors to manually review search results and send that feedback to Google's team to improve the overall algorithm...
- Google Site Command Showing Review Snippets Only?
Irving Weiss, the SEO lead at Vitals.com, shared a thread with me on Moz that in some cases, Google is only showing the reviews rich snippets when the query is a site command. Here is an example...
- Google Webmaster Blog Redesigned
Google has redesigned the Google Webmaster Central Blog yesterday to give it an updated and cleaner look and make it work better on mobile devices. Here is the old version: Here is the new version: Sadly...
- Marcia, An Old SEO Forum Personality, Passes
Marcia, a personality many of you may remember from the various forums, including WebmasterWorld and many other SEO forums, has passed away earlier this week...
- Google Maps UFO Pegman Makes An Appearance Again
Google Maps posted on their Google+ page that yesterday was the 67th anniversary of the Roswell UFO incident. To celebrate, they linked to area 51 on Google Maps. Yes...
- Dressing Up Android At Google Georgia
Bentley Smith posted pictures of Family Day at the Google Austell, Georgia office the other day. Here is a picture of him dressed up next to an dressed up Android statue. Googlers really know how to
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Insert from Drive in the Gmail Android app It’s now easier for you to share…, Google+ - Gmail
- Now you can mirror your Android screen onto your TV with Chromecast, really…, Google+ - Sundar Pichai
- a Quagmire For Google Et Al, Cre8asite Forums