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: Aggregated Statistics Is Not Great Content
I've been following a Google Webmaster Help thread about a site that offers statistics on hockey related content and players. In fact, the site is from 1998 and is supposedly really respected in the industry. The webmaster said April 24th, when the Penguin algorithm was released...
- Conway's Game of Life On Google
Search on Google for [conway's game of life] and you will find Google's latest Easter Egg. It is a geeky game that needs no intervention. It is actually known as the "Game of Life...
- Study: Stopping SEO Leads To 30% Drop In Top Rankings
A Cre8asite Forum thread has someone who conducted a small study where he claimed that those who stop maintaining their SEO campaigns saw a 30% drop in top rankings...
- Google Local Troubleshooter Needs Troubleshooting
A Google Places Help thread tells us that the troubleshooter under "My listing has incorrect information" for Google+ Local support is currently unavailable. Yes...
- IE7 Users No Longer Can Change The Google.com Background
Over two years ago, Google added a way for users to customize the background of Google.com. That feature has been upgraded and improved over the years. But as of yesterday, Internet Explorer 7 users can no longer customize the background of Google...
- Who Stole Android Jelly Bean From Google?
Richard Hay from Google posted a picture on his Google+ page sharing that the Android Jelly Bean Statue is mysteriously missing. He wrote, "someone stole Jelly Bean." Well, it is probably undergoing
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Bing UK Rolls Out 'Slicker, Cleaner Design', Faster and Improved SERPs, WebmasterWorld
- comScore: US Search Share, June, Bing Up, Google Up, Yahoo Down, WebmasterWorld
- Penalised Website Wants To Advertise With Me...., HighRankings Forums
- Report: Hackers List Credentials of 400,000 From Yahoo Service, WebmasterWorld