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:
- Subdomains: Hubpages Way Out Of Google Panda Purgatory?
Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal blog posted an article named Site Claims to Loosen Google "Death Grip". The article describes how Hubpages was hit hard by Google's Panda update and finally, after five months...
- Google Ignoring Your Page Titles?
For the past month, I've been seeing sporadic reports that Google is ignoring the webmaster's title tag and rewriting it to a Google made up title tag.
- YouTube Video Stop Uploading? No Need To Start Again!
David from YouTube announced a new feature for the YouTube video upload tool at the YouTube Help forums. David said they have implemented a new feature to let users continue their video upload even after it fails...
- Google Maps Removes Driving With Traffic Estimates
I am not sure exactly when this happened, but Google Maps has dropped one of the more useful features. The feature is, estimating how much time it would take to drive somewhere with traffic, either live traffic or predictive traffic based on day/time. Now...
- Who's The First Google + User
Brian White, an engineer at Google who deeply involved in Google's search quality...
- YouTube Beach Bar
Flourish Creative posted a picture of YouTube at the Cannes Lions Festival, where their booth was a neat beach bar, serving real drinks. The picture was posted on Flickr the other day.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- New Android Market, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- [Logo] George Gilbert Scott, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- A Beginner's Guide to Google Analytics 5, Sphinn
- Advise On 404 Errors And Gwt, HighRankings Forums
- Brands - it's now getting silly, WebmasterWorld
- Discussion: Recommended SEO/PPC/Social Media/Internet Marketing Books?, Sphinn
- Got a Google question? Join the Google Forum!, Google Web Search Help
- Link Quality - Is it Necessary to Rank Nowadays?, WebmasterWorld
- New YouTube Player w/ Dark Frame & Minimized Controls, YouTube Help
- [Logo] Bastille Day, Google Blogoscoped Forum