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:
- Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: July 18, 2014
This week in search, I covered some speculation around the Google Sandbox again this time asking Googleâs John Mueller if there was a new Sandbox. eBay admits...
- Google Pushed Out New Google Alerts Design
Google has been testing a new design for Google Alerts and now it seems the new look is live. The functionality of what and where you subscribe to things have not changed but the user interface to do so has changed drastically...
- Google Earnings Report Shows New AdWords Ad Format Increased Click Through Rates
Google announced their Q2 earnings last night and beat estimates, although some are worried about mobile ads being an issue and Nikesh Arora leaving the company...
- eBay Admits Google Penalty Had A "Dramatic Impact" On Earnings
Back in May we reported that eBay had some sort of penalty that hit their Google search visibility by about 50%. That is major but now we somewhat know how major. Danny Sullivan reports on Search Engine Land that it may have costed them $200 million...
- Submit Your Right To Be Forgotten Requests With Bing Now
Earlier this week we reported that Microsoft was taking their time working up a solution for Bing to handle the right to be forgotten strategy. Well, yesterday...
- Google Nelson Mandela Logo
Today on the Google home pages worldwide is a Google Logo, aka Google Doodle for the birthday of Nelson Mandela. This is his first birthday since after his death in 2013.
- GoogleBot's Glass
All this talk about Google Glass, what about the glass GoogleBot drinks out of when it gets thirsty slurping up all those dry web pages? Yep, here is the official GoogleBot Glass. Dan Gillmor posted
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Calling Bay Area Advertisers!, AdWords Community
- New mobile app for AdWords Express AdWords Express advertisers in the US: this…, Google+ - Google Ads
- You forgot your credit card, she bought your lunch. Paying her back ASAP is…, Google+ - Google
- After almost ten years, +Nikesh Arora our Chief Business Officer, has decided…, Google+ - Larry Page
- Microsoft cuts 18,000 jobs as part of its largest layoff ever, WebmasterWorld
- Grüezi, bonjour, ciao, hello ! If you're a webmaster or SEO, using Google…, Google+ - Zineb Ait Bahajji