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:
- With Matt Cutts On Leave; Who Will Be Google's Punching Bag?
With Google's Matt Cutts taking an extended vacation, I wanted to know, who at Google will take the blame for new algorithms being released. Typically when big updates are announced...
- Don't Toy With Google In Google Webmaster Support
We've covered this before, don't lie to Google in their Google forums. But it happens all the time...
- A French Court Fined A Blogger For His Negative Review Ranking Too Well In Google
This is news from last week, but it still makes me shiver. Via the BBC French blogger fined over review's Google search placing...
- Google Maps Android Adds Elevations In Bike Directions
Google quietly announced on Google+ that the new Android version of the Google Maps app added elevation to biking directions...
- Google 3D Molecules Knowledge Graph
Spotted by Enrico Altavilla, it seems Google added a 3D button to the knowledge graph results for molecules answers. Search for [sugar formula] and you'll see one of many examples:
- Hillary Clinton Interviewed By Google's Eric Schmidt
Yesterday, Google had a special tech talk in their Mountain View office with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Google's Eric Schmidt did the Q&A with Hillary. Here is a picture and video of the wh
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Accidentally let domain expire for a day: Now site's gone from Google. Temporary or permanent?, WebmasterWorld
- Facebook Tests "Buy" Button In News Feed Ads, WebmasterWorld
- Someone hijacked a website and webmaster tools account - require account history for evidence, Google Webmaster Help
- Sudden Drop in Organic Traffic on 18 July 2014, WebmasterWorld
- Vanity Domains A Thing Of The Past?, WebmasterWorld