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 Issues Manual Action For Links On Moz's YouMoz
The co-founder of Moz, Rand Fishkin, posted on Twitter and also on the Moz blog that one of the YouMoz, the user generated content portion of Moz, contributors received a Google Manual action for a link violation and it cited an article posted on YouMoz.
- Oh No! Clients Requesting Negative SEO
I am a bit tired of covering the negative SEO topic but no one can fully deny that it does not exist...
- Bing Now Works Within Google's Chrome New Tab Page
Bing announced that in the most recent Google Chrome browser update, that when you change your default search provider from Google to Bing...
- New: Google Analytics Display Targeting Reports
Google Analytics has added a new report that interacts with your Google Ads Display Targeting campaigns. They announced it on Google+ saying "this new report allows advertisers to see how their advertising on the Google Display Network (GDN) is performing...
- Google AdWords Now In Google Maps List View
Google announced on Google+ that they've expanded more AdWords ads to the Google Maps desktop and mobile app interface. Now they may show ads within the search results for places like restaurants and hotels in a list view below the search box...
- Awesome Google Photobomb: Sundar Pichai Photobombs Jonathan Rosenberg & Hillary Clinton
As you remember, Hillary Clinton gave a talk at Google the other day. But afterwards that is where things go serious. Google's Sundar Pichai an senior vice president there, photobombed the picture o
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Bing Index Quality Team Makes Moves To Filter Low Quality Links In Its SERPs, WebmasterWorld
- Impossible to Rank in Google Anymore, Let's All Quit, WebmasterWorld