Daily Search Forum Recap: July 24, 2014

Jul 24, 2014 - 4:00 pm 0 by

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 Search Adds Calendar & Reminder Integration
    Google officially announced on Google+ that you can now add calendar reminders and events to your Google Calendar by doing a search in Google on your desktop or mobile device...
  • Webmasters Claiming Direct Traffic Surges With IE 7 Browsers
    I have been notified by several webmasters and in several discussion threads that some webmasters are noticing huge spikes in their direct traffic between July 6th and today. As each webmaster analyzed the traffic...
  • Google Algorithms Are Not The Same In All Countries
    A Black Hat World forum thread asks if Google's algorithms work the same in all the various countries throughout the world. The quick answer is no...
  • Google's SEO Advice On Maintaining A Discussion Forum
    A discussion forum administrator posted questions about how to improve his forum in the eyes of Google, the question was posted in a Google Webmaster Help forum and Google's John Mueller responded to it in detail...
  • Google Updates Android Maps Nearby Features
    Artem Russakovskii was one of the first to notice a new icon on the bottom right of the Google Maps Android app and posted about it on Google+. That new icon brings you directly to the nearby me functionality within Google Maps. A clear challenge to Foursquare and other local search apps...
  • Alice Cooper Band At Google
    Josh Armour from Gogle shared a picture of members of the Alice Cooper band at Google yesterday. He said, "I got the chance to show the guitarist of DevilDriver (Jeff Kendrick) and a couple of the ba

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