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:
- MetaFilter's 20 Month Google Algorithmic Penalty Revoked?
Around November 17, 2012, MetaFilter got nailed by a Google update that back then Google denied. As we explained in March, Google was working on a way to fix the algorithm that hit them back in November 2012...
- Long Tail Search Traffic: A Slow Google Death?
EGOL, a long time SEO and webmaster, posted in the Cre8asite Forums thread saying long tail traffic from Google "ain't what it use to be." He said back in the day he would write an article and get more than twice the traffic he does now from a similar article...
- Google Webmaster Academy News Coming Soon
Google noted on their Google+ page that they are going to announce some "big news" around their Google Webmaster Academy. The Google Webmaster Academy is a place you can go to learn the basics around making great web sites that world well with Google's search engine...
- The Google John Venn / Venn Diagram Doodle
On John Venn's 180th birthday, Google has created an interactive Doodle to remember him and one of his most influential contributions to the world, the Venn Diagram. The Doodle let's you take two items and overlay them...
- Googlers Latitude Ninja Business Card
Joe LaPenna, former Google Latitude Ninja, soon to be some other sort of Ninja for Google, is sad to be retiring his old business cards. He posted a picture of them on Google+ with a tear. A year ag
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Add .med.br, and many more "new" (16 years now) brazilian TLDs as root level domain, Google Webmaster Help
- :-) In A Title Tag ?, Cre8asite Forums
- Google SEO with Facebook Likes - Too many too fast trigger penalty?, WebmasterWorld
- google tips authorities about guy with child p*rn in gmail, WebmasterWorld