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 :: August 5, 2011
This is one of my shortest videos in a long time, was very selective on the topics. I posted my monthly Google webmaster report today. Yahoo Search in Europe is now powered organically by Bing Search. Google updated PageRank in the toolbar yesterday...
- Google Updates PageRank Yet Again!
It is not even a month since the last Google toolbar PageRank update which took place July 18th in reaction to a bug with the PageRank update on June 27th or so. Google, yesterday, has pushed out yet another PageRank update in the toolbar. What is weird...
- Google Site Command Not Showing Index Page First?
There is a report at WebmasterWorld that Google is not showing their root of their domain, the main www.example.com...
- Editors Picks Comes To Google News, Users Want To Remove It
Google announced yet another feature added to the Google News side bar, this is called editors picks. It is a bit un-searchy to me being that editors (not from Google) are hand picking stories to show there. Of course...
- Cutts Does San Francisco Marathon
Matt Cutts of Google ran the San Francisco Marathon last weekend. He originally wanted to run half the marathon but it was sold out, so he ran the full marathon. Here is his shirt and he finished!
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- What is "poor content" by Google definition?, WebmasterWorld
- Doodle Giorgio Vasari, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- How does Google define "day" when time between points is quoted as 1 day 2 hrs ? "Day" is 12 hrs or 8 or 24??, Google Maps Help
- Link Building in 2011 - The Todd and Jim Show, Sphinn