Daily Search Forum Recap: August 8, 2011

Aug 8, 2011 - 5:07 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's Cool Kids Interviewed By Sullivan
    On last Wednesday, Danny Sullivan interviewed Google's Matt Cutts, Amit Singhal, and Ben Gomes of Google. Danny introduced them as: Singhal oversees the ranking algorithm...
  • Google Bolding On Synonyms For Web Searches
    A WebmasterWorld thread reports Google bolding or highlighting words in the search results that are not actual words you searched for. Rather...
  • Some ISPs Are Hijacking Searches For Profit
    The New Scientist reports that several ISPs are allegedly hijacking searches conducted on search engines such as Yahoo and Bing and redirecting those users to other sites. Let me quote the article to describe what happens: The process is highly contentious...
  • Google Dictionary Is Next Google Property To Close
    If you try to seek out your definitions at the Google Dictionary you will be out of luck. It was closed down over the weekend. If you go there, you get a notice that reads...
  • Yahoo Installs Chicken Feeder
    A picture from back in March, Yahoo employees set out to Emma Prusch Farm Park to install a Chicken Feeder. The image was posted on Flickr by Alex Pearson.
  • My Mom's Favorite Show, A Google Doodle: I Love Lucy
    As soon as I saw it, I called my mom. Her favorite show growing up was, I Love Lucy with the star Lucille Ball. Lucille Ball was born a 100 years ago today and to celebrate - Google has a special logo, aka Doodle...

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