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: Google Knowledge Graph Carousel, Gmail In Search Results, Advanced SEO Advice & More
This week, Google pushed out the knowledge graph worldwide, adding a carousel feature in instant knowledge to the search box. Your Gmail emails can now show up in your search...
- Google: A/B Testing? Don't Cloak, Use 302s & Use Rel Canonicals
I covered this at Search Engine Land last night, but it is worth covering here as well. When you do any A/B testing or Multivariate testing with your web pages or web site...
- Google Translate Now Translates Pictures
Google announced they closed the loop on features for Google Translate by adding in a Google Goggles feature to the Translate App...
- Google Death Benefit: 10 Years Of 50% Pay To Family
Forbes has a story, which Google confirmed on Google+ of a new benefit that makes me go absolutely wow. If a Google employee passes away while employed at Google, Google will continue to pay the family 50% of the Googlers salary for ten years...
- Google: Do Not Force Users To A Specific Language
Google top guy on localization and internationalization at Google Search, Christopher Semturs, spoke out on one of his pet peeves when it comes to this topic. He said...
- Android Neon Lamp
I am telling you, the stuff Google makes as swag and ultimately sells at the Google Store for Android is completely whacky. For example, take a look at this Android shaped neon light. I mean, really
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Settles FTC Probe Into Privacy Charges With $22.5 Million, WebmasterWorld
- A Panda Protection Plan?, WebmasterWorld
- Known Issue: MCC users seeing 404 error when navig..., AdWords Community