Daily Search Forum Recap: August 11, 2014

Aug 11, 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 Algorithm Update Around August 8th
    I am seeing significant signs of a real Google update both in terms of summer/weekend forum chatter at WebmasterWorld...
  • My HTTP To HTTPS Status Report For RustyBrick
    As you may remember, Google starting giving HTTPS a ranking boost last week and that morning, Thursday August 7th, at around 10am EST, I migrated http://www.rustybrick.com/ to https://www.rustybrick.com/. I promised to keep you posted on the status...
  • Google Doodle For The Perseid Meteor Shower
    Today across most Google home pages, not all, and currently not the Google.com US version, you will find a Google Doodle/Logo for the Perseid Meteor Showers. Here is a static picture of one of the frames from the video Google Perseid Meteor Shower Doodle...
  • Google AdWords Listen Now Ads
    Google is now showing a new ad format for music related queries. If you search for [neil young, [the beatles], [led zeppelin] or any other band or artist, you will most likely see ads within the knowledge graph to "Listen Now" either via Google Play, Rhapsody...
  • Google Thinks Neptune Is Uranus
    Via @_SpaceFacts, Google's impressive and all-knowing Knowledge Graph is showing a picture Neptune instead of Uranus when you search for [Uranus - I kid you not...
  • Google Office At Cusco, Peru? Nah...
    Google's Zineb Ait Bahajji, of the Google webmaster team, posted a picture of a sign she saw while traveling in Cusco, Peru. The sign shows a Google logo of a call center and printer and copy office.

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