Daily Search Forum Recap: August 13, 2013

Aug 13, 2013 - 3:00 pm 1 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: Links Within Widgets Must Be Nofollowed
    Yesterday, Matt Cutts, Google's head of search spam, posted another video on links clearly telling widget makers and those who embed widgets on their own sites that those links should be nofollowed. He said clearly, "I would recommend putting a nofollow...
  • Google Wants To See You Really Mean It With Reconsideration Request
    A WebmasterWorld thread has SEOs and Webmasters discussing what Google expects or wants to see from a reconsideration request for link issues...
  • Google Glass XE8: What's New For Developers & Lost For Users
    Yesterday Google announced on Google+ the next version of Google Glass software XE8. This new version brings many new features for users and developers but also seems to have lost one feature that I like...
  • FYI: Google's Reconsideration Request Now In Manual Actions
    Last week, Google launched the new manual actions viewer within Webmaster Tools. Since then, webmasters have been asking where the reconsideration request form has gone. Well, it is now part of manual actions...
  • Google Tetris Costume
    Richard Hay from Google snapped a bunch of photos of Googlers dressed up as Tetris pieces forming the Google Logo on stage. The only way to show this off is with an animated GIF, which he provided on

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