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 22, 2014
This week in search, I cover Matt Cutts doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and I then do it live (I slowed that part down to make it more dramatic) in the introduction of the video and nominal Google's John Mueller & Search Engine Landâs Matt McGee and Greg Sterling. Googleâs Amit Singhal posted
- Google Maps Reviews Overlay Popup Going Away
Nicolai Helling posted on Google+ that Google is about to drop the reviews lightbox overlay you see when you click on the reviews link within the Google search results. Instead...
- How Google Treats HTTP 418 - I'm A Teapot
Google's John Mueller was having fun this morning when he posted on Google+ "Time for HTTP 418. Every site should have one." The HTTP 418 server status code was an April Fools Joke back in 1998...
- Bing Image Widget Tool
Bing has added a new tool to create an "image widget" out of the Bing Image search results. Bing says that the "Bing Image Widget enhances your web site with the power of Bing Image Search and provides your users with beautiful...
- Google's Matt Cutts Ice Bucket Challenge & Challenges His Spam Team
Virtually everyone I know is doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and more importantly, donating to ALS. Yesterday, Google's Matt Cutts did his and then challenges members of the search quality team. He challenged Brian White...
- Google AdWords Enables Multiple Currencies For Conversion Tracking
Many web sites that sell products or services these days sell them in multiple currencies and now Google AdWords will let you track those conversion values in the currency you sell them in. Google quietly announced on Google+ that now you can add currency information to your conversion values...
- Google Chocolate Balls That Look Like Meatballs
Karol Dziedzic from Krakow , Poland attended a Google Partners event a few weeks ago and part of the event, Google feed the attendees Google food. This looked like meatballs to me but I was told they
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Troubleshooting navigation & bluetooth issues in your vehicle, Google Maps Help
- Chronology Of A New Site In Google, WebmasterWorld
- Using Excel to Analyse Bots Website Analytics, WebmasterWorld