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 Testing New Type Of Top Results Bar
Wissam Dandan sent me a note on Google + that Google is testing a minor change to the top bar. Let me show you the difference between the test and what we see now...
- "Don't Be Evil" vs. "Do No Evil" - Google's Cutts Explains The Difference
Google's Don't Be Evil motto has helped make Google the iconic company they are today and at the same time has caused a lot of negativity towards the company in the past few years...
- Delete Your YouTube Account? Want It Back? Act Fast!
Liz from Google's YouTube support announced in a YouTube Help thread that they are removing the ability to reinstate a YouTube account soon. Liz said: We want to let you know that the ability to reopen your deleted account will be going away soon...
- Fixed: Google Product Search Bugs
Yesterday, we reported on a pretty serious Google Product Search bug. That bug was so serious that searches for products like xBox returned no results...
- Matt Cutts & His Stuffed Panda
Rick Bucich posted a picture of Matt Cutts at SMX Advanced posing with his stuff toy Panda. The picture is from a few months back, but it is the first time I saw it. He posted it on Google +.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- comScore: Facebook and Twitter U.S. July Stats Show Record Visitor Numbers, WebmasterWorld
- Google Begins Verifying Google+ Accounts, Sphinn
- AdWords Express Tip #5: Bidding, Google Places Help
- Crazy Or Not? Turning An Ecommerce Page Into A "Directory", WebmasterWorld
- Have feedback on the London Transit launch?, Google Maps Help
- [Logo] Alois Jirásek's 160th Birthday, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- [Logo] Birthday of Nazik Al Malaika, Google Blogoscoped Forum