Daily Search Forum Recap: August 24, 2011

Aug 24, 2011 - 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: We Can't Have Customer Service Because...
    Googler, DeWitt Clinton, shared his "thought of the day" on why Google can't technically do customer support. He shared it on Google + saying: If you have a billion users...
  • Google Webmaster Tools & GoDaddy Linkage Broken
    In 2007, Google formed an integration deal with GoDaddy to enable GoDaddy hosting users to easily verify their sites with Google Webmaster Tools. Sometime recently that verification process broke.
  • Poll: Will You Use Meta Keywords Knowing Bing Uses It & Google Doesn't?
    A WebmasterWorld thread points to a comment by Bing's Senior Product Manager, Duane Forrester, who said just like Yahoo in the past...
  • Short URLs Now Official Option in Google Maps
    Google announced that will be using their official internal URL shortener, g.co, for allowing Google Maps users to send out short links to maps. Personally, I always hated the really long URLs I had to send to clients and friends to find my office and my home...
  • Jorge Luis Borges 112th Google Birthday Logo
    Jorge Luis Borges was born August 24, 1899, 112 years ago today and Google is celebrating his birthday. He is also known as Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo. He was an Argentine writer, essayist, poet and translator...
  • Zoogle: Google Water
    Google has their own water named Zoogle. The picture was taken from the Google Zurich office and posted on Flickr a couple days ago by Steve K.

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