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:
- Terry Richardson Not Only Shoots Photos Of Obama But Is Obama, According To Google
If you search for the famous photographer on Google, [terry richardson] you will see the knowledge graph come up and give a nice accurate description of the photographer. But the picture, well, you will see a picture of the President of the United States of America...
- Study: Google+ Has No Direct Ranking Benefit, Like Google's Cutts Said
You can now stop clicking the +1 button on my articles, they have no ranking benefit. Eric Enge published an exhaustive study named Direct Measurement of Google Plus Impact on Search Rankings...
- Google AdWords Bid Simulator Adds Estimated Conversions Predictions
Google announced on Google+ a small but significant addition to their Bid Simulator tool. Not only can you get clicks, impressions and cost estimates predictions via the simulator...
- Google Glass Invites More Invites Yesterday
Back in late July, Google opened up to a select few Google Glass Explorers the ability to invite friends to purchase Google Glass. Very few Glass Explorers got it, I personally do not know anyone who got it. Well, those invites are opening up again...
- Google Logo For Léon Foucault: Rotation Of Earth Interactive Doodle
Today on Google's home page, worldwide, is a special interactive Google logo, aka Google Doodle for the 194th birthday of Léon Foucault. Featured is his Foucault Pendulum, which was used to demonstrate the rotation of the earth in 1851...
- Google Chocolate For Ad Agencies
Tim Moore posted a picture on Google+ of a piece of chocolate he received from Google Engage for Agencies that is in the shape of the G of the Google logo. Wissam Dandan said this was sent to him via
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Broadening Google Patents Cross-posted with the US Public…, Google - Google+
- Back To The Future - 24 Factors That Influence Ranking Keywords, Cre8asite Forums
- Google Maps Android app - Version 7.2 now available, Google Maps Help
- Was there a Yahoo update on 12/13 September, WebmasterWorld