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 :: September 23, 2011
Welcome to the next search video recap! Matt Cutts did a live Q&A event for 45 minutes on YouTube Live, if you missed it we have the archived version. There were reports of Panda 2.5, those reports are wrong.
- Google Cache Link Goes Inside Previews
Several searchers are complaining they cannot find the Google Cache link in the Google search results. Here is one of the many threads at the Google Web Search Help threads. As you know...
- Facebook Launches Timeline
Facebook yesterday announced a new feature named Timeline. As Facebook describes it: With timeline, now you have a home for all the great stories you've already shared. They don't just vanish as you add new stuff. Timeline is wider than your old profile...
- Bing Adds Video Background Theme For Fall
If you visit Bing today, you might see a really fluid and cool background theme. The background is a video of the changing seasons at Grand Teton National Park. It is a very nice theme which I believe was done to note the first day of Fall...
- Google News & Finance Having Issues Linking Up?
There are two reports of bugs with Google News out today. The first is around how Google News links up with Google Finance and the second is how some people are seeing only local news in their top news section on the Google News home page...
- Bug: Hold Alerts On Google AdSense Payments
Chris from the Google AdSense team posted in the Google AdSense Help forum that there is a bug with some publishers seeing that their AdSense payments are on hold. Chris said: Some of you may be seeing an alert on your home page that your payments are on hold...
- Android Cookie Jar
Michael Wyszomierski from Google posted a picture on Google + of the Android Cookie Jar With Android Cookies in the jar. Here is that picture and check out the discussion on it between Googlers.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Microsoft's Plan For Bing: It's No Going To "out-Google", WebmasterWorld
- ACCC in Australia loses case against Google, WebmasterWorld
- Google doesn't Cook, WebmasterWorld
- Google Places Phone Verification Workarounds, Sphinn
- Webmaster Central Office Hours Hangouts, Google Webmaster Help
- Optimal reading level in Google search results?, WebmasterWorld
- The true panda recovery - not in traffic, but income, WebmasterWorld