Daily Search Forum Recap: October 17, 2012

Oct 17, 2012 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by | Filed Under Search Forum Recap

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's Disavow Link Tool: Their Best Spam Reporting Tool Yet
    It is finally official, as promised Google launched a disavow link tool yesterday afternoon. It was officially launched during the lunch with Matt Cutts at PubCon Vegas. Yes...
  • Ex-Googler: No More Than Two Commercial Keywords & More
    Former Googler, Andre Weyher, who worked in the Google Search Quality team for two years...
  • Google Will Never Be Spam Free
    I covered this at Search Engine Land under the title Google's Matt Cutts On "Will Search Spam Go On Forever" but I thought it was worth highlighting here as well...
  • The Google -950 Penalty Is Back?
    Google's "minus 950" penalty comes up every now and then and now it is coming up again at the WebmasterWorld forums. The thread goes into how a few webmasters are claiming around the time of the Google EMD update they got hit by a -950 penalty...
  • Live: Lunch With Matt Cutts
    Matt Cutts is here at PubCon and he is literally eating lunch. We will be covering the session live now.
  • Jim Boykin Buys WebmasterWorld
    I am live at PubCon and there is an "historic" announcement going to be made here at the event as part of the "Tribute To WebmasterWorld." Update: Jim Boykin has bought WebmasterWorld. Here is Jim's release and here is the forum thread at WebmasterWorld...
  • Google's Sand Mandala By Buddhist Monks
    Googlers were posting this photo of two buddhist monks working on a sand mandala at the GooglePlex yesterday. Supposedly, it will take all week to complete and when they are done, they will destroy i

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