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:
- Rumor: Google Panda Update #21 On October 17th?
Last Wednesday or late Tuesday night, October 16th or October 17th, Google may have pushed out a Panda refresh. If so, this would be Panda update number 21. The ongoing WebmasterWorld thread has an unpick in Google webmaster communication on October 17th...
- SEO US Politics: Who Are You Voting For?
The last presidential debate is tonight in the US and US citizens go to the polls on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. By now, I assume many of you know who you are likely to vote for. Honestly...
- Google Shows Someone Removed Your URL? It Might Be A Reporting Bug.
A Google Webmaster Help thread has a scary report of one webmaster noticing in the Index Status under "advanced...
- Google Updates Authorship Patent: Here's What's Different
Brian Ussery posted on Google+ a tip that the US Patent Office has released a newer version of the Google patent on Google Authorship. This is named Authentication of a Contributor of Online Content # 20120265755...
- Google Knowledge Graph Now With Relationships
Google announced that the knowledge graph now comes with better explanations about the things or people related to the details shown. For example, search for [the matrix] and actors and related movies of movie up below the knowledge graph details...
- Google+ Executive Gets Tesla Model S
Bradley Horowitz, the Google+ executive, must be doing well. Over the weekend, he picked up a new Tesla Model S. The car goes for around $55,000 to $90,000 depending on features. It is a very geeky
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Are too many links from Pinterest bad for your rankings?, WebmasterWorld
- Error when deleting review you wrote in Google+ Local iOS? [for consumers], Google Maps Help
- Google and Your Business forum wrapup - October 19, 2012, Google Maps Help
- Google+ profile doesn't meet Name Policy, Google+ Help
- bug report: Google Structured Data Testing Tool does not handle itemref="...", Google Webmaster Help
- Google ignores all code-level language information, WebmasterWorld