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 Author Image Showing In Search Results For Other Web Sites
It is not uncommon these days to (1) see author pictures in Google search results and (2) to see them when the author and publisher did not set anything up specific for them to show up. By that I mean...
- Google's Top Down Navigation Has Bugs
As Google continues to push out the top down navigation user interface they first started testing in June of this year...
- Google News Submission Bug With Categories
There is a confirmed bug with the Google News submission form. If you are a news publisher and want to submit your news site to Google News for inclusion, but you want to submit your site into multiple categories...
- Report: Yahoo To Offer Awards To Search On Yahoo
A user on WebmasterWorld forums started a thread in the WebmasterWorld forums claiming that Yahoo is starting an incentive program to encourage users to search on Yahoo...
- Apple iOS Maps Had Negative Impact On Google Maps Traffic Data?
Over the years, I've grown to rely on Google Maps traffic data. It always seemed the most accurate and up to date from what else was out there.
- Android Eating Apples Pac-Man Style
Misha M.-Kupriyanov posted a picture of a new shirt he owns. The shirt is for an android community named Android Schweiz where it has an Android like figure as Pac-Man eating a row of Apples. Cute.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Page Rank dropped after change from http to https to zero, Google Webmaster Help
- Brazilian newspapers pull out of Google News, WebmasterWorld
- Filthy Rotten Spammer! A Spammy Bots Rant, Cre8asite Forums
- Penguin not working - sites continue to rank with spammy links, WebmasterWorld