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 Webmaster Help Forum For Internationalization Topics
Google's Christopher Semturs who works on localization and internationalization at Google posted in the Google Webmaster Help forums that they have a new forum category specifically to help on localization and internationalization webmaster issues...
- Matt Cutts: Yes, We Read Your Reconsideration Requests
Matt Cutts posted a video answering a question about Google reading reconsideration requests. In short, Google reads and responds virtually all reconsideration requests submitted by Webmasters...
- Track iOS Downloads From Google AdWords Campaigns, Well Sometimes...
Google has allowed App marketers to use Google AdWords to click to download apps directly from the search ad. Now, with Google Play, Google AdWords would track the click, cost and if the user downloaded/installed the app on their device...
- Fake Google+ Local Reviews By SEO Company Backfires
An SEO company should know better to mess with other SEOs, shouldn't they...
- Google Street Views Coming To Grand Canyon
Google announced they are now mapping the Grand Canyon. To do so...
- Weird Google Bench
Google's Avinash Kaushik, well known analytics guru, posted a picture of a bench at Google that looks a bit unusual. This bench lets people sit on it and look at each other head on. It was at the Go
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Brand domain is also exact match keyword domain, WebmasterWorld
- Word "Beer", Google Maps Help
- Breaking the new product review spam by Google, WebmasterWorld
- Cool new research by three Googlers about tablet usage: …, Pierre Far - Google+
- Does transcribing my Youtube video create duplicate content?, WebmasterWorld
- EU charges Microsoft over breach of 'browser ballot' commitments, WebmasterWorld
- Google App Adds Search Functionality To Windows 8, WebmasterWorld
- How do I make the minus and/or plus sign a part of the search word and not somethings google search handles as a exclude/include tolken?, Google Web Search Help