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 :: October 26, 2012
It was not one of those crazy weeks, but I still have a lot to talk about, so I am sorry. First, a dumb SEO created a fake Google+ Local listing then created fake Google+ accounts for well known SEO...
- Google "Regularly Reviews" Search Feedback Form
At the bottom of the Google search results page is a link that reads, "Give us feedback." That link takes you to a form asking you to give Google feedback on the search you just experienced. The question to many is what happens to that feedback?
- Google Japan Gets Their Scraper Algorithm
On Tuesday, Google announced on the Google Japan Webmaster blog that they released a new algorithm that targets scraped content and pushes up original content. Kenichi Suzuki was good enough to help translate this...
- NY Times: Google AdWords Advertiser Shares His Problems
The guy in the picture is Paul Downs, he is a normal small business owner who makes most of his money selling conference tables from his web site. He advertisers his website mostly through Google AdWords. In short...
- Should You Trust Google Debt Collectors?
A Google AdWords Help thread has several AdWords customers claiming they've been contacted by a third-party debt collector allegedly contracted by Google. The debt collection agency's name is Access Credit Management Ltd and they are based in the UK...
- Google's Pumpkin Pile
Google is all ready Halloween this weekend. The pumpkins are set out at the GooglePlex on top of the hay bails. Richard Hay (no pun intended) took a picture of the pumpkins the other day and posted
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Bing Search Features Almost Static?, WebmasterWorld
- comScore: Pinterest Breaks Into Top Fifty U.S. Web Properties for September 2012, WebmasterWorld
- Microsoft Launches Windows 8 OS Microsoft Windows 8, WebmasterWorld
- Are you over 18 but can't view age-restricted videos in the YouTube iOS app?, YouTube Help