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:
- Becoming A Google Top Contributor
Google's support forums, from AdWords to Chrome, from Mobile to Webmaster have "top contributors" helping Googlers help Google users...
- Google's Response On Browser Specific Cloaking
Recently, Matt Cutts posted a detailed video on cloaking but did not touch on the specific issue of serving up different content or pages based on the browser accessing the web page. He did discuss serving up content based on geo-location and mobile users.
- Google Webmaster Hangout Today at 4pm EDT/1pm PDT
Google has been holding frequent webmaster chats using Google Hangout. It seems they do a few each week. Those on in the states - Google is hosting one day at 4pm EDT / 1pm PDT on Google +. John Mueller posted the details on his Google + profile...
- Google Thumbnail Interface Changes For Videos & News Results
Ruben spotted even more Google tests in the search results. He posted images of these new sets of tests in the Google Blogoscoped Forums. Here you have Google testing the positioning of the thumbnail image for both video and news results...
- Google Bike Riding
Here is a picture I found on Flickr recently from Tiger Shanghai of someone riding on a Google Bike. I've seen the bike before but not in action.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Hi Small and Medium Businesses - Need help optimizing your accounts? Get help here and now!, Google AdWords Help
- Not able to save reordered Custom Maps? Read this., Google Maps Help
- Start a Google+ Page for your business and get an identity for your business on Google+ . You can do it here and now., Google AdWords Help