Daily Search Forum Recap: November 16, 2011

Nov 16, 2011 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by twitter | Filed Under Search Forum Recap

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 Literally Replaces + Operator With Verbatim Tool
    Google announced a new search option that replaces + operator they dropped about a month ago, so it can be used for Google + direct search. Google said they removed it because it was rarely used and today...
  • BingBot IP Ranges Updated
    One of the sleuths at WebmasterWorld noticed that Microsoft updated the IP ranges for the spiders, or some of them...
  • Google+ Pages Via Third Party Social Media Tools
    Announced on the Google AdWords Blog, which is a sign of things to come, Google is promoting six companies that are now offering tools for businesses to manage their Google + pages...
  • Google AdSense Search Now With Images
    Over the past week or so, some of you may have noticed that the Google AdSense custom search engines powering site search across many web sites, including this one...
  • Google Bug Leads To Google Homepage Prompt On IE
    A Google Web Search Help forum has confirmed reports of a bug with Google's home page prompt to request users to make Google their home page, specifically with Internet Explorer. The issue is, even if Google is your home page...
  • Google Igloo
    Did you know sunny and warm Mountain View California has igloos? Well, they do but only at the GooglePlex and only during the Google Atmosphere event.

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