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 :: November 23, 2012
Happy Thanksgiving weekend everyone! This week there was a tremendous amount of chatter and signals pointing to a Google update but Google won't admit to it. They did say
- Searching For Hotel? Google Pushing Google Hotel Finder
I dare you to search for a hotel in Google. Try searching for [hotels new york] or [seattle hotels] or [hotels in tel aviv] and I challenge you to not find a Google Hotel Finder "sponsored" listing right below the Google AdWords ads and right above the Google organic search results...
- Google Maps Has Street Views Of The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Google Street Views on Google Maps can be a fun tool to play with, and yes, it is also useful. Yesterday...
- Happy Thanksgiving Day : Logos From Google & Bing But Not Yahoo
Happy Thanksgiving Day everyone! As some of you know, this is my favorite U.S. holiday and I hope it remains that way. Lots to be thankful for and today is a good day to celebrate that. As always, the search engines have their special logos.
- Google's Code Red
Richard Hay shared another nice insider Google tidbit through his pictures on Google+. When there is a major issue at Google, Google will call a "Code Red." When you hear that at Google, it means
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Warns UN's Internet Treaty Threatens Free and Open Internet, WebmasterWorld
- Introducing Google Map Maker Badges! You’ve been working…, Google Maps - Google+
- Reasons To Use Robots.txt To Block Facebook And Shopping Cart, Cre8asite Forums
- Facebook To Propose Change Of Governance Structure, Removing User Voting On Changes, WebmasterWorld
- Jakob Nielsen Flunks Microsoft Windows 8 On Usability, Cre8asite Forums
- New Google Commericals, Google Web Search Help
- Working with 'Close this block', robots.txt and noindex, WebmasterWorld