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:
- November 2013 Google Webmaster Report
There are some murmurs of a possible Google update early this month, but nothing that substantial. That being said...
- Google Inkblot Test Doodle: Hermann Rorschach 129th Birthday
On November 8, 2013, on Google's home pages, is a special logo for the 129th birthday of Hermann Rorschach. Hermann Rorschach is most well known for developing the inkblot test...
- Facebook Pushes New Like & Share Blue Buttons
Facebook announced they are pushing out a new style for their Like & Share buttons across the web. I noticed it on this site a few days ago, they are blue and they really stood out from the original look...
- SEO: No Option But To Buy Links; Google's Cutts: That's A Bad Strategy
Over at Hacker News there are some complaints about the Google SEO Starter Guide (PDF). So Google's head of search spam, Matt Cutts jumped in to try to understand what is wrong...
- Shopify: Our Customer Images Aren't Showing In Google Image Search
Shopify's Craig Miller, the Vice President of Marketing, posted in the Google Webmaster Help forums complaining that 70...
- Pegman Returns To Google Maps & Google Makes A Big Deal Of It
One of the most annoying things about the new Google Maps is that it is missing basic and fundamental features that makes the old Google Maps essential. One such feature is the Pegman, that lets you easily zoom into Street View imagery...
- Google AdSense Automates Your Ad A/B Testing
Google announced a new feature within Google AdSense that helps streamline the practice of testing various ad units through A/B experimenting. Google said "weâre releasing a new AdSense experiments feature for your ad unit settings...
- Sergey Brin & Larry Page As Google Maps Pegmen
Google shared on Google+ the pegmen designed to look like the Google co-founders Sergey Brin & Larry Page. Of course, they are wearing Google Glass, but yea, this does look like the co-founders. How
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- French Court Rules Google Must Remove Moseley Images From Search, WebmasterWorld
- No reply button under comments after Google + new comment feature....???, YouTube Help
- Rolling out worldwide now. I'm so proud to have worked with…, Vic Gundotra - Google+
- Should I Make A Links Page?, HighRankings Forums
- Hangout on Air on Display Remarketing, AdWords Community
- Is there an SEO disadvantage to using responsive design…, Pedro Dias - Google+
- Twitter Pushes Its IPO Share Price Up To $23 - $25 Each, WebmasterWorld