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 :: December 9, 2011
I have a shorter video this week for you but some good tidbits of knowledge. Google may have done something to cause a flux in the search results earlier this week. Someone claimed quick Panda recoveries...
- Google Maps UK Powered By Google
Google announced they have finally switched off their third-party maps data provider in the UK and is now powering the UK maps with their own data. They've done this in the U.S. and other countries and now have made the switch in the UK. This applies for the UK, Germany...
- The New Twitter
The big news yesterday was that Twitter announced the launch of their new Twitter design. The new design is aimed at making it easier to use and easier to find and discover things within the ecosystem...
- Bing Webmaster Tools Showing Numbers Instead Of Keywords
A Bing Webmaster Help thread has a user posting a weird bug in Bing Webmaster Tools. The bug is found under the traffic reports, in the "Rank and Traffic Stats" section, under the graph where it lists out the keywords you rank for and how valuable they are on a CPC basis...
- Car Driving All By Itself at Google
I was walking around the Google campus with Wysz looking for cool things to see and guess what? A self driving car drove past us and stopped at a red light - yea, all by itself, it is self driving.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Schemer, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Video editor problems (processing issues, bad video outcome), YouTube Help