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:
- Backlinks.com: The Next Link Network Penalized By Google
Google's head of search spam, Matt Cutts, publicly outed on Twitter another link network that Google has penalized. Matt Cutts' new trend is the share a link from the marketing material of the link network and then add a word or two to say the opposite...
- Anglo Rank Promises To Rebuild After Google Link Penalty
As many of you remember, Anglo Rank was penalized outwardly by Google, as Google keeps targeting more and more link networks. Shortly after, some customers began receiving Google penalties and the owner of Anglo Rank has been reversing link orders since...
- Google: It's Not About How Much Or How Many...
Google's John Mueller gave the typical Google line at this Google Webmaster Help there - quality over quantity...
- Google Maps Mobile With Google Now Cards
Google announced on Google+ that Google Maps for iOS and Android now support Google Now like features. If you have upcoming flights, hotel reservations, dining dates, and so forth, you will see the Google Now cards directly in your Google Maps app...
- Google Asks Searchers: Did You Find This Ad Useful?
We've seen this before on the organic and paid side, where Google explicitly asks the searcher, did they find the ad or the search result useful. Instead of using actions to measure, in this case...
- Virgin's Google Barge
Danny Sullivan was off on one of his paddle boat trips this weekend and was wearing Google Glass. He spotted a Virgin barge but it had a big Google logo on the side. Is this one of those Google Barg
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Adsense dissappeared due to Explorer Security Settings, WebmasterWorld
- Facebook just devalued "Facebook Pages", WebmasterWorld
- Google Acquires Military Robotics Firm, Boston Dynamics, WebmasterWorld
- Google Argues UK Internet Privacy Lawsuit Should Be Held in California, WebmasterWorld
- Order Of Key Words, HighRankings Forums