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 Says There Was No Update, We're Dreaming
Sometimes people dream up stuff they really want to be true - but is there ever a time where masses of people have the same dream and they are told that dream was not real...
- Watch Google's Matt Cutts Get Fired Up
The video above of Google's Matt Cutts is rare in that he often doesn't show this much emotion and feeling in his videos. He ranted about how so many people fall for "snake oil scam SEO" and then fall for it again and again...
- Google Maps iPhone App Downloaded 58 Times Per Second
Google's Jeff Huber announced on Google+ that Google's new iPhone Google Maps app was downloaded over 10 million times in 48 hours. That means it was downloaded about 58 times per second or 3,500 times per minute over the course of two days...
- YP Report: 30% Of Searches Now Mobile
YP has published a mobile search report that claims 30% of searches on their network were mobile. 30%...
- Fancy Google Water Bottle
Ade Oshineye was invited to the Google/YouTube Christmas Party for YouTube's creative community and he took some sweet pictures of the event. One picture that stood out to me was that Google had their
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Image traffic dropped significantly; images filtered by SafeSearch, WebmasterWorld
- Google + Local Showing Home Address, Google Maps Help
- It's All About Links, or Is It?, WebmasterWorld
- Last week in our New York office, we held an event that…, Google - Google+
- Local food door to door delivery seeks a new AdWords, AdWords Community
- Looking For Creative Suggestions: Pulling In Those Authority Links, Cre8asite Forums
- Rich text formatting in Gmail's vacation responder Just in…, Gmail - Google+