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:
- Matt Cutts: Google Tries To Minimize Search Updates Before Holidays
I am not sure if you noticed but all the Google search results tracking tools flared up yesterday reporting major changes in the Google search results. You can see for yourself at MozCast, SERPs.com...
- Google's URL/Content Removal Tool Now A Wizard
Google has updated their URL removal tool to make it easier and smarter to remove content specifically from third-party web sites...
- Did The Authorship Reduction In Google Begin?
In October, Matt Cutts of Google at PubCon announced there would likely be a 15% reduction in authorship being displayed in the Google search results. Since then, I haven't seen many - I've seen some - complaints about authorship going away...
- Google AdSense Back To Square Arrows?
When Google introduced the arrows to the AdSense ads, they came with a colored square background button with an arrow overlaid on the square. Then a year ago...
- Google's Matt Cutts: Ideally ccTLDs Should Have IP In Country
This is probably a topic we've covered a dozen times here but it is always nice to have an official video from Matt Cutts on the topic. Matt said...
- Google Bus Stop = GBUS STOP
Rich snapped a picture of a Google Bus Stop, aka GBUS Stop, and posted the image on Flickr. Recently there was some controversy around Google Busing but I am not sure if this picture is related to th
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- We’re not done with #glassupdates just yet. Here are a few…, Google Glass - Google+
- Facebook Testing Auto-Play Video Ads, WebmasterWorld
- How to estimate type-in traffic, WebmasterWorld
- Nielsen: 2013 Stats Show Evidence Of Significant Growth In Mobile and Declines With Desktop, WebmasterWorld
- Owning an Exisiting Keyword gTLD (BlahBlahBlah.org) and the Emerging Keyword gTLDs (.BlahBlahBlah), WebmasterWorld
- Unnatural links to your site—impacts links - PortugalProperty.com, Google Webmaster Help