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's This Site May Be Compromised
On Friday, Matt Cutts of Google announced on the Google Webmaster Central blog that Google is now labeling sites in the search results that appear to have been hacked and compromised...
- comScore November 2010 Search Engine Market Share Released
comScore recently released their report of the November 2010 U.S. Search Engine Rankings, as posted at the Webmaster World Forums for discussion. Not surprisingly, Google continues to lead the way with over 66% of all U.S. online search traffic. Bing, with 11...
- Google Sends Personalized Video Thank You To Advertisers
Starting last week, Google began sending advertisers personalized thank you messages in video format. The videos are obviously automated and they take almost five minutes to watch but many advertisers are impressed with them.
- A Google Places Mess, The British Airways Snow Delays
As some of you know, there is a some major snow storm in the UK which is causing huge delays and cancellations at Heathrow airport in London. As you can imagine this is a huge disaster for British Airways who is currently dealing with a huge mess...
- Google Sunsetting Base API For Two Shopping APIs
Google has announced a brand new Shopping API that will eventually replace the Google Base API. Google Base was the method Google allowed merchants to add their products to Google Shopping (which had five or so names in the past)...
- Android Birthday Cake
Tama Leaver received a birthday cake in the shape of Android.
- Edith Piaf Google France Logo
The Google logo on Google France today is for Edith Piaf. The 95e anniversaire de la naissance d'Edith Piaf.
- Google Carlos Gardel's Birthday Logo
Special Google Logo on December 11th on several Google properties (not US) for Carlos Gardel's Birthday.
- Google Logo For Kenya Independence Day
Special Google Logo on Google Kenya for Kenya Independence day on December 12th.
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- YouTube Yoodle Project 4 Awesome, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- 6 New Tools Every SEO Should Check Out, Sphinn
- Doodle Edith Piaf, Google Blogoscoped Forum
- Facebook LikeBaiting? Is Social Rank Dying Already?, Sphinn
- FTC Cracking down on Lying Advertisers, Search Engine Watch Forums
- Google DROPPING pages from results completely, WebmasterWorld
- Google Shared Spaces, Google Blogoscoped
- Google's I'm Feeling Lucky Button, WebmasterWorld
- How to Get & Influence Google Sitelinks (Organic), Sphinn
- Search And Metadata, Cre8asite Forums
- Time of event, not just date please?, Google Webmaster Help
- Erroneous and misleading search results, Google Web Search Help