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:
- Download, Archive & Search All Your Tweets
Twitter announced they are rolling out a way to download all your historical tweets to your computer. A move that gives them good rep in the community and makes them look better than Facebook and even better than Google (although Google does let you download a lot of your data)...
- Google Survey On Improving Search Results
For years and years, as far as I know, users will sporadically get a survey from Google asking them to rate the search results or ask which search result they prefer.
- Google: Delete Your Google+ Local Page If...
Googler, Abby DeBellis, from the Google Local team, said in a Google Local Help thread that some businesses that have Google+ Local pages should delete their Google+ page. Which ones...
- Google Brothers Grimm Logo For 200th Anniversary
Today is the 200th anniversary of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales. Google felt it would be a good idea to make an interactive Google logo, aka a Google Doodle...
- Google Search Stories Video Creator Out Of Service
The Google Search Stories tool that lets you create your own search story seems to be out of order right now. It is interesting to see all the complaints about it not working in the Google Web Search Help forums...
- A Google Scooter
Kaspar Szymanski, Google Search Quality Strategiest, posted a picture on Google+ of a scooter branded with a Google plate. He calls this a "New Google Eco Ride". They have these all over the place i
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Google Santa Tracker—visit Santa's Village and track his journey, Google Maps Help
- Google given EU anti-trust deadline, WebmasterWorld
- Video recording on Remarketing with Google Analyti..., AdWords Community
- Why Running Ranking Reports Is A Fool's Errand, HighRankings Forums