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:
- Is It Safer To Spam Google Search During The Holidays & New Years?
If you follow Google like I do, you'd notice that it is like a ghost town there. Almost everyone is off, on vacation, spending time with family and friends. If you send an email to a Googler, it is almost guaranteed you'd get a vacation response...
- Google Tests New Mobile Search Results Interface?
Looks like Google is testing yet another Google user interface for the mobile search results. Tejas Thakkar posted a screen shot of the test on Twitter showing search snippets showing the URL (or breadcrumb) at the top, then the title/headline, followed by the snippet/description...
- The Google Throttle: Does Google Limit Traffic To Your Web Site?
The topic of Google throttling traffic to a web site has been around since 2008 or earlier...
- John Mueller Of Google Helping Webmasters On Christmas Day Again
Some people give charity, some people go to a soup kitchen, some people spend more time with family as a Christmas day tradition. Well...
- Santa At Google
Here is a photo of Santa visiting Google. Well, someone dressed up at Santa, at the Google office, is taking a picture with Google's Nupur Dave. She is a Technical Program Manager, Google For Work in
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Twitter Fixes Android App Which Showed Inflated Stats in Video Ad Campaigns, WebmasterWorld
- Twitter shares fall 10pct after bosses depart, WebmasterWorld
- Update to desktop notifications bell, YouTube Help
- rankbrain doesn't work on goat related queries 🙄, Gary Illyes on Twitter
- What a night! Santa's taking some well earned rest. See you next year! #Track..., Google+ - Google Maps