Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: September 21, 2012

Sep 21, 2012 - 11:00 am 1 by

itunes-subscribe-video.pngGoogle rolled out a Panda update this week, Panda 3.9.2. Google also rolled out a "diversity" update that didn't seem to work too well. Google has updated their rich snippet testing tool and also renamed it to the structured data testing tool. Google News now supports the meta keywords tag. Google News publishers complain they have lower organic rankings. Google renamed the rich snippets testing tool to structured data testing tool and improved it a bit. Google News now has the news_keywords tag. Some Google News publishers claim they have lower organic rankings because they are in Google News. Google accidentally released an update to their Webmaster Guidelines, then pulled it quickly. Google confirmed a new top down navigation test. Google Maps app is gone from iOS 6 and Apple users are complaining. Apple also updated their App Store search to show only one search result per page. Microsoft is running an ad campaign against Google for tracking Apple Safari users without them knowing. We have three new poll results live, one on Yahoo Directory listings, the future of Google AdSense and if you recovered from the Google Page Layout algorithm. That was this past week at the Search Engine Roundtable.

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