This week at the Search Engine Roundtable, we covered that Bing added the links reports back to Bing Webmaster Tools. There may be a small ranking update happening at Google. Google reaffirmed that the Google Toolbar PageRank data is not worth looking at. Google now shows doorway pages alerts and warnings in Google Webmaster Tools. Google News has slowed the time it takes to get approved for the remainder of the year. Google is looking to do contextual discovery. Google got some bad anti-competitive PR this week in the Wall Street Journal. Yahoo is killing off some of our beloved online properties, like AltaVista, Delicious and hampering others like Flickr. Google has a bug with blocking Google Video Bot. Google Reading Level filter was designed kind of by teachers. That was this past week at the Search Engine Roundtable.
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Search Topics of Discussion:
- Links Now In Bing Webmaster Tools
- Late December 2010 Google Updating Possibly Brewing?
- Google: Toolbar PageRank Won't Change Crawling, Indexing or Rankings
- Google Webmaster Tools Notice of Detected Doorway Pages
- Google News "Slows" Publisher Inclusions For Holidays
- Google Wants To Give You Search Results Without Searching
- TripAdvisor Debate Turns Into Big Anti-Competitive Story At WSJ
- The Web Mourns The Expected Loss Of AltaVista & Delicious
- What Else Can Yahoo Give Up On? Their Future
- Blocking Google Video Bot Wont Stop Your Pages Showing In Google Video
- Google's Reading Level Algorithm Graded By Teachers