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 Trends Adds News, Shopping, Images & YouTube As Sources
The other day, Google announced that they are adding more sources of data to Google Trends. So now instead of just web search data, Google will pull in data from News, Shopping, Images and YouTube…
Google To Review Obscure Search Results Showing More Ads Than Organic Results
For years Google has sometimes, for very obscure and restrictive queries…
New Google Finance Has Launched, Dropping The Portfolio Feature
Google announced yesterday, and it is finally now rolled out to searchers, that the new Google Finance is live.
We knew it was coming because Google warned us that the portfolio feature is going away and it did…
Google Hreflang For Mobile First Index: Mobile to Mobile & Desktop to Desktop
John Mueller confirmed today on Twitter that Google’s advice around hreflang implementing when it comes to when the mobile first index has been rolled out is to configure it as a “mobile-to-mobile & desktop-to-desktop…
Marie Haynes – The Search Community Honors You
This is part of the say something nice about an SEO/SEM series – feel free to nominate someone over here.
Marie Haynes, born in 1973 who joined the industry in 2008, lives with her husband and two young girls in Ottawa, Canada…
Google Garden Logo For Gertrude Jekyll On Her 174th Birthday
Today on the Google home page is a special Google logo, Doodle, for Gertrude Jekyll, a British horticulturist, garden designer, artist, and writer…
Google Serves Orange Juice In Light Bulbs
Okay, this is weird… Here is a photo I found on Instagram of orange juice being served out of light bulbs. This is from the Google Italy office in Milan, and one of the cafes there. I wouldn’t fee
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Apple Support YouTube Channel Launches With Videos Featuring iOS Tips, WebmasterWorld
- @mikejacovou7 @methode You don’t like Equatorial Guinea? If you don’t like the links, you can disavow any of them, but I wouldn’t do that just because of the locat… https://t.co/a9iGwrkEij, John Mueller on Twitter
- Apple flaw allows MacOS High Sierra logins without passwords, WebmasterWorld
- If you ever see “This site may be hacked”, your site may have been hacked to …, Google+ – Google Webmasters