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:
Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Search Algorithm Update, Crawl Spikes, Mobile Indexing, Movie Listings, Maps & More
This week in search I covered a possible Google search ranking update that touched down on September 4th or 5th. Before that we saw a spike in crawling activity from GoogleBot. I also posted the monthly Google Webmaster Report…
Google Search Showing Orgies For Things To Do In Dallas
Joe Youngblood shared a screen shot of Google showing orgy parties as an option for a query on [what to do in dallas tonight?] This worked yesterday and I am not sure I blame Google for showing it, it was a data feed from EventBright, and someone placed the spam in EventBright, which made its way up to Google.
Google Hotel Results Now Displays Distance To Attractions
A lot of local SEOs are talking about how Google’s hotel search results now are showing searchers how far away a specific hotel is from an attraction you are looking to visit. Gus Pelogia posted a screen shot on Twitter of this and I think it is new.
Google Has New Movie & TV Search Experience & New Developer Docs For Movie Schema
Google yesterday announced two movie and TV related things yesterday and they were not directly related. First Google launched a new mobile experience for searching for movies or shows. Second Google has new developer documents for movie structured data.
Google Local Maps Search Results Drops Pagination – A Bug?
If you go to Google Maps, search for a service in a locale, Google will not let you go to page two of those results. Instead, Google will just stop showing you results and ask you to “see web results” for more. Previously, Google would let you click to page two.
Google Colors In The Shadows
Here is a room at the GooglePlex that has Google colored shadows on the floor. I guess the color of the windows and the sun shinning in make for this shadow effect. This is totally different from the
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