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|481:|| Google Updates and SERP Changes - September 2012|
WebmasterWorld's monthly look at Google's SERPs changes.
|Sept 8, 2012|
|482:|| Google Versus Bing by Tom Costello, CEO/Cuil SE|
"So this is a knowledgeable commentary from someone who sees a lot more data that most of us can even dream about."
|Aug 17, 2009|
|483:|| Google Video Easier to Use|
"Until the system was changed late Tuesday, uploading a video to Google's site required a special piece of software to be installed on a computer. The Mountain View-based company has retooled its service so that step is no longer required. Google also is shortening the wait for uploaded videos to appear on its site. "
|May 17, 2006|
|484:|| Google Video Now Includes YouTube Releases|
" YouTube video results will appear in the Google Video search index: when users click on YouTube thumbnails, they will be taken to YouTube.com to experience the videos."
|Jan 25, 2007|
|485:|| Google Violating No Archive Policies?|
"Technically, instant preview is a visually cached copy and any site set to NOARCHIVE is currently being violated because it's making and displaying archives of the site. The same reasons you don't want people looking at your cache, such as correcting pricing mistakes, taking down content that violated copyright, whatever, the reason you don't want cache and snoops evaluating it still apply with instant preview."
|May 21, 2011|
|486:|| Google Virtual Pagerank: A PR5 With No Links|
How can a site with no inbound links attain a PR5?
|Apr 16, 2009|
|487:|| Google VisualRank Prototype Image Search|
"two Google scientists presented a paper describing what the researchers call VisualRank, an algorithm for blending image-recognition software methods with techniques for weighting and ranking images that look most similar."
|Apr 28, 2008|
|488:|| Google WT Wants Links From Sponsored WordPress Themes Removed|
Some 2+ years ago in throws of questionable wisdom I sponsored about 5 or 6 WordPress themes where the "Designed by" link in the footer gets replaced by a link to your site. They were nice looking and "relevant" themes, at least as far as the name and pictures used in design suggest. They were not used much initially and I did not think much of them until these "unnatural links" notices started flying a month ago.
|Apr 26, 2012|
|489:|| Google Wants More People Logged In|
"We are quite convinced that produces a better search result for people who choose to give us that information..."
|Oct 16, 2010|
|490:|| Google Webmaster Central - Suggestions for Improvements From Webmasters||Aug 30, 2006|
|491:|| Google Webmaster Central Showing Increased Backlinks|
"...backlinks for the sites I manage have gone through the roof."
|Mar 9, 2007|
|492:|| Google Webmaster Guidelines|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss Google's latest Webmaster Guidelines."
|June 7, 2007|
|493:|| Google Webmaster Tools API Released|
"we've consistently heard requests to open Webmaster Tools for third-party integration."
|June 24, 2008|
|494:|| Google Webmaster Tools Adds Content Analysis|
Cool new feature in Webmaster Tools - you can go into Diagnostics and Content Analysis, and it will now tell you if you have issues with duplicate titles or meta descriptions, or non-indexable content.
|Dec 14, 2007|
|495:|| Google Webmaster Tools Adds Message Center|
Initially the messages will refer to search quality issues, but over time Google plans to use the Message Center as a communication channel for more types of information.
|July 18, 2007|
|496:|| Google Webmaster Tools Diagnostic Centre Gets a Face Lift|
"Logged in to Google Webmaster Tools this morning and saw that there has been an update to the Diagnostic Centre and the way the URLs and content is displayed on the results page."
|Jan 23, 2012|
|497:|| Google Webmaster Tools Has New Experimental Options|
These experimental features now appear under a new 'Google Labs' heading in Webmaster Tools. There are currently two - a Googlebot View of your pages and a Malware Report, but a disclaimer advises that these reports may change without notice as time goes on.
|Oct 13, 2009|
|498:|| Google Webmaster Tools Labs Showing Instant Previews|
I just noticed that the Labs section of GWT is showing Instant Previews. When I compare my site to the instant preview google is showing 35 errors but the instant preview is working fine.
|May 22, 2011|
|499:|| Google Webmaster Tools New Crawl Error Detection and Reports|
"...we're rolling out some very significant enhancements that will make it even more useful.
|Mar 13, 2012|
|500:|| Google Webmaster Tools New Interface Now Live To All||June 11, 2009|
|501:|| Google Webmaster Tools Now Sees Subdomains As Internal Links|
"Today we're making a change to the way we categorize link data in Webmaster Tools. As you know, Webmaster Tools lists links pointing to your site in two separate categories: links coming from other sites, and links from within your site. Today's update won't change your total number of links, but will hopefully present your backlinks in a way that more closely aligns with your idea of which links are actually from your site vs. from other sites."
|Sept 1, 2011|
|502:|| Google Webmaster Tools Now Shows ALL Keywords - with CTR and Position|
Google Webmaster Tools now displays all the keywords (previously it used to display only top 100 queries), with impressions and click-throughs. Impressive.
|Apr 15, 2010|
|503:|| Google Webmaster Tools Now Shows Change Percentages|
"They now show pct change for Impressions, Clicks and CTR. It also shows change in average position."
|Oct 5, 2010|
|504:|| Google Webmaster Tools Now Shows Where 404 Errors Come From|
"...this is a great feature. I think people will be extremely shocked as to how many duff links they have pointing at their site and how careless the average netizen is when they cut and paste links."
|Oct 14, 2008|
|505:|| Google Webmaster Tools Offers Malware Review|
"GWT is going to start notifying you in your GWT account if they believe your site or sites have malware installed. They'll also offer a process where you can request a review and get the notice removed, which has been a big bone of contention from what I understand."
|Aug 16, 2007|
|506:|| Google Webmaster Tools Updated With New Features|
"Up to 6 months of historical keyword data, download and export CSV data, top query percentages, and now fresher updates."
|Oct 19, 2007|
|507:|| Google Webmaster Tools reporting LOTS more link info|
"Ran across this in my account - an extra links tab for each site, which reports a LOT more links (internal and external) than the link command."
|Feb 6, 2007|
|508:|| Google Will Start Using Graphical Ads in SERPS|
"...at AOL's request, Google would begin to test various forms of graphical ads, and that it would make the same formats available to other advertisers... One format being discussed is a box, which may include a photograph and a logo..."
|Dec 20, 2005|
|509:|| Google Windows Web Accelerator|
"The Google Web Accelerator appears as a small speedometer in the browser chrome with a cumulative "Time saved" indicator."
|May 4, 2005|
|510:|| Google adds Weather To Serps|
Like Jeeves before it, Google begins a new era of "Content on the Serps".
|Feb 23, 2005|
|511:|| Google and Nokia to Team Up on Tablet/WiFi/Phone Device/Service|
"The agreement calls for Nokia to introduce a handheld device that comes loaded with the Mountain View company's Google Talk, an instant messenger and Internet calling service."
|May 13, 2006|
|512:|| Google and Traffic Shaping- is there a hidden method to the quality madness?|
Using a multivariate dataset, across a range of different keyphrases, user intents and user types, Google exposed our site in marginal but significant ways (putting us up one place, dropping Universal search, above or below shopping results, etc). They did this with (at least) four separate sets.
|Oct 27, 2010|
|513:|| Google as Religion|
Paul Saffo at Silicon Valley's Institute for the Future says that "Google is a religion posing as a company."
|Jan 15, 2006|
|514:|| Google as the SERP Spammer : Just Isn't Worth The Ranking Effort Any More?|
Is it time we call Google the biggest SERP spammer on the net? Awe c'mon the top 12 SERP links are all Google self-referential universal Google search spam! "I get the feeling im messing round chasing my tail rather than being an online trader."
|July 30, 2010|
|515:|| Google buys Dodgeball.com|
Google grabs life by the ball.
|May 12, 2005|
|516:|| Google in TV Deal with New Channel "Current"|
"The channel also has established a partnership with the Google search engine, which will provide twice-an-hour updates on viewers' top Internet searches."
|Apr 5, 2005|
|517:|| Google in the Midst of a Child Porn Lawsuit|
"When we find or are made aware of any child pornography, we remove it from our products, including our search engine," Langdon said. "We also report it to the appropriate law enforcement officials and fully cooperate with the law enforcement community to combat child pornography." He added Google had a SafeSearch feature on its search engine "that works to filter out adult content."
|May 5, 2006|
|518:|| Google incorporates blocked sites into search results|
"We've also started incorporating data about sites people have blocked into our general search ranking algorithms to help users find more high quality sites..."
|Sept 15, 2011|
|519:|| Google is Committed to NOT Being a Search Engine|
This would be a major shift in what we know as the web. How to get found by new visitors would evolve in a big way. Those who depend on search traffic should be paying close attention to every step along this path because it WILL impact our own business models.
|Oct 14, 2012|
|520:|| Google launches Video Player for IE, FF|
"Users can now watch video from within the browser via a special downloaded player -- one that likely will enable pay-per-view in the future."
|June 27, 2005|