|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
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|641:|| Google to Target "Bad Merchants"|
Google launching algorithm to demote merchants providing poor buyer experience.
|Mar 20, 2013|
|642:|| Google to Target Overly SEOd Sites|
Matt Cutts: "We don't normally pre-announce changes but there is something we are working in the last few months and hope to release it in the next months or few weeks. We are trying to level the playing field a bit. All those people doing, for lack of a better word, over optimization or overly SEO - versus those making great content and great site."
|Mar 16, 2012|
|643:|| Google to Test Video Ads In Search Results Pages|
"Now that Google's main search results pages include more images, video links and other elements, it is more appropriate, she argued, to have corresponding advertising formats."
|Feb 15, 2008|
|644:|| Google to stop giving referral data - by moving to SSL?|
When you search from https://www.google.com, websites you visit from our organic search listings will still know that you came from Google, but won't receive information about each individual query.
|Oct 19, 2011|
|645:|| Google traffic drops to ZERO. Penalized or pandalized?|
I read quite often here that people should not just jump to conclusions upon loosing some Google referrals. That your site is more likely to be algorithmically downgraded rather than penalized outright. Yet it's hard not to think of being penalized when the traffic drops to ZERO, (as in zilch).
|Aug 23, 2011|
|646:|| Google unveils YouTube antipiracy tool|
YouTube can match video duplicates now. The new system identifies pirated video on YouTube as it gets uploaded, but the system puts the onus on content owners to provide YouTube copies of the content first.
|Oct 15, 2007|
|647:|| Google video hosting.|
"Google co-founder Larry Page said Monday that [Google] would soon let the general public upload self-produced videos to Google's servers, partly in an effort to learn more about how to more efficiently search and display information about video-based data."
|Apr 5, 2005|
|648:|| Google's +1 Button Slows Page Loading|
With Google's need for speed, WebmasterWorld Members discuss the issue of slow page loading as a result of installing the Google+1 button. The question of how this slowness of page loading is affecting the site's SERPs positioning is discussed.
|July 27, 2011|
|649:|| Google's 2008 Year End Zeitgeist||Dec 11, 2008|
|650:|| Google's 39 Algorithm Changes for May 2012|
Improvements to Penguin. (launch codename "twref2", project codename "Page Quality") This month we rolled out a couple minor tweaks to improve signals and refresh the data used by the penguin algorithm.[br][br]Trigger alt title when HTML title is truncated. (launch codename "tomwaits", project codename "Snippets") We have algorithms designed to present the best possible result titles. This change will show a more succinct title for results where the current title is so long that it gets truncated. We'll only do this when the new, shorter title is just as accurate as the old one.
|June 9, 2012|
|651:|| Google's 52 Search Quality Highlights For April|
One of the big changes for me was our latest algorithm improvement to help you find more high-quality sites. But, that's not all we've been up to. As you may recall, a couple months back we shared uncut video discussion of a spelling related change, and now that's launched as well (see "More spell corrections for long queries"). Other highlights include changes in indexing, spelling, sitelinks, sports scores features and more.
|May 7, 2012|
|652:|| Google's 950 Penalty - Continued|
WebmasterWorld members continue to discuss this hot topic: Google's 950 Penalty"
|Jan 23, 2007|
|653:|| Google's 950 Penalty|
"What do we really know about this penalty, what causes it, and most important of all, how do we fix our sites to restore normal rankings?"
|Jan 12, 2007|
|654:|| Google's Amit Singhal Interview: Developing The Knowledge Graph|
It's definitely something to keep in mind as we try to make sense of the way SERPs are evolving.
|Feb 14, 2012|
|655:|| Google's Amit Singhal Introduces Knowledge Graph|
We've begun to gradually roll out this view of the Knowledge Graph to U.S. English users.
|May 16, 2012|
|656:|| Google's April Fools Joke(s)|
Google has had a long history of pulling April Fools jokes. Today, they renamed themselves Topeka Kansas (Topeka renamed themselves Google a month ago in an attempt to woo Google into making Topeka the highspeed broadband test market)
|Apr 1, 2010|
|657:|| Google's Best Practice For Site Language Variations rel="alternate" hreflang|
If you're targeting International markets or employing country-based language versions, this video will help enlighten you.
|Oct 3, 2013|
|May 26, 2014|
|659:|| Google's Big Site Spidering & Indexing Capability||Sept 11, 2007|
|660:|| Google's CEO, Larry Page, Interview: The Direction of Google|
Google's CEO talks about mobile computing, Apple, the future of search and the Knowledge Graph.
|Dec 11, 2012|
|661:|| Google's CN Domain Spam Plague - now noted by John Dvorak|
Our members have been discussing the plague of spam sites in Google that use a cn domain extension. Now John Dvorak of PC Magazine has published an article about it. Pretty high profile exposure for an embarrassing problem that is apparently quite challenging for Google's infrastructure!
|Sept 25, 2007|
|662:|| Google's Current Incarnation: How The 'cute little G' Has Grown Up|
"Google has gone from being a sort of "partner" to being a sort of "competitor", and it's not a happy change because they're the bull elephant and we're the china in the room."
|June 5, 2010|
|663:|| Google's Data Center Info, Estimates At 200,000 Servers||May 31, 2008|
|664:|| Google's Dated Algorithm, From a Webmaster's Point of View|
Webmasters are just plain tired of adding links where in the past they were more likely to be willing to add.
|Dec 1, 2011|
|665:|| Google's December Search Quality Highlights|
Codenames make changes easier to talk about and remember, and they can also be a lot of fun. You might remember 'Panda' and 'Caffeine,' but you probably don't remember last month's 'Top result selection code rewrite.'
|Jan 9, 2012|
|666:|| Google's GoMo Helps Webmasters Make Mobile Friendly Sites|
Our new do-it-yourself site builder, powered by DudaMobile and customized specifically for GoMo users, easily converts regular websites into mobile-friendly sites in five simple steps.
|June 8, 2012|
|667:|| Google's Guidance on Backlinks and Reconsideration Requests|
Here are Google's recommendations on reconsideration requests and how to handle backlink-related issues.
|June 25, 2013|
|668:|| Google's Historical Data Patent Gets an Update|
This 2008 patent goes beyond the 2005 version by spelling out practical implementations more explicitly, and by being written in more readable language.
|Sept 18, 2008|
|669:|| Google's Human Evaluators - 10,000 of them?|
"We've known for a while that Google uses human evaluation in evolving their algorithm."
|July 10, 2007|
|670:|| Google's Interactive Guide To "How Search Works"|
"Here you can follow the entire life of a search query, from the web, to crawling and indexing, to algorithmic ranking and serving, to fighting webspam."
|Mar 1, 2013|
|671:|| Google's John Mueller: A Site Needs to Regain Trust After Manual Penalty is Removed|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the statement that trust needs to be regained. How long should a site wait, and what actions to take while the site is in this period of trust redemption.
|Dec 4, 2013|
|672:|| Google's Knowledge Graph Demonstrated with 'Bacon Number'|
Google has demonstrated its Knowledge Graph with an excellent example: Type in the words "Bacon number" followed by the name of the actor.
|Sept 14, 2012|
|673:|| Google's Latest Page Layout Algorithm Update, 0.7pct English Queries Affected|
Google announced a "minor weather report" on the page layout algo. According to the report, only 0.7 pct of English queries are affected.
|Oct 10, 2012|
|674:|| Google's Marissa Mayer, VP, Search Products on The Future of Search|
"Search is a 90-10 problem. Today, we have a 90% solution... However, that remaining 10% of the problem really represents 90% (in fact, more than 90%) of the work."
|Sept 11, 2008|
|675:|| Google's Matt Cutts Confirms Panda Rolls Out Monthly|
Matt Cutts has confirmed that there's a dance on again. This time it's Panda, and it rolls out monthly.
|June 13, 2013|
|676:|| Google's Matt Cutts Explains Change to Unnatural Link Warnings|
"Yesterday, we took another step towards more transparency and began sending messages when we distrust some individual links to a site."
|July 23, 2012|
|677:|| Google's Matt Cutts on Core PageRank Changes|
Google quality control engineer Matt Cutts clarifies changes to the core PageRank algo. The change in scoring happened a year ago and attempted to address "PageRank Sculpting" (or PageRank Hoarding). Unfortunately, this info is posted on an employee blog instead of an official endorsement on the Google company site (YMMV).
|June 16, 2009|
|678:|| Google's Matt Cutts on What Makes a Good Quality Site|
Google's Matt Cutts discusses what makes good quality site, with examples of what's not good, too.
|July 10, 2012|
|679:|| Google's Matt Cutts: Comments Stuffed With Keywords May Be Seen As A Manipulative Link Scheme|
In the video, Matt indicates that keyword rich commenting may be seen as manipulative, and Google reserves the right to take action.
|Nov 15, 2013|
|680:|| Google's Matt Cutts: Definitive Criteria For Paid Links|
Money changing hands is obviously a paid link.
|Mar 3, 2014|