|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
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|841:|| My Competitor Made a Title Change and Google Loves Him For It|
A WebmasterWorld Member shares an idea which may have helped boost the CTR on someone's site. Take a look and see if it will help yours.
|July 13, 2011|
|842:|| NY Times Article On Paid Links|
The New York Times has quite an article about white hat and black hat SEO - entitled "The Dirty Little Secrets of Search." [br][br]It seems that all through the holiday season, Penney's website was at the top for all kinds of retail searches, including single keywords like "dresses". Given the amount of competition for all these keywords. something smelled funny to the Times. So they brought in an SEO consultant firm, and they found a large number of backlinks, strewn around thousands of nearly abandoned websites.
|Feb 12, 2011|
|843:|| Natural vs. Un-natural - in SEO and the Google Algorithm|
Every once in a while, some terms pop up that I really try to grasp. Things like "manipulation," "natural," "geniune," "trust," "contrived," "authority" and so on... There are some things I do when it comes to the "natural" development process that actually may help in SEO.
|Nov 10, 2006|
|844:|| Natural vs. Un-natural - in SEO and the Google Algorithm|
WebmasterWorld members discuss possible technical meanings for words like "natural," "manipulation," "geniune," "trust," "contrived" and "authority" in regard to the Google algorithm.
|Jan 10, 2007|
|845:|| Negative SEO May Now Be Easier Than Ever|
WebmasterWorld members discuss negative SEO, especially for Google, and how webmasters deal with the problem.
|June 2, 2014|
|846:|| Nevada Federal Court Rules that Google "Cache" Not Copyright Violation|
"A Nevada federal court has ruled that the cached versions of Web pages that Google stores and offers as a part of many search results are not copyright infringement."
|Jan 26, 2006|
|847:|| New "Site Search" Service From Google|
"Site Search is the new name for Custom Search Business Edition, which Google introduced in late 2006. It adds business integration features... the option to turn off advertisements, a more tailored look-and-feel for searching the site and technical support via e-mail or phone." -Reuters
|June 4, 2008|
|848:|| New "Show More Results" Infinite Scroll|
Google again tests auto loading scrolled results that stop at 1000 resutls (old page 100).
|Aug 17, 2011|
|849:|| New 'Custom Crawl Rate' Option in Google Webmaster Tools|
Google has introduced a "custom crawl rate" option, available in Webmaster Tools from a new settings control page.
|Dec 6, 2008|
|850:|| New - "Fading" Google Home Page|
"...the utility links in the top and footer links in the bottom fade in slowly..."
|Oct 6, 2009|
|851:|| New - Google Video Sitemaps|
Google is now supporting an XML sitemap of video assets for your site - one that that includes lots of extra information, including title, content location, player location, thumbnail location, whether family friendly, description, and duration.
|Dec 19, 2007|
|852:|| New - Keyword "Significance" in Webmaster Tools|
"For a long time GWT has returned a list of most common keywords, but now I see it is also presenting visual bars to show their importance."
|Nov 13, 2009|
|853:|| New Advertisment Video on Google|
Nice ad from the search team: How Google makes improvements to its search algorithm
|Aug 25, 2011|
|854:|| New Carousel in Google Search - YouTube Videos in Bigger View|
Google a new carousel in Google Search.
|Sept 30, 2013|
|855:|| New Chrome Extension to Report Low Quality AdSense Sites|
Google introduces a Chrome Extension for users to report low quality sites, (such as MFACF's: Made For AdSense Content Farms)[br][br]We've been exploring different algorithms to detect content farms, which are sites with shallow or low-quality content. One of the signals we're exploring is explicit feedback from users.[br][br]To that end, today we're launching an early, experimental Chrome extension so people can block sites from their web search results. If installed, the extension also sends blocked site information to Google, and we will study the resulting feedback and explore using it as a potential ranking signal for our search results.
|Feb 15, 2011|
|856:|| New Feature in SERPs - "Actively Discussed On Google+"|
Under some of the results it says "Actively discussed on Google+ - Show". When you click on Show a section drops down and shows the discussion of that page on Google+.
|July 26, 2012|
|857:|| New Features Now Live for Google Suggest|
Suggestions are now appearing in the Results Page search box, not just the home page. Adwords are now included in some lists, as well as navigational links and personalized suggestions - when you're logged in. The results count number, however, has now been removed.
|May 22, 2009|
|858:|| New Google Algorithm Rolls Out Today|
Google's spam-fighter, Matt Cutts, was involved in a new algorithm rollout today, and it's already resulting in huge changes to Google's index.
|Apr 1, 2014|
|859:|| New Google Answering Facts|
"Queries return answer at top of page."
|Apr 8, 2005|
|860:|| New Google Features Shown at Searchology Conference|
Google held a big conference where they displayed several new features, including Rich Snippets, Google Squared, Search Options, Wonder Wheel and SkyMap.
|May 14, 2009|
|861:|| New Google Game - Image Labeler|
"You'll be randomly paired with a partner who's online and using the feature. Over a 90-second period, you and your partner will be shown the same set of images and asked to provide as many labels as possible to describe each image you see."
|Sept 4, 2006|
|862:|| New Google Image Search Interface Seen in Asia|
"This changes everything! - before - a well placed image would bring in traffic - and a enough revenue to cover costs - etc."
|Feb 2, 2010|
|863:|| New Google Jazz Interface Being Seen By More Webmasters|
"Once into the SERPS it has a left hand side bar as standard and the toggle for local or web results is now a text toggle with the choice coloured differently."
|Apr 6, 2010|
|864:|| New Google Local Business Center Dashboard||June 3, 2009|
|865:|| New Google Mobile Interface Discovery||Mar 25, 2008|
|866:|| New Google Panda Rollout March 23, 2012|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the latest Google Panda Rollout.
|Mar 26, 2012|
|867:|| New Google Service : Transit Trip Planner|
"Create your own trip, complete with schedules from participating public transit agencies."
|Dec 12, 2005|
|868:|| New Google Test - Updating the SERP Live While You Type|
Every letter you type in the search box on a results page creates not only a "Search Suggestion" dropdown box -- it also dynamically loads a completely new SERP, from top to bottom, via AJAX. The SERP seems to be based on the top Search Suggestion.
|Aug 21, 2010|
|869:|| New In Google SERPS; "View And Manage Your Web History"||Apr 24, 2007|
|870:|| New Keyword Meta Tag For News Articles|
Google has said it'll use a new meta tag for news.
|Sept 20, 2012|
|871:|| New Look For Google Knowledge Graph For Medical Results|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the new look for Google's Knowledge Graph.
|Dec 20, 2013|
|872:|| New Panda Related Update - September 27|
When asked if an iteration of Panda was implemented this week, a Google spokesperson told us, "yes." She also provided the following statement: [br][br]"We're continuing to iterate on our Panda algorithm as part of our commitment to returning high-quality sites to Google users. This most recent update is one of the roughly 500 changes we make to our ranking algorithms each year."
|Oct 1, 2011|
|873:|| New Patent Application - Spam Detection Based on Phrase Indexing|
Googler Anna Lynn Patterson is credited as the inventor on this new patent application, "Detecting spam documents in a phrase based information retrieval system," which was filed Jun 28, 2006 and published Dec 28, 2006.
|Dec 29, 2006|
|874:|| New Personalization Features at Google News|
"...will let people specify what categories of news to display on the page, giving an array of choices including results chosen by keyword."
|Mar 10, 2005|
|875:|| New Region Tags in Google SERPs||Dec 2, 2009|
|876:|| New Search Paradigm - Shifting from Text to Video|
Google-owned YouTube is increasingly a starting point for search and research. It even surpassed Yahoo by becoming the second most popular destination for search.
|Jan 23, 2009|
|877:|| New Serps on Google since 1st January 2006|
Some testing going on...
|Jan 3, 2006|
|878:|| New Sites: Search Engines Need Time, and Other Signals to Confirm a Site is "Fantastic"|
Google has confirmed that new site owners need patience for a 'profile' of the site to be developed. "It's one thing to have a fantastic website, but search engines generally need a bit more to be able to confirm that, and to rank your site - your content - appropriately."
|June 21, 2012|
|879:|| New Year SEO Checklist For Google|
"With the start of each new year I go through my sites and do a few simple maintenance steps. It helps make sure old issues get fixed and helps direct the growth of my sites."
|Jan 6, 2011|
|880:|| New York Times Goes After Yet Another SEO Strategy|
"Though Google is apparently already battling back. On Thursday, a search of 'emergency locksmith Seattle' yielded only one Google Places result, not seven, but maybe more tinkering is needed. The site that landed on this prized perch appeared to be a lead gen operation, it's 24/7 Emergency Locksmith, which lists its address at a U.P.S. store. The woman who answered the phone at 24/7 would say nothing about the company, or even where she was located."
|July 10, 2011|