|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
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|281:|| Google Extends SSL Encryption Globally|
...when you're signed into Google, we add SSL encryption to increase the privacy and security of your web searches.[br][br]We're now ready to expand this protection, so over the next few weeks we will begin introducing SSL search beyond google.com to our local domains around the globe.
|Mar 6, 2012|
|282:|| Google Fires Back at Rank Checkers With Captcha Challenge|
"..a rank checker and I get a google page telling me I have a virus and that I can't search until I put in a code that is in a picture on the page. I ran it last night and this morning and many other times for over a year and never got that."
|Mar 8, 2005|
|283:|| Google Freshness Algo Tweak|
Building upon the momentum from Caffeine, today we're making a significant improvement to our ranking algorithm that impacts roughly 35 percent of searches and better determines when to give you more up-to-date relevant results for these varying degrees of freshness.
|Nov 3, 2011|
|284:|| Google Gets Mixed Up In Sponsored Post Campaign For Chrome|
It looks like Google's been caught up in a sponsored post campaign for Google Chrome.
|Jan 3, 2012|
|285:|| Google Gives Self a Failing Grade at SEO|
"...one of the biggest areas of failure for the company [Google] is in "search result presentation," where the company scored a 33/100 or lower in three different categories, the lowest being "title tag format and length.""
|Mar 4, 2010|
|286:|| Google Giving Newbie SEO Classes||Sept 5, 2006|
|287:|| Google Glitch Reports all Sites as Malware|
No matter what search term or phrase I enter Google says "This site may harm your computer" for all the links on the SERPS.
|Jan 31, 2009|
|288:|| Google Goes After AdSense Farms With Update|
"Google said Thursday that it had made a major change to its algorithm in an effort to improve the rankings of high-quality Web sites in its search results, and to reduce the visibility of low-quality sites. While the company did not say so explicitly, the change appears to be directed in part at so-called content farms like eHow and Answerbag, which generate articles based on popular search queries so they will rise to the top of the rankings and attract clicks."
|Feb 25, 2011|
|289:|| Google Goes Looking for Temp Help on CraigsList|
"Participants in web evaluation projects must have a high speed internet connection. All work will be performed in the U.S. or Canada, and participants must be able to demonstrate legal eligibility to work."
|Feb 8, 2005|
|290:|| Google Granted a New Patent|
You want to learn more about Google's duplicate content handling? This newly granted patent, first applied for in 2001, covers "Methods and apparatus for estimating similarity."
|Jan 2, 2007|
|291:|| Google Groans Under the Massive Data Load|
"If you look at what we're doing with Google Earth," he explained, "it doesn't take a stretch of the imagination to say that there's a tremendous amount of processing power, bandwidth, and storage going on at Google in everything that we do." Google Earth, part Web-based geography app, part 3D-rendering machine, whirls users around the globe with frightening speed and clarity.
|Dec 19, 2005|
|292:|| Google Guidelines: Devaluing Link Schemes and Forum Signatures|
Link schemes and specifically forum signatures are of little value, according to Google's guidelines. WebmasterWorld Members discuss the value, or not, of forum signatures, which seem to be a spammer's favorite.
|May 13, 2013|
|293:|| Google Hot Trends Combines Zeitgeist and Trends|
"Hot Trends, a list of the current top-100 fastest-rising search trends, will be refreshed several times daily, using data from millions of Google Web searches conducted up to an hour before each update, the company said."
|May 22, 2007|
|294:|| Google Hotpot: Local Recommendations In Google Places|
"With Hotpot, we're making local search results for places on Google more personal, relevant and trustworthy."
|Nov 16, 2010|
|295:|| Google Hummingbird Algorithm and Related Patents|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss Google Hummingbird algorithm and related patents.
|Oct 15, 2013|
|296:|| Google Ignores All Code-Level Language Information|
I was surprised this was news, especially since some of those who asked were very familiar with multilingual sites.
|Oct 22, 2012|
|297:|| Google Image Search Framing Thwarts Malicious Script, But Site Owner Loses IP|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss frame busting of Google's image search to retain the image owner's intellectual property. It seems it's now much harder to thwart the new Google framing.
|Dec 7, 2011|
|298:|| Google Image Search Suffers Massive Drop in External Search Numbers|
"...a 63pct decrease in image search referrals after Google's new image search UI was released. In the eleven weeks after Google's new image search was released, there has been no recovery ... image SEO has been severely compromised"
|Apr 17, 2013|
|299:|| Google Image Search Update Gone Astray - Many Images Gone|
"WebmasterWorld members are reporting shifts in Google Image Search - many images are again Safe Search filtered, and a lot of others are lost even when "moderate search" is off." This could be a huge opportunity for Bing and it's much applauded image search?
|Oct 2, 2009|
|300:|| Google Image Search Update, 2009-02-20||Feb 24, 2009|
|301:|| Google Image Search Updated and Now On Homepage||Feb 8, 2005|
|302:|| Google Image Update Finally Settles Down|
It started almost a month ago.
|Mar 4, 2007|
|303:|| Google Images Adds Text Snippets in Image Search Results|
"Snippets added to images"...
|Nov 30, 2005|
|304:|| Google Images Interface Updated|
"WebmasterWorld members review the new look to Google Images. It seems the jury is still out."
|Jan 25, 2007|
|305:|| Google Images Update : Dear Google - We Hate it!|
It is rare that you find so many webmasters in universal agreement.
|Feb 2, 2007|
|306:|| Google Images Update : Reverts to Old Format||Feb 26, 2007|
|307:|| Google Images: New Layout Rolling Out|
You will be able to quickly flip through a set of images by using the keyboard. If you want to go back to browsing other search results, just scroll down and pick up right where you left off.
|Jan 24, 2013|
|308:|| Google Improves "related:" Command||Sept 18, 2009|
|309:|| Google Improves Backlink Data in GWT|
The most significant improvement you'll see is that most of the links are now sampled uniformly from the full spectrum of backlinks rather than alphabetically.
|Sept 19, 2013|
|310:|| Google Improves Tool To Remove URLs From Third Party Website|
Today Google launched their improved public URL removal tool to make it easier to request updates based on changes on other people's websites.
|Dec 19, 2013|
|311:|| Google Improves Webspam And Malware Report Form|
We've noticed that our users sometimes report these other issues using our webspam report form, causing a delay between when a user reports the issue and when the appropriate team at Google handles it. The new form's interstitial page allows you to report these other search issues directly to the correct teams so that they can address your concerns in a timely manner. [br]
|Aug 9, 2011|
|312:|| Google Indexing Error: Google Ignoring Robots No Cache Noindex Tag|
Millions of pages are showing up in Googles Cache that are specifically marked, no cache. The risks and exposure to webmasters is quite large.
|June 15, 2006|
|313:|| Google Indicates It Is Reviewing "Not Provided"|
It seems Google is reviewing the "not provided" issue, which has been a great topic of debate since it was announced.
|Mar 13, 2014|
|314:|| Google Instant to Be Major Impact on Analytics|
"Webmasters, you may notice some changes in you Search queries data due to the launch of Google Instant... With Google Instant, you may notice an increase in impressions because your site will appear in search results as users type"
|Sept 8, 2010|
|315:|| Google Introduced Personalised Search to Serps|
"Google is now personalising main search results and not just through its personalised web searc..."
|June 30, 2005|
|316:|| Google Introduces 4 Pack of New Services|
" Google Co-op, Google Desktop 4, and Google Notebook and the new GoogleTrends."
|May 10, 2006|
|317:|| Google Introduces Personalised Search|
"Google Personalized web search delivers custom search results that are based on a profile you create describing your interests. For example, people with an interest in the outdoors will see different relevant sites for a search on "bass" than people who are interested in music."
|June 30, 2005|
|318:|| Google Introduces X-default hreflang for International Landing Pages|
"Today we'll introduce a new rel-alternate-hreflang annotation that the webmaster can use to specify such homepages that is supported by both Google and Yandex."
|Apr 10, 2013|
|319:|| Google Is Banning Sites That Use Open Directory (DMOZ) Data|
"There is a new study that says Google is 'massively' banning sites that use any DMOZ data."
|Apr 6, 2006|
|320:|| Google Is Working on an Algo Fix For Major Problems With Update|
Here's official news that many sites have been waiting to hear. Google fellow Amit Singal is quoted in Wired: [br][br]"We deeply care about the people who are generating high-quality content sites, which are the key to a healthy web ecosystem," Singhal said. [br][br]"Therefore any time a good site gets a lower ranking or falsely gets caught by our algorithm - and that does happen once in a while even though all of our testing shows this change was very accurate - we make a note of it and go back the next day to work harder to bring it closer to 100 percent." [br][br]"That's exactly what we are going to do, and our engineers are working as we speak building a new layer on top of this algorithm to make it even more accurate than it is."
|Mar 2, 2011|