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:
- Google's New Map Pin Design
Google has updated and rolled out the new map pin design for the local pack search results. Sergey Alakov spotted the test and then the rollout and I personally see the new map pins myself...
- Google Search Console Notifying Webmasters Of TLS Upgrade Requirements
Anyone who has been managing website security for the past few years has been following the long phase out period of TLS version 1. We are moving to TLS version 1.2, as TLS 1 is no longer that safe...
- New Quick Links In Google AdWords From Change History Page
This is a small, subtle change in the Google AdWords advertiser console but it can save a lot of you time if you know about it. In short...
- Google Search Results By Celebrities Over Selfie Videos
Honestly, this new feature from Google confuses me - these selfie-video answers performed by celebrities to answer questions about them in mobile search. Google said "now in the U.S...
- Julie Joyce - The Search Community Honors You
This is part of the say something nice about an SEO/SEM series - feel free to nominate someone over here. Julie Joyce, 45 years old, lives in Greensboro, North Carolina in a house that is 118 years old. Julie is very active on social media...
- Google Christmas Tree Ornaments
Here is a photo I found on Instagram where there is a Christmas tree in the Google Zurich office but the ornaments hanging on the tree are branded with the Google logo and name. Yes, the sparkly and
Other Great Search Forum Threads:
- Adsense Passbacks, WebmasterWorld
- Advanced search operators Over the next few days, we'll be rolling out advan..., Google+ - Leo Deegan
- Apple Acquires Shazam, WebmasterWorld
- Common Hacked Type 1: The cloaked keywords and link hack automatically creat..., Google+ - Google Webmasters
- Review stars in Google Organic: How is it Done?, Local Search Forum
- That can be normal. The HTML page is cached (or sometimes nothing is), if the JS doesn't execute within the context of the cached hostname i… https://t.co/Peo7VRJaJN, John Mueller on Twitter