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:
- Everything Google Has Said On The Nofollow Link Attribute Change
Google announced a change to the nofollow link attribute yesterday and with that announcement, Googlers spent the next day responding to questions about it on Twitter. I will go through what changed according to the announcement and then cover almost all of the responses from Google (removing duplicates) so you get a full perspective of this change.
- Bing Treats Nofollow Link Attribute As A Hint, Always Has
With all this discussion around the changes to how Google treats the nofollow link attribute, Bing chimed in about how they treat it. Fabrice Canel from the Bing search team said on Twitter “we always treated the nofollow link attribute as a ‘hint’, making our own decision on trusting or not trusting.”
- Pagination Back For The Google Local Maps Search Results
Last week we reported that the pagination feature for the Google Maps local results went away. Well, now it appears to be back. Some are seeing the old user interface for pagination, but I am seeing a new more slim version.
- Vlog #15: Mel Carson On Early Days Of Search, Working At Microsoft Ads To Starting His Own Firm
In episode #15 of the vlog series at the Search Engine Roundtable I interviewed Mel Carson (@melcarson) of Delightful Communications…
- Google Tests Vertical Line Next To Search Results Snippet On Hover
Google is testing a vertical bar or vertical line next to the search results snippets when you hover your mouse over the snippet. Mordy Oberstein said this was spotted by Shay Harel, the Founder/CEO of RankRanger.
- Iggy Pop At Google NYC’s YouTube Space
It looks like the YouTube Space at the Google NYC office had Iggy Pop, the Godfather of Punk, at the offices yesterday. Here is a sign welcoming the American singer-songwriter to the space.
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