20 Jan '12, 9pm
Daily Search Forum Recap: January 20, 2012
Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: January 20, 2012 This week, we cover the major news that Google is now penalizing sites for having too many ads on their pages - yea, a bit hypocritical. Google blacked out their logo for SOPA but Bing and Yahoo did not. Google even slowed down their spider, GoogleBot... Google Page Layout Algorithm & Penalty Google announced a new algorithm change that looks at your page layout and if the ads above the fold are excessive, your site can be penalized and downgraded in the search results... Advertisers Also Upset With Google's Q4 2011 Earnings Report Google announced their fourth quarter earnings for the 2011 year and it really didn't make wall street all that happy. Their stock sunk almost 10% in after hours trading... Google Expands Hacked Sites Label In Search Results A year ago, Google began labeling hacked sites and sites with malwar...