September 30, 2013

After Blocking Keywords In Referrers, Now Google Stops Sharing Through Google Webmaster Tools – A Bug?

Last week, Google moved to send all searches through Google SSL Search, setting up the ultimate end of keyword data passed along via referrers non-advertisers. Now, Google’s official alternative channel for this information — Google Webmaster Tools — has also stopped sharing the data, most likely due to a bug. A Bug Or An Intentional […]
September 30, 2013

SearchCap: The Day In Search, September 30, 2013

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the Web. From Search Engine Land: Facebook Now Let’s You Search Your Posts & Status Updates In Graph Search Facebook announced the launch of searching your posts and status updates within graph search. Facebook said, “Today, Graph […]
September 30, 2013

Facebook Now Lets You Search Your Posts & Status Updates In Graph Search

Facebook announced the launch of searching your posts and status updates within graph search. Facebook said, “Today, Graph Search will include posts and status updates.” With this, you “will be able to search for status updates, photo captions, check-ins and comments to find things shared with you.” I personally tried this, and it is not […]
September 30, 2013

Google’s Matt Cutts: NoFollow Attributes On Internal Links Don’t Hurt But Generally Don’t Do It

In a video, Google’s head of search spam Matt Cutts published today an answer to the question, “Should I use rel=”nofollow” on internal links to a login page?” Matt Cutts basically said you shouldn’t, but said it won’t hurt you if you did. Matt said, “It doesn’t hurt if you want to put a nofollow […]