All that happened in the world of search engines in the fifth week of February, 2008. Once again, the blogs are all in chronological order. Enjoy!
Matt Cutts speaks on many issues either through his blog or through the videos. The NOINDEX tag has been deliberated upon before by him, and Google even made changes to how the tag was implemented, This latest post from Matt comes as a policy discussion about NOINDEX and how Google should treat the NOINDEX meta tag.
In congruence with the auction model, YSM is changing the way they set the minimum bids required to participate in a Sponsored Search keyword market. Read on to find out how the changes would take effect for the accounts.
Matt Cutts recently responded to a Google Groups discussion about the Google -60 penalty. The penalty sometimes pushes down websites 60 positions back in the result pages. This penalty usually surfaces for a site due to its bad linking practices. Find out what he said.
Google has updated the terms and conditions of AdSense. The changes were announced on the AdSense blog. The major changes with AdSense policies fall into two broad categories: first, the future products and features, and second, privacy requirements.
Google's released Webmaster Tools Gadgets for iGoogle, for those users who would prefer to access only the features of Webmaster Tools that they need. Find out how you can reap the benefits of it.
This service from Google holds the promise to allow workers to create Intranets, viewable only within their company, without requiring them to have coding or design experience.