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I'm sure you heard the news by now, Yahoo has acquired Tumblr for a cool $1.1 billion in cash.
Seriously. Google Now is now more baked into Google Search. For example, if you do a search for [when is fathers day 2013 or other factual dated queries. The Google Data Highlighter tool, which initially launched in December with support for just marking up pages that had event data. Google announced a new keyword tool named the Keyword Planner.
The tool can be found under the Tools & Analysis tab when you are logged into your Google AdWords account.
Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today...
A WebmasterWorld thread has one SEO/Webmaster asking how long will it take for Google to show him the fruits of his efforts after nofollowing a bunch of links on his site. It seems as if the second batch of Google Glass Explorers will soon be getting invites to pick up their Google Glass. The next large brand to be penalized by Google is Sprint, the large U.S. wireless provider.
A Google Webmaster Help thread has Kent Van Deusen, the Sprint website support representative. Remember when Google took over Zagat and then announced they are dropping the star reviews for businesses.