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Google's Matt Cutts latest video answers a quick question, "does using stock photos on your pages have a negative effect on rankings. Search Engine Land reports that despite Google not confirming anything, Google has removed the "quick view" button from the smart phone mobile search results. A featured WebmasterWorld thread has an emotional but powerful post from a Webmaster who has been creating web sites for over 15 years. Google AdSense is ten years old today and Google wants everyone to know about it - as they should. AdSense has given Google a way to bring in a nice and sizable secondary source of income.
Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today...
The Google Knowledge Graph carousel, which launched about 10 months ago, is now showing up more and has a slightly updated style. Last Wednesday we reported complaints in the forums of webmasters noticing their links are dropping within Google Webmaster Tools. Chas Stewart posted in the Google+ Glass Explorers Community that his pick up invite in San Francisco triggered an unusual notification from Google. As you probably remember, Google launched a new spam algorithm to target spammy queries such as payday loans.