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Marissa Mayer’s Out New Homepage Design For Yahoo.com


According to SearchEngineLand Reports that Yahoo is testing new Homepage Design. Changes in the design test include cleaner user interface and news filters in the middle content section.

The Yahoo Home Page Test (Not Live Yet), Here is a video on Yahoo test a new interface –

I covered this on SearchEngineLand Friday and then posted it on Google+. There are several sites reporting the update, including Search Engine Land, Cnet.com,  Seroundtable.com many more.

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New Panda #23 Update on Dec 21, Impacting 1.3% of English Based Queries


On 21st Dec Google rolled out with Panda Data Refresh 21-Dec-2012, Impacting about 1.3% of English search queries.

Next on 21th November i.e., after one months of Panada #22 Google has again rolled out other Panada data refresh. Then again, I reported early signs of another update at the Search Engine Roundtable and Google confirmed it on Twitter.

This would make for the 23rd Panda update since the first Panda algorithm was introduced on February 24, 2011. By this algorithm update sites with poor or duplicate content have been pushed back or say got vanished from top search pages. The motive behind this algorithm update was to bring out the importance of Good and high quality content. Here are all the releases so far for Panda

Google Announcing on Twitter ~  New Panda #23 Update

Google Announcing on Twitter ~ New Panda #23 Update

There are several sites reporting the update, including Search Engine Land,  Search Engine Roundtable many more.

So, here’s what I spotted as news this week:

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Matt Cutts Explain How to Write a Proper Reconsideration Request

Google Webmaster Central Introducing Data Highlighter For Event Data


Google Webmaster Central Blog Introduced today a new section for Event Data on the Google official Blog Post.

Data Highlighter will allow you to emphasize areas of your web page through GWT without having to customize any of the code on your website, all you have to do is use your mouse to emphasize any element of your website and tag the data you want. This is just the first edition and in this edition you will be able to emphasize only, Events, Training Seminars, shows, exhibition or anything other related to events can be highlighted thought GWT, just go under optimization tab and you will see the Data Highlighter. Google can present your data more attractively, and in new ways, in search results.

Here is a video on Data Highlighter:

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[Year In Review] – Facebook Published Your Top Moments of 2012


On Wednesday, Dec, 12, Facebook Published its 2012 “Year in Review” feature of the top twenty most mentioned about Friends, Pages Liked This Year, TV show, movies and technologies of the year.

To see your own individual ear in review, just go to your details and there should be a little box seated next to the status  upgrade box, or go to facebook.com/yearinreview.

Alok Raghuwanshi Facebook 2012 Year In Review

Alok Raghuwanshi Facebook 2012 Year In Review

Furthermore, Facebook has also  release 2012 trends for full range of topics form sports to world news.

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