Chris and Barry discussed the Memorial Day weekend news and logos or lack there of. We also review the latest Yahoo! Search index update. We discussed the recent search market share figures released last week. Google banned essay writing ads, go figure. Elisabeth is leaving Search Engine Watch for Zonder. People are now critisizing Ask.coms unabommer ads, but is this what Ask.com wanted?
Matt Cutts from Google came on two discuss what he would ask a Google engineer if he was an SEO and he also commented on the new Google Reader. I then brought on Daniel Read, the Vice President, Site Product Mgt & User Experience at Ask.com to tell us why he feels SEOs should care about the Ask.com search engine. Other topics included a Google Maps bug, the PageRank update, Googles 8th birthday, some discussion on what types of links can hurt your rankings, a Google Analytics message and much much more.