This is the last Google webmaster report for the year and the truth, it wasn’t that crazy of a month, like last month. We did have ongoing Penguin fluctuations that still seem to be bouncing around even this week. We had a massive polish link penalty and a lot of mobile SEO stuff come out.The WebmasterWorld thread is currently focused on the Penguin flutters right now.Here is a categorized listing of the more important Google Webmaster/SEO topics over the past 30-days or so:Google Penguin:
Did Google Release Penguin 3.1 On Thanksgiving?
Google Confirms Penguin Rollout Continued Into Thanksgiving Day
Google Penguin Reversals & Fluctuations This Morning
Google: We’re Hoping Penguin Keeps Updating & Becomes A Rolling Update
Is Google Penguin 3.0 Still Slow Running?
Google Manual Penalties:
Google Issues Massive Manual Actions In Poland For Link Networks
Google Ranking Chatter:
Google Penguin Updating Or Google Panda Refreshing This Morning?
Google Algorithm Chatter Heating Up, Shifts Happening?
Google: Panda Victims Don’t Necessarily Need To Delete Old Blog Posts
Google: Stop Using PageRank As A Metric, We Won’t Be Updating It In The Future
Google Mobile SEO:
Google: We’re Experimenting With Mobile-Friendly Ranking Factors
Google Now Officially Showing Mobile Friendly Labels; Want Them?
Google Mobile Test Fail Because Blocking Or Cloaking GoogleBot
Google Mobile Ranking Signals Still Use Many Desktop Signals
Google: We Do Not Rank Responsive Web Design Sites Better
Google Now Actions: Search Actions For Android Apps
Google To Support iOS For App Indexing? I’d Think So.
Google Answers Now With “Show Me How” Links
How Google Can Screw Publishers Less With Google Answers: A Solution
When Obama & I Became King Of The United States For The Day
Google Answers Is Constantly Changing
Google Indexing SEO:
Google: Paginate Your Infinite Scroll Pages To Ensure Its Indexed
Google Not Crawling “Click To Expand” Content Now?
Google: Your Content In Tabs & Click To Expand May Not Be Indexed Or Ranked
Google: Sites Lose Loads Of Pages Over Misuse Of 403 Status Codes
Google Maps & Local:
Google Drops Carousel Interface For Local Results
Google Maps Quality Guidelines Updated But Will Google Enforce Them?
Watch Matt Cutts Respond To If He Will Return To Google Search
Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.