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Feb142007

Google Webmaster Central Leaves Beta; Its Blog Gains Comments

Google Webmaster Central has
officially come out of beta, about a year-and-a-half after Google Sitemaps —
core of the service later renamed Google Webmaster Central —

launched
. To celebrate, a new era for Google. The Official Google Webmaster
Central Blog becomes the first official Google blog to gain comments. Google
announces both news items

here
, including a tidbit that Google Webmaster Central now has more than one million users.

The Google Webmaster Central team already actively monitors a number of
third-party discussion forums such as
Digital Point Forums
, Search
Engine Watch Forums
and Webmaster
World
. They also actively participate by commenting on blogs across the web.
In addition, they also participate in Google’s own
Google Webmaster
Help
group within Google Groups.

Still, people like to comment on blog posts directly. We saw Google come
under renewed criticism (see
here,
here
and

here
) earlier this year for not allowing comments in association with
official blog posts, in the way that Yahoo, Microsoft and Ask do. So in what’s
now billed as a "Valentine’s Day gift," comments finally come to Google via at
least one official blog.

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