The latest tweak/test made by Google sees forum posts get some long-awaited love and attention. Search terms which return forum posts now forego meta data and instead show the most recent subjects to be talked about. You can see how it looks here:
This news will appeal to those hosting niche forums, such as recruitment firms such as BCL Legal and sport discussion groups, as it means searchers will be able to find forums and information that suits their needs more quickly. It also means games and movie forums will give a true reflection of what’s currently popular when the forum shows up in Google.