Despite Google’s “innocent” entry into the realm of social networking at the end of June, it quickly became […]
On June 1st, Google announced their first 2011 social feature: the Google +1 button. Previously, it had been […]
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Facebook isn’t giving up the fight against Google+ easily. Facebook has already implemented numerous features that look surprisingly similar to those found in Google+, including a new lineup of privacy and sharing controls that give users greater control over who sees their content.
The Google +1 button, the social sharing option from Google that’s seen impressive popularity since its launch, is adding two new features: snippets and Google+ sharing.
Google changes their algorithm in minor ways over 500 times every year. The company recently discussed the process that leads to those changes, giving insights for those who want to stay on the cutting edge of optimization.
Eli Parser made a big splash in a 2010 TED talk where he discussed a phenomena he called […]
Rich text markup was first released by Google back in May of 2009, but despite having been around […]
Bing is becoming a force to reckoned with. Since their Yahoo search alliance last year, Bing has managed […]
Google’s recent acquisition of Motorola Mobility seemed like buying patent protection. However, some theorize that the hardware end of the spectrum is just as important. The purchase may give Google the ability to offer free or subsidized phones, and at the very least would allow a “Google” lineup of phone models.
Google is continuing to integrate Plus into other Google services and features. The most recent addition is the option to start a Google+ Hangout with any YouTube video.
Google and Yahoo are both reportedly bidding on Hulu. The bids are due this Wednesday, and if a major search or display ad group wins Hulu, it will make a substantial impact on web marketing.
Google has announced a partnership with ESPN to improve the way sports data is displayed on the search page. While the microdata is currently exclusive to select groups, any sports-oriented site will soon be able to take advantage of the markup.
Bing continues to give webmasters an unprecedented level of communication regarding the Microsoft values on SEO. These 18 fundamentals are especially important considering that the Bing-Yahoo alliance now holds over 30% of U.S. market share.
YouTube recently reached a settlement with several major music publishers who filed a class action lawsuit in 2007. […]
Yahoo and Bing are a powerful combined force, and have been the only real threat to Google since […]
Google Music Beta is getting an additional service called “Magnifier.” The service is designed to expose users to new artists and songs, many of which can be downloaded for free via Google Music.
Google Maps is getting a new “weather” layer that lets you check out location-specific and regional weather at a glance. The change continues to demonstrate Google’s commitment to travel features.
Google has had plenty of legal issues involving violated copyrights on YouTube. However, Google has now reached a licensing agreement with former litigants and launched a new music page.
The Yahoo-Bing Search Alliance is continuing in full force, with 7 additional countries having migrated to a Bing back-end as of 8/19. The migration should finish by the end of the year, and both Yahoo and optimizers will see changes once the move is complete.