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Twitter Makes Mobile Apps More Search-Friendly Twitter Makes Mobile Apps More Search-Friendly
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Twitter announced that it has updated its search feature on Android and iOS, making it more useful for actually finding stuff. With the update, users can toggle between top tweets and all tweets at the top of the search results, …

Here’s How Bing Works On Xbox One Here’s How Bing Works On Xbox One

In just a few days, Microsoft will officially enter the next-generation arena with the Xbox One. While the majority of the console’s focus will be on games, Microsoft will also use the console to push its own services, including Bing. …

Bing Lets You Connect Social Pages To Webmaster Tools Bing Lets You Connect Social Pages To Webmaster Tools
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Bing announced a new Connected Pages feature for its Webmaster Tools offering, enabling webmasters to connect their various other official pages to their account, and track how users are getting to them. You can now connect your pages from Facebook, …

Google Says It Will Remove Dead Body From Google Maps Google Says It Will Remove Dead Body From Google Maps
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Update: Looks like they’ve updated the imagery now. As previously reported, a man found an image of his murdered fourteen-year-old son’s dead body lying next to some train tracks in Google Maps in an image captured by satellite. The image …

Man Asks Google To Remove Image Of Son’s Dead Body From Google Maps (So Far, Google Hasn’t Done So) Man Asks Google To Remove Image Of Son’s Dead Body From Google Maps (So Far, Google Hasn’t Done So)
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Update: Google says it will take eight days, but it will replace the image. Another dead body has been spotted on Google Maps, and this time, the victim’s family is not happy. The image is shown for 901 Sanford Avenue, …

Matt Cutts Discusses Duplicate Meta Descriptions Matt Cutts Discusses Duplicate Meta Descriptions
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Google has released a new Webmaster Help video featuring Matt Cutts talking about duplicate and unique meta descriptions. Cutts answers this submitted question: Is it necessary for each single page within my website to have a unique metatag description? “The …

Xbox One More Anticipated Than PS4, According To Yahoo Xbox One More Anticipated Than PS4, According To Yahoo
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Sony’s PS4 was released on Friday, and Microsoft’s Xbox One will be released exactly a week later. Obviously both consoles have been highly anticipated by gamers, and will compete for their dollars. Yahoo shared some search trend data with us, …

Google To Expand Efforts To Block Child Exploitation Google To Expand Efforts To Block Child Exploitation

Google has been battling child exploitation on the Internet since at least 2006. This past summer, the company announced some additional measures it was taking. For one, Google set up a new $2 million fund to encourage the development of …

Fair Use Prevails As Google Wins Book-Scanning Case Fair Use Prevails As Google Wins Book-Scanning Case
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So, you know that book-scanning legal battle that Google has been fighting for the past eight years against the Authors Guild? Google just won. In a New York court, Judge Denny Chin ruled that Google can continue its book-scanning ways …

Matt Cutts Talks Blog Comments And Link Spam Matt Cutts Talks Blog Comments And Link Spam
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If you run a blog, you no doubt come across spammy comments with links in them frequently. You may know that this can hurt your page in Google, but sometimes people leave comments with links that are actually relevant to …

Google Takes The Trekker To Venice For New Street View Imagery Google Takes The Trekker To Venice For New Street View Imagery

Google has taken its Trekker camera system to Venice to capture some new Street View imagery. Google Street View Operations Manager Daniele Rizzetto said, “It was impossible for us to collect images of Venice with a Street View car or …

Google Offers Webmasters New SEO Advice Video Google Offers Webmasters New SEO Advice Video
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Google has put out a new video of SEO advice from Developer Programs Tech Lead, Maile Ohye. She discusses how to build an organic search strategy for your company. “What’s a good way to integrate your company’s various online components, …

Could Microsoft Soon Give Bing The Axe? Could Microsoft Soon Give Bing The Axe?
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Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, who is one of the top candidates in a recently narrowed down list to take over Steve Ballmer’s job as Microsoft CEO, would reportedly consider killing Bing and selling the company’s Xbox business. Should Microsoft …

Bing Updates How It Displays Music Videos Bing Updates How It Displays Music Videos

Bing has introduced a new music video search experience that users can take advantage of by searching for an artist from Bing’s video search. If you search for “Justin Timberlake,” for example, you’ll be presented with a number of Justin’s …

Carlos Fuentes Gets A Google Doodle Carlos Fuentes Gets A Google Doodle
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Here in the U.S., Google is running a doodle for Veterans Day, but that’s not the only one the company has up today. In Mexico, Google is honoring novelist Carlos Fuentes on what would have been his 85th birthday. Fuentes …

Veterans Day Gets A Google Doodle Veterans Day Gets A Google Doodle
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Today is Veterans Day in the United States, and Google is honoring veterans with a homepage doodle. When the user clicks, they’re presented with a query for “veterans day,” and Google’s quick answer result: Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day 2013). …

Google Misses The Mark On Business Listings Google Misses The Mark On Business Listings
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Google unveiled Android 4.4 (KitKat) last week, and has since talked about some changes to the Phone app. These are some pretty big changes, and they have a direct impact on how users can and will engage with businesses by …

Hermann Rorschach Google Doodle: What Do You See In These 22 Images? Hermann Rorschach Google Doodle: What Do You See In These 22 Images?
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Hermann Rorshach, the famous psychoanalyst, is the subject of Google’s current worldwide doodle. We reported on it yesterday as it began to make its way around the other side of the world, but it’s now here in our neck of …

Demand Media Revenue Down Thanks To Loss Of Search Referrals Demand Media Revenue Down Thanks To Loss Of Search Referrals
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Demand Media just announced its results for the third quarter. Revenue was down 2% year over year. Content and media revenue specifically was down 7%. Registrar revenue was up 11%, and mobile revenue doubled year over year. The company perhaps …

Should Google Be Forced To Filter Search Results? Should Google Be Forced To Filter Search Results?
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There are a lot of people out there with things in their past that they’re not proud of. Sometimes those things make there way to the Internet and do a great deal of damage to their reputation. This stuff comes …

Hermann Rorschach Google Doodle Wants You To Share What You See Hermann Rorschach Google Doodle Wants You To Share What You See
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Google is running a doodle honoring Hermann Rorschach in parts of the world where it’s November 8th. It should be making its way over to our neck of the woods in a bit. Hermann Rorschach would be the psychiatrist/psychoanalyst who …