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Is Google’s Paid Search Query Removal Worth Panicking About? Is Google’s Paid Search Query Removal Worth Panicking About?

Google announced that it is extending its secure search efforts to paid search, and that it will remove queries from referers on ad clicks originating from SSL searches on Google.com. In other words, the reason you’ve been seeing keywords “not …

Yahoo Search Is Now Encrypted By Default Yahoo Search Is Now Encrypted By Default
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Yahoo has switched to secure search by default, meaning that the search traffic your analytics program is painting for you is even less complete than it already was. As you may recall, Google made this move a couple years ago …

Google Cranks Up ‘Not Provided’ Keywords, Says Ads Aren’t The Reason Google Cranks Up ‘Not Provided’ Keywords, Says Ads Aren’t The Reason
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It looks like the percentage of keywords that are listed as “not provided” in your Google Analytics account is going to keep going up, as Google is reportedly moving to switch all users to secure search regardless of whether or …

Chrome 25 Gets Encrypted Search For Users Who Aren’t Signed In Chrome 25 Gets Encrypted Search For Users Who Aren’t Signed In
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This week, Google launched Chrome 25 in beta. The big feature that got most of the attention was the speech recognition. This version of the browser also encrypts searches from the omnibox for users that aren’t signed in, just as …

Safari Makes Google Searches Encrypted, Distorts Analytics Safari Makes Google Searches Encrypted, Distorts Analytics
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Mobile Google searches are more secure from Safari on iOS 6 than they were in previous versions of iOS or from other mobile browsers. Apple is reportedly routing Google searches through the SSL version of Google, which Google made the …

Google Referrals To Get Even More Mysterious Google Referrals To Get Even More Mysterious

Last fall, Google launched encrypted search (via SSL) as the default setting for signed in users, expanding the feature to the worldwide level earlier this month. The amount of encrypted searches may soon go up . Webmasters, SEOs and marketers …

Google Expands Encrypted Search Worldwide Google Expands Encrypted Search Worldwide

Last year, Google announced the launch of encrypted search by default for signed in users. http://www.google.com became https://www.google.com. Now, Google is expanding this throughout the world. Google software engineer posted a quick message to the company’s Inside Search blog: Several …

Google Encrypted Search Means No Info For Individual Queries Google Encrypted Search Means No Info For Individual Queries
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Google announced that it is going to begin encrypting search queries with SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) as the default experience at Google.com when you search logged into your Google account. http://www.google.com will become https://www.google.com. “This is especially important when you’re …