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GiantGator Launches To Be ‘Most Extensive Search Engine for  Freelance Jobs’

GiantGator Launches To Be ‘Most Extensive Search Engine for Freelance Jobs’

A new freelance job search engine called giantGator launched today, aggregating job postings for freelancers from a number of sources including Freelancer.com, eLance, UpWork, Guru.com, and others. A spokesperson for giantGator tells WebProNews, “Thanks to the Freelancer’s Union study, we know that an estimated 53 million Americans are freelancing – but how many freelance jobs are out there, and how …

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Duke Kahanamoku Google Doodle Shines Light On Legendary ‘Big Kahuna’

Duke Kahanamoku Google Doodle Shines Light On Legendary ‘Big Kahuna’

Duke Kahanamoku (or Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku) is the subject of a new Google doodle honoring his legacy as the man who is largely responsible for spreading the sport of surfing. Kahanamoku, who won five Olympic medals for swimming, and was also known as “The Duke” and “The Big Kahuna,” was born one hundred and twenty-five years ago …

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Deez Nuts Swings Past Hillary Clinton in Google Searches

Deez Nuts Swings Past Hillary Clinton in Google Searches

I’m not sure what to say about Deez Nuts, a 2016 Presidential “candidate” that is currently polling better than the majority of the Republican primary field in multiple states. I mean, it’s funny. Don’t say it’s not. We’re all 12 and this is funny. On the other hand, I’m sad. I’m so sad and I’m scared. Anyway, Deez Nuts is …

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Google’s Twitter Integration Hits Desktop

Google’s Twitter Integration Hits Desktop

In May, Google announced new Twitter integration into its search results on mobile devices. This was the result of a deal between the two companies, which gives Google access to all of Twitter’s tweets in real time. Last week, some in the UK reported seeing a similar feature appearing in results on the desktop. Asked about it, Google said it …

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Google Could Easily Rig an Election with Search Results, Says Study

Google Could Easily Rig an Election with Search Results, Says Study

Search results wield the power to color one’s view of any person, place, or thing. This is a given. And being the far-and-away biggest search engine in the world, Google wields most of that power. Of course, in order to sleep at night, we all have to assume that Google will, ultimately, restrain from using that power to nefarious ends. …

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Bing Warns Searchers About Fake Online Pharmacies

Bing Warns Searchers About Fake Online Pharmacies

Bing is rolling out a new search feature that warns people who may be about to buy some bad medications. Online pharmacies offers customers cheaper, more available drugs – and this can be a dangerous combination. The Food and Drug Administration keeps a list of fake online pharmacies called the Internet Pharmacy Warning Letters, and Bing is using that to …

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Is eBay Still Having Trouble With Google Traffic?

Is eBay Still Having Trouble With Google Traffic?

eBay may still be suffering from Google algorithm troubles. Back in May of 2014, Google eBay got hit hard in Google. It came around the same time as one of Google’s Panda updates, but reports indicated it was actually a manual penalty. When eBay reported its quarterly earnings the following July, it was revealed that the penalty cost the company …

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Significant eBay Search Issue Uncovered, Could Be Hurting Sellers

Significant eBay Search Issue Uncovered, Could Be Hurting Sellers

There’s yet another issue happening on eBay that likely isn’t going to sit too well with sellers that many probably aren’t aware is even happening. The finding comes from eCommerce news blog and eBay watchdog eCommerceBytes, which reports that eBay’s search engine is having issues specifically with its Item Specifics and filters. Ina Steiner writes: I worked with a seller …

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Google Play Search Ads Now Available To All

Google Play Search Ads Now Available To All

Earlier this year, Google announced that it was expanding paid search advertising to the Google Play store. Given that people frequently go there to search for apps, this seemed like an obvious place for search ads, and it’s still surprising it’s taken Google this long to offer them to app makers. Better late than never though. Google has been testing …

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Etsy Changes How People Find Your Products

Etsy Changes How People Find Your Products

Etsy is launching some changes to its search feature aimed at helping users find more items of interest, but the reaction to the changes from sellers is pretty mixed, if not leaning toward negative. When you’re selling products in any online marketplace, the way the search feature works is of great importance. Of course appearing in web searches on search …

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Google Tells Users When To Avoid Businesses

Google Tells Users When To Avoid Businesses

Google announced a new feature that tells users what the busiest times are at millions of places and businesses around the world. It’s basically using the same mobile technology that it uses to tell users about traffic to give them information that might make them want to reconsider visiting a business at certain times. Google explains in a Google+ update: …

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Instagram’s New Focus on Search Should Excite Marketers

Instagram’s New Focus on Search Should Excite Marketers

In 2013, boasting a little under 100 million users, Instagram finally decided to pay some attention to its web presence. The social network updated its barebones website to finally offer the ability to browse your feed. Before that, Instagram on the web only allowed you to look at user profiles and like photos. Since then, it’s been adding more and …

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