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Heather Graham And The Difference Between Google And Bing

Published:2 hours ago | by Chris Crum

As we’ve reported on several times, Google has started cleaning up its Image Search experience, sometimes making results less relevant in the process. In fact, some other things that Google is doing these days make for a much more censored experience altogether. With regards to Image Search in parti

Yahoo Has Some New Search Products Coming Our Way

Published:4 hours ago | by Chris Crum

As it has indicated numerous times in the past, Yahoo still takes search seriously, even if it’s outsourcing its system to Microsoft these days (we’ll see how long that lasts). But in recent months, since former Googler Marissa Mayer took over at the helm, we’ve seen a renewed focus, or at least hea

Bing Gets More Tightly Integrated With Facebook

Published:5 hours ago | by Chris Crum

Bing has added a bit more Facebook integration to its social search features. Now, you can comment on and like Facebook content right from Bing. “Bing already lets you view Facebook updates and comments from your friends in sidebar, but now you’ll also be able to add your own Likes and comments to y

Google Maps Is Probably About To Look Like This. Improvement?

Published:6 hours ago | by Chris Crum

Google could be getting ready to unleash a massive redesign for one of its most beloved products – Google Maps. While reports are unconfirmed, it’s looking like the company may soon implement some major changes. Do you think Google Maps needs a redesign or should they leave it how it is? Let us know

Guess Which SEO ‘Misconception’ Matt Cutts Puts To Rest

Published:yesterday 10:30 AM | by Chris Crum

In Google’s latest Webmaster Help video, Matt Cutts is asked about a common SEO misconception that he wishes to put to rest. The answer: Google is not doing everything you read about in patents. Cutts says, “There a sort of persistent misconception that people often have, which is that just because

If Google Honored Slayer With A Homepage Doodle

Published:yesterday 09:30 AM | by Chris Crum

To my knowledge Google never has, and probably never will honor Slayer with a doodle, unfortunately. That doesn’t mean Google doesn’t appreciate Slayer, as we’ve seen. Luckily, someone has imagined what a Slayer-inspired Google doodle might look like. The image was made to honor “Slayer Day,” which

When Google’s ‘I’m Feeling Lucky’ Works

Published:yesterday 07:30 AM | by Chris Crum

One of the popular videos on reddit today comes under the headline, “I went to check out Google Palestine, entered random Arabic letter and clicked ‘I’m feeling lucky’. This is the result.”One user comments, “Thank you so much op. I have been searching for this video for years.” Another responds, “S

Is International SEO More Important Now?

Published:yesterday 06:30 AM | by Chris Crum

Ranking in search engines, particularly Google, is not getting any easier, but how often are you considering the search engines around the globe? Many in the industry see international SEO as only gaining in importance. Do you think it’s more important for marketers to optimize for different search

Google Penalizes Mozilla For Web Spam [Updated]

Published:yesterday 01:30 AM | by Chris Crum

Update: It turns out that Google only penalized a single page from Mozilla. Matt Cutts weighed in on the “penalty” in that same forum thread (hat tip: Search Engine Land).Google has penalized Mozilla.org, the nonprofit site of the organization that provides the Firefox browser. This doesn’t appear t

Google Now Hits iPhone And iPad With Fewer Features

Published:yesterday 00:30 AM | by Chris Crum

Google has made Google Now available on iOS in a new update to the Search app for iPhones and iPads. Here’s the description for what’s new in version 3.0.0: Get just the right information at just the right time with Google Now.• weather and traffic conditions before you start your day• updates on yo

Do Google’s Search Proposals Go Far Enough?

Published:before yesterday 23:30 PM | by Chris Crum

The EU has finally come out with a public document discussing Google’s proposal to end a lengthy antitrust investigation, and addressing the previously reported “market test,” which will give competitors and all those concerned a chance to offer feedback. Should Google be required to change its sear

Google Image Search Changes Have Not Been Kind To Webmasters

Published:before yesterday 21:30 PM | by Chris Crum

Earlier this year, Google launched a new design for its image search, and ever since, there has been a substantial amount of backlash from webmasters claiming that the changes have decreased the amount of traffic they get to their sites.Have you seen less traffic from Google Image Search since the r

Google Has People Scared To Link To Their Own Content

Published:before yesterday 19:30 PM | by Chris Crum

Some webmasters are afraid to link to their own content, for fear of Google penalizing them. This isn’t exactly new, but the point is being emphasized lately (ironically by Google itself). Has Google ever worried you about your own linking practices? Let us know in the comments. This past week, Goog

Bing Heads To Google, Kansas

Published:before yesterday 18:30 PM | by Chris Crum

Bing is at it again with another “Bing it On” challenge. Actually, it’s pretty much the same challenge, but they’re challenging people again. Bing says in a blog post, “With the newest version of the Challenge site, in addition to search results, you’ll get to learn about a new homepage every day, r

Google Sets Up Mother’s Day Page To Suggest Gift Ideas And More

Published:before yesterday 16:30 PM | by Rich Ord

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching. Do you have all the preparations ready to celebrate the most important woman in your life? If not, Google’s got your back. Google announced today that it has launched a special Mother’s Day page to help sons and daughters everywhere plan an extra special day for

Webmasters Hope This Google Test Doesn’t Become A Reality

Published:before yesterday 15:30 PM | by Chris Crum

Google has been running a test that eliminates URLs from search results pages (for the most part). Does this make results pages better? Would you be in favor of Google implementing this as a new design? Let us know in the comments.Note: We’ve updated this article after people have had time to react

Saul Bass Gets The Google Doodle Treatment

Published:before yesterday 12:30 PM | by Chris Crum

Google is running a doodle celebrating the birthday of graphic designer and typographer Saul Bass in parts of the world where the date has changed to May 8th. Also a filmmaker, Bass is best known for his work on movie title sequences, posters and corporate logos. How many films can you pick out from