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As we covered last week, Google’s search results for a search on “santorum” have gotten a lot cleaner recently. The change was featured on The Rachel Maddow Show last night, and Search Engine Land’s coverage got a big shout-out. The clip is below, as well … [Read more...] about Santorum’s Changing “Google Problem” — & Search Engine Land — Make The Rachel Maddow Show
UK prime minister David Cameron unveiled a wide-range of efforts today to protect children against pornography on the Internet. A significant part of his speech attacked the search engines of Google, Bing and Yahoo for not doing enough and demanding changes by October. Below is … [Read more...] about UK Prime Minister Attacks Google, Bing & Yahoo On Child Porn, Demands Better Efforts By October
Google is probably the largest translation service globally with its popular Google Translate online service. It is also fighting spammers that auto translate content with this service and put it online. This is why I was so surprised to see that Google is actually a player in … [Read more...] about Does Google Have A Secret “Google Translate” Service?
Google’s Pigeon Update Solves Yelp Problem, Boosts Local Directories As the analysis continues on yesterday’s Google local search algorithm changes — that we’re calling the Pigeon update — one thing appears to be clear: Local directory sites are … [Read more...] about Google Local Pigeon Update & AdWords Dynamic Sitelinks
In late November 2015, Google removed the location search filter from the (shrinking) list of search tools available to refine queries. As search results have become increasingly localized, this significantly limits consumers’ ability to see results for any other location … [Read more...] about How To Localize Google Search Results
Eric Schmidt predicted that sales of smartphones would surpass PCs more than six years ago, as the then-Google CEO prepared the world for the “mobile-first” culture at the Mobile World Congress in 2010. Fast forward to today, and we’re witnessing the birth of a … [Read more...] about Google’s shift to mobile-first: mobile moments that matter
On Inside Search, Google shared their 15th birthday with the world, announcing changes to their search algorithm and search experience. This was celebrated at a press conference held on September 26th 2013, where they discussed the launch of a new search algorithm, code named … [Read more...] about Google Hummingbird & What it Means for Online Marketers & SEO
Between the long-awaited rollout of Penguin 4.0, a strengthening of Google’s mobile-friendly ranking signal and the ‘Possum’ algorithm update impacting local search, 2016 was an interesting year for Google algorithm changes. And with an upcoming move to a … [Read more...] about Which Google algorithm changes impacted marketers most in 2016 – and what can we expect from 2017?