Search Engines = Newspapers Certainly on the advertising front, both the EU and the US have supported more restrictions about what a publication can do versus its editorial content. Google ultimately is a publication, a guide to the web. Like a newspaper, it can publish whatever it wants. That's been supported in the US; we'll see if the EU takes a different view. More important, we'll see if the EU decides to apply rules about what a search engine can or can't do versus what Google can or can't do. … [Read more...] about The Incredible Stupidity Of Investigating Google For Acting Like A Search Engine
Who owns bing search engine
Accounting for Searchers’ Filter Bubbles As an industry, we are still working through the implications of recent changes in search. The jury is still out on whether the addition of social results in the manner in which they are implemented today in fact add something positive to the user’s quest for information (all the more so given Bing’s recent announcement that they intend to roll social results deeper into search results). Some might argue the changes have, in part, given rise to search upstarts that are devoid of this “filter bubbling” such as DuckDuckGo and Blekko. … [Read more...] about How the Filter Bubble Impacts Google, Bing Search & What It Means for SEOs
“Liberal leaning” Google did. The Google Bomb fix wasn’t specifically designed just for Bush, who found people were linking to his biography in a way to make it rank tops for “miserable failure.” It was meant to fix any type of case where people tried to make pages rank for odd phrases that they weren’t relevant for. But questions about the prominent Bush listing helped prompt the fix. … [Read more...] about Why Does Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine Hate Rick Santorum?
Competition! C'mon folks, let's Bing it up. Give Google a run for it's money and give Bing a chance to take a stab at Google's near monopoly. … [Read more...] about What I Want for Christmas from the Search Engines: The Franchise!