Google has filed a legal challenge to the U.S. government, demanding the right to reveal more information on the data requests it receives. It wants to publish how many FISA requests it receives and users or accounts encompassed within such requests.
Google announced its intention to issue Class C stock last year, however the Brockton Retirement Board and shareholder Philip Skidmore sued the firm, claiming that the firm’s co-founders engineered the stock split to keep control of the firm.
When a user searches for a local results on Google, such as a restaurant or hotel, there is now a horizontal carousel which features thumbnails, ratings, as well as the number of Google+ reviews. Users can then scroll sideways to see more results.
Not surprisingly, Google led the way for search share in May, and grew its U.S. search market share to 66.7 percent. Bing grew to 17.4 percent in May, a significant increase from its 15.4 percent search market share in May 2012.
Google has announced that failure to fix annoying mobile experiences will now actively hinder your efforts to rank well within search results. This warning from Google makes the case for brands to look again at mobile SEO even more compelling.
I admit it! I am a Googler. I love everything Google. Love it or hate it, Google has become a household name, mostly due to its high quality and widely used internet search engine. This popularity and reputation for reliability makes it easier for the company to offer new services such as Google Now and [...]
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Google Analytics announced a redesign of the administration panel. Not only does the new design have a more consistent look and feel, but it should also go a long way to helping users visualize the settings for an account, property and profile.
Small business owners who want to succeed in SEO should embrace diversity, moderation and consistency to avoid the extremes. The trick is to do real SEO that will last. And they must ignore silver bullets as they represent fairy tale thinking.
Applying PPC data has been key in accurately estimating the impact of missing iOS 6 organic traffic data. Unfortunately, Google now is returning trackable referral information for PPC only, skewing the ability to accurately apply this information.
It’s been 3 months since Google announced that Reader was being put out to pasture, and now July 1st is looming just around the corner. Have you found your replacement yet? Shortly after the announcement, I wrote an article for Search Engine Journal discussing promising Reader replacements. Now, on the other end of slow Reader [...]
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