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Facebook Search: Should Google Be Worried

Facebook Search: Why Google Should Be Worried
By Chad Wittman
Leveraging a combination of these input signals, along with “traditional” input signals (e.g. quality inbound links), Facebook's search results will be much more powerful than Google's. The web continues to evolve ... Spoon, and many more. It's apparent that the value of a social searchresult far exceeds a traditional search engine result. ... Google is currently fighting this shift fromSEO to Social by including personalized search results integrated by Google Plus. Personalizedsearch ...
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Facebook Tries to Out-Google Google with New Search Tool
If, as reported, Facebook is building a search engine to rival Google's, then the competition between the two Internet giants has intensified further. By Sharon Gaudin TechBriefcase is a new, free service where IT Professionals can Search, ...

TripAdvisor submits antitrust complaint about Google to EU
ZDNet (blog)
By Zack Whittaker | April 3, 2012, 10:26am PDT Summary: The list of complainants now reaches 14, as the European Commission feels the industry pressure to initiate a formal antitrust investigation into Google. Google is facing further troubles in ...

Google Search Ads Ruled 'Misleading And Deceptive' By Australian Court
Huffington Post
CANBERRA (Reuters) - Search giant Google Inc engaged in "misleading and deceptive" conduct by allowing misleading paid advertisements to be shown with Internet search results, an Australian court ruled on Tuesday. The Australian Competition and ...

Google charged with 'deceptive' conduct in search ads
An Australian federal court today ruled that Google displayed misleading paid ads in its searchresults back in 2006 and 2007. by Don Reisinger April 3, 2012 5:12 AM PDT An Australian court has taken a bite out of Google's search ads.

Australian court rules Google 'misled' users over search ads
ZDNet (blog)
By Zack Whittaker | April 3, 2012, 9:00am PDT Summary: Google lost an appeal which could affect advertising standards in Australia, after it was found to have “deceived” users of its search engine and advertising service. Search and advertising giant ...

Google faces more antitrust claims in EU, this time for travel search
Expedia and TripAdvisor have just filed complaints about Google's travel searchfeatures as part of a larger antitrust probe the search giant is facing in the European Union. Altogether the European Commission has received 13 formal complaints, ...


Google Is Responsible for Misleading Ads, Australian Court Rules
The Federal Court of Australia ruled in an appeal that Google is responsible for misleading and deceptive advertising targeted to appear near search results for a competitor's name. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) brought the ...

Google Places ranking data now provided by gShift Labs to help businesses fine ...
Seattle Post Intelligencer
The new functionality is a response to major changes Google made to its algorithm in March 2012 to improve search results by better detecting when a search query is local to the person performing the search. Google's free local platform - Google Places ...

How Facebook Search Could Be a Gift to Google
Facebook's reported move into search may one day prove a mortal threat toGoogle's advertising business. But in the short run, the social network's new project comes at an opportune time for the search giant. For Google, the impending arrival of ...


Australian Court Finds Google Guilty of Deceptive Ad Tactics
PC Magazine
By Chloe Albanesius An Australian court this week found that Google engaged in deceptive advertising practices with a series of ads on Google Australia. The decision came after a lower court found that Google was not guilty of such tactics, ...

Australia court finds Google hosted misleading ads
The Seattle Times
An Australian court on Tuesday found Google Inc. guilty of breaching trade law by hosting misleading or deceptive advertisements in a ruling that holds search engines responsible for their advertisers' content. The Associated Press No comments have ...

Australian Regulator Wins Appeal Against Google
Wall Street Journal
In reversing that previous decision, the court Tuesday ruled that Google had engaged in conduct that was misleading or deceptive, or likely to mislead or deceive. The case related to the use of misleading search-engine keywords by advertisers—in ...

Google: 'We protect your data'
By Alma Whitten Managing your privacy on Google isn't quite the same as conducting a search — but search is a great place to start. By Justin Sullivan, Getty Images By Justin Sullivan, Getty Images A query for "Google privacy tools" points you to a ...


TripAdvisor Files Antitrust Complaint Against Google With EU
TripAdvisor Inc. (TRIP) filed an antitrust complaint against Google Inc. (GOOG) with European Union regulators, adding a second set of allegations from an online travel company against the world's largest search-engine operator.

Google Ads in Australia Searches Misleading, Court Says
By Joe Schneider on April 03, 2012 Google Inc. (GOOG) (GOOG), owner of the world's most-popular search engine, misled Australian consumers in 2007 by including paid advertisements from competitors in search results for businesses, an appeal court ruled ...

TripAdvisor latest to file antitrust complaint against Google
The online travel site says Google is engaging in "unfair practices." The move follows a similar one by Expedia, which filed an antitrust complaint last week against the search giant. by Don Reisinger April 3, 2012 7:21 AM PDT Online travel site ...

TripAdvisor complains about Google to EU regulators
The EU watchdog opened a probe into the world's most popular search engine in November 2010 after rivals, including Microsoft, accused Google of manipulating search results and promoting its own services while demoting theirs.

Google building data center in Taiwan
The Associated Press
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Google Inc. is building a data center in Taiwan — its third in Asia after Hong Kong and Singapore — to meet the rapidly growing online demand across the region, the company said Tuesday. The three data centers — with ...

Google ads ruling hands win to watchdog
The Australian
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission successfully appealed a ruling handed down last September in the Federal Court that found Google was not responsible for search engine ads that directed consumers to rivals of the companies they were ...

Australian Court Hangs Blame for Deceptive Ads on Google
By David Vranicar In today's Tech Trek: Google faces legal battles on opposite sides of the globe, a Chinese iPhone and iPad manufacturer deals with labor issues, California-based Accel Partners invests $14 million in an Israeli social gaming developer ...

Expedia, Tripadvisor file antitrust complaints against Google in Europe
Google is accused of using its search engine to direct users to its own services and to reduce the visibility of competing websites and services. Expedia says that Google's flight-searchservice, which was launched last year, "excludes any link to ...

TripAdvisor files competition complaint against Google
The Guardian
Google is under growing threat of being charged with stifling competition by the European Commission, after TripAdvisor became the latest in a string of companies to file a complaint against the search giant. TripAdvisor has accusedGoogle of ...

The Guardian

Google Art Project Shares Some Philly Love
Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)
The latter also offers Google's very cool 360 degree Street View feature - allowing a gawker to circle a room then zoom in on stuff that catches your eye - like the side-by-side portraits I spotted this morning of Jimmy Carter and LBJ. Search and ...

Philadelphia Inquirer (blog)

Court finds Google ads were deceptive
By Lema Samandar Internet search engine Google has been found guilty of posting misleading and deceptive ads, with a court upholding an appeal by the competition watchdog. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) lost a Federal Court ...

Google Engages in Misleading, Deceptive Conduct with AdWords: Australian Court
Search Engine Watch
by Miranda Miller, April 3, 2012 Comments Google has lost an Australian court case on appeal after the original decision in their favor was overturned today. Justice Peter Jacobson overturned the lower court's decision and found that Google “engaged in ...

Trip Advisor adds its voice to Europe's Google probe
BBC News
Holiday review site Trip Advisor has joined the swelling ranks of firms complaining to the European Commission about Google. It joins travel firm Expedia and 11 others in accusing the search giant of abusing its dominant position, a claim being...

BBC News

Google Slapped With Guilty Verdict For Misleading Ads
Google Inc. on Tuesday was found guilty in an Australian court for “deceptive” conduct by allowing misleading advertisements to be shown in Internet search results on its pages, after an appeal was upheld by the country's competition regulator.


Google building data center in Taiwan, third in Asia, to meet online demand
Washington Post
The three data centers — with investment totaling $700 million — will provide users with faster, more reliable access to various Google products, the Internet search giant said as its Taiwan facility broke ground in the western county of Changhua.

Surviving Google Panda and Other Updates
By Lynn Terry
More than a year after the original Google Panda Update, there is a lot of stir about a new Pandaupdate. Many people are seeing significant changes in their search engine rankings, and huge traffic loss. Whether you've experienced that with ...
ClickNewz! Internet Marketing Blog

Australian Court: Google Ads Searches misleading | Ubergizmo
By Edwin Kee
An Australian appeal court ruled that Google's Ad searches have been misleading Australian customers in 2007, as back then, paid advertisements from competitors in search results for businesses were thrown into the mix. ... and Google were instructed to pay a share of costs for the trial and appeal – but they need not fork out money for a penalty due to the Trade Practices Act where the world's most popular search engine company was originally sued under with, which did not hold ...

Google AdWords Ad Extensions Get Conversion Tracking - Search ...
By John Lee
PPC managers have longed for Google AdWords to provide conversion data for Ad Extensions such as Sitelink, Location, Call and Product Extensions. Without so much as an announcement,Google has released conversion data associated ...
Search Engine Watch - Latest

Unofficial Google image search by drawing | Dangerous Prototypes
By the machinegeek
Franz Enzenhofer has put together this novel search-by-image page for use with Google. This is Franz's own work and is not affiliated with or supported by Google. He's confirmed it works on Chrome, Safari, Firefox on Mac and Firefox on ...
Dangerous Prototypes

How Facebook Search Could Be A Gift To Google — paidContent
Facebook's reported move into search may one day prove a mortal threat to Google's advertising business. But in the short run, the social network's new project comes at an opportune time for the search giant. For Google (NSDQ: GOOG), the ...

Social Sharing Hits Parity with Google Search - Display Daily
By Steve Sechrist
But with 800M subscribers strong, Facebook represents the formidable "change" power of the social revolution, and a new on-line tour de force directly confronting the Google Search/Ad model of Internet revenue hegemony. In its Social Impact Study: How Consumers See It, Sociable ... In other words, get this right, one in four of online retail customers can come from the social, not search engine, side of the web (see image.) That's huge! But beyond the boost in shopper confidence ...
Display Daily

Google Search Plus Your World, Part Two: Opportunity! - Attorney at ...
By Jared Correia
Previously, search engine optimization (SEO) could be viewed as a separate discipline from social media marketing. Now, the two are tangled up. While Bing, Yahoo! and other searchengines remain available, Google is, and has almost ...
Attorney at Work

Google found guilty of false advertising in Australia | The Raw Story
By Agence France-Presse
The court ordered Google, the dominant search engine in the Australian market, to pay the ACCC's costs and implement a compliance programme. “The ACCC brought this appeal because it raises very important issues as to the role of search ...
The Raw Story

Google Alleged of Misleading Search Results | TopNews New ...
By Neelesh Raghuwanshi
Google Alleged of Misleading Search Results During a trail over Google's case of misleading and deceptive practices, the Australian Court has found the giant search engine guilty. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ...
TopNews New Zealand

Search engine DuckDuckGo soars on un-Google-like privacy policy
Summary The tiny search-engine darling of the hacker world is going mainstream with a growth rate of nearly 1000 per cent in a single year. DuckDuckGo 's 1574566 direct queries last Friday pale in comparison to Google's 91 million daily ...
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Get Ready for Google Semantic Search |
By Adam Dince
Recent history shows an increased acceleration of Google's pursuit to return the highest quality results of any search engine. In 2011, Google released its Panda update which successfully removed a significant number of lower-quality Web ...

Google Algorithm Update: 10 Great Ways To Deal With Duplicate ...
By Jason Corgiat
google panda update (1) Recent Google updates to its search engine algorithm will have a significant impact on search results especially with reference to duplicate content. The most important changes to the algorithm in the latest update are: ...
LeapGo Website Development Blog

Search Engines | Google Results | SIRI | Search Engine Results
Search Engine Google announces changes in their filter to lower the chances of non relevant SPAM type web sites appearing in their search results.

Getting Started with SCN: Custom Google Search ... | SCN
It's a Google Custom Search I created especially for SCN: search. I started working on this last night and then slept on it for 4 hrs (I've got a ...

Google's Keyword Strategy Requires Change in Webmaster Marketing
The trend towards fewer keywords reported in Google Analytics demands that webmasters get more creative in their search marketing.

Facebook tries to out-Google Google with new search tool - I4U News
Computerworld - If, as reported, Facebook is building a search engine to rival Google's, then ...

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