Etsy, the popular online marketplace for handmade items, is updating its search to help consumers find what they’re looking for, by categorizing search results into recognizable buckets. That means that when customers search for ‘jewelry,’ for example, they’ll now be presented with a list of top categories like rings, bracelets, necklaces, anklets, and earrings. The […]
Some Google users (and let's face it, that's everyone these days) may have noticed a new drop-down box amidst their search results, titled "People also ask." The feature, first noticed in April by Search Engine Roundtable, appears to...Show More Summary
Instagram photos with the word #curvy in the caption will return to the popular photo app’s search results, CBC.com reports. The term was removed from Instagram’s internal search results earlier this month. The hashtag is incredibly popular among plus-sized Instagram users who use it to tag pictures that celebrate their bodies. Show More Summary
Microsoft has become the latest internet giant to ramp up its efforts to combat revenge porn. It's improved its reporting tools to make it easier for victims to get links removed from Bing search results and any content shared on its OneDrive cloud service or Xbox Live gaming network taken down. Last [...]
Google search results sometimes include a tiny message at the bottom that some sites have been removed for sharing pirated content. Those requests come from movie studios and other content rights holders who manually submit links to be taken down. Show More Summary
In 1998, a young developer named Jim Gilliam was hired at Lycos after he impressed management by finding bugs in their site. He took on the task of improving their search results to find a way to beat their biggest competitor, Yahoo. Read more...
When all other ranking signals are equal, HTTPS will give the edge needed to top other sites in search results. The post Google: With All Else Equal, HTTPS Gives Sites An Edge by @mattsouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal...
The tech firm is the latest to advocate for victims of revenge porn. Microsoft is keeping up with the Joneses: In a blog post Wednesday, the company declared it would start honoring requests to remove nude photos and videos shared online...Show More Summary
Apple has hired former Fiat-Chrysler executive Doug Betts for an "operations" job, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The search result that comes up when you look for Betts's LinkedIn profile backs that up, though the account itself appears to have been deleted.Read full article >>
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Slightly over a month ago, a Canadian court (British Columbia) issued a ruling that basically stated it could order Google to block websites globally. This nonsensical, overreaching order was issued on behalf of plaintiff Equustek Solutions, Inc., which hadn't even originally named Google as a defendant. Show More Summary
Following what appears to be a severe penalty, popular torrent site KickassTorrents has become pretty much unfindable in Google. Meanwhile, the top search result in many locations points to a scam site that's serving malware to its visitors. Show More Summary
A recent study of Google search results by Tim Wu (of net neutrality fame) and others found that the search giant might be skewing its search returns to favor certain businesses. It's hard to know what's surprising about that. Google is after all a business, not a non-profit. Show More Summary
Online videos of people tasting unfamiliar food are the latest culinary meme.
The objective of Joomla websites is no different from any other type of site: Get found as quickly and easily as possible by your target audience by being ranked as close as possible to the first page of search results (ideally on the top of that first page!). Search Engine Optimization (SEO) still [...]
The boring fuddy-duddies over at Instagram are censoring users again by banning the hashtag #curvy in search results. Read more...
E-commerce is a very lucrative field which is why we see online companies trying to get a bigger piece of this pie, be it with Google putting buy buttons within mobile search results or Facebook building online stores for some business...Show More Summary
A year after the European Court of Justice ordered Google to remove links to outdated personal information from its search results in Europe on request, one of the company's fiercest critics has asked the Federal Trade Commission to make Google recognize a "right to be forgotten" in the United...
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