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Nathania Johnson

Nathania Johnson

Articles by Nathania Johnson

  1. Leftovers: A Blizzard of Search News

    12 updates to read over a lazy weekend. This week started off fairly quiet in the search news world, but the last two days have been pounded with stories. Here's a roundup of news we couldn't quite get to: Wired did an expose on Google's...

  2. Google Adds Location to Search Options Panel

    Move is latest in location-based features for the search giant. Google has been on a "Nearby" kick lately. In January, they added "Near Me Now" suggestions to the mobile homepage. Earlier this month, they added "Nearby" suggestions to search...

  3. DiggAds Off to a Good Start

    After severing ties with Microsoft on the ad front, the new in-house system appears to be paying off. Last year, Digg decided to go in-house with its ads and began rolling out its new ad platform last summer. This week, Bob Buch took to the...

  4. Webtrends Adds Facebook Measurement Capabilities

    Analytics solution now gives even broader view of total online marketing strategy by including major social network. Social media measurement is one of the holy grails of web analytics. Webtrends is donning its Indiana Jones hat by integrating...

  5. ChaCha Taps Localeze for Local Biz Listings

    Answers search service expands offering to create more comprehensive experience. You may have used ChaCha to text a question and get a direct answer back a few minutes later. You may have recently used ChaCha to ask your network a question on...

  6. MapQuest Expands 360 View

    More cities added to compete with Google's Street View and Bing's Streetside imagery. 360 View is MapQuest's street-level imagery feature. They've added 13 cities and 11 suburbs, bringing the total city count to 70. If you want to see which...

  7. Google Adds Facebook Updates to Real-Time Results

    Facebook joins Twitter and MySpace in Google's Social Update Search. Over at Mashable, Ben Parr noticed that Facebook updates have been added to Google's real-time results. Twitter and MySpace are already featured in the real-time results,...

  8. Zillow Updates iPhone App

    The popular real estate app gets a robust update with improved search and social sharing features. Real estate search engine Zillow has refreshed their mobile application for the iPhone. A new sign in feature lets you sync findings and...

  9. Yahoo! and Twitter Strike Formal Partnership

    You'll be able to Tweet directly from the Yahoo! homepage. Like Google and Bing, Yahoo! has integrated Twitter into their search results. But that wasn't good enough for Bartz and the gang. No, they wouldn't be satisfied until people could...

  10. Rentbits.com Revamps Search in Site Relaunch

    The site, founded by ex-Googlers, gets a cosmetic and functional update. Rental search engine rentbits.com has relaunched their site. Included in the relaunch is a new search feature, allowing users to search by neighborhood. Previously,...

  11. Footage.net Adds Getty Images Database

    Access to hundreds of thousands of motion content clips now available in the search platform. Footage.net is a stock, archival and news footage search engine. This week, they've announced a deal with Getty Images to include their 500,000 clip...

  12. Google Earth Now Available for Android

    Mobile release limited to latest version of Android platform. Google Earth is finally coming to the Android. If you have a Nexus One. Google Earth for Android is only compatible with Android 2.1 or higher. As additional devices with the newer...

  13. Reply.com Files for IPO

    Local advertising platform Reply.com has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the SEC for a proposed initial public offering (IPO) of its common stock. Jefferies & Company, Inc. and Piper Jaffray & Co. will jointly run the...

  14. Google Launches DoubleClick for Publishers

    New platform to replace DART for Publishers and Google Ad Manager. It's the latest ad serving platform from Google. DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP) is designed to assist online publishers with fulfilling their ad inventory. This is most useful...

  15. Twitter Shows Off Hockey Stick Growth

    It's a bird. It's a plane. It's Twitter! Twitter has released data charting the number of Tweets per day (TPD). The growth has been astronomical. It's difficult to tell in the chart below, but Twitter says it had just 5,000 Tweets a day in...

  16. Olympic Viewers Turn to Facebook During Games

    Vancouver 2010 has people tuning into the tube and updating their networks at the same time. Nielsen has released data demonstrating the simultaneous TV/Internet habits during the Winter Olympics. So far, Facebook takes the cake. I'm guessi…