Google's search share was at near record levels in the U.S. in December, while Bing also continued its pattern of slowly growing its share, according to the final 2013 installment of comScore's monthly look at U.S. search engine rankings.
Articles by Danny Goodwin
Time is quickly running out to enter your nominations for the European Search Awards. The deadline is January 17 for individuals, agencies, or organizations hoping to have their outstanding search achievements in Europe honored during RIMC 2014.
Yes, the most asked question of 2013, according to Ask.com, was "What is the Royal Baby’s Name?" Ask.com also revealed the top news, celebrity, and political search terms and questions of 2013. Here's a look back at the year that was on Ask.com.
It's been three months since we last checked in on comScore's monthly update on search engine market share – and not much has changed. Google is still hovering around 67 percent market share, while Bing has made some small gains at Yahoo's expense.
Indie film distributor, Magnolia Pictures, turned to Facebook advertising to raise awareness and drive sales. Facebook's Optimized CPM tool helped Magnolia achieve nearly 2 million video plays of their movie trailers. Here's how.
Thinking of dressing up as a Minion for Halloween this year? Judging by recent searches, you aren't the only one. Both Google and Yahoo agree that Minion costumes – from the "Despicable Me" movies – are the top trending costumes of 2013.
A typical small business advertiser spends $1,200 a month on PPC, but wastes 25 percent, on average, according to a new WordStream study of 500 small and medium business Google AdWords accounts. Here are five optimization tips to avoid wasted spend.
Google has unveiled two new local features for product listing ads (PLAs) to a limited number of retailers: local availability and local storefronts. These ads will tell customers when a product is available for purchase in a local physical store.
Google Penguin 2.1 is launching today, according to Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts. The first update to the second-generation Penguin algorithm designed to target web spam will affect "~1% of searches to a noticeable degree."
Google has added a new filter tool and comparisons as the search giant continues to expand its Knowledge Graph search results. The new tools aim to help searchers drill down deeper into topics or compare some key facts about two things side-by-side.
Google pushed out several updates to the Google Search app for Android 4.1+ users this week. The company also revealed plans for a new version of the Google Search app for iPhone and iPad users and announced a new "look and feel" on mobile devices.
Google officially turns 15 today. For the first time, the search giant is wishing itself a happy birthday with a playable Google Doodle in which you play as the lowercase "g" in Google's name and whack a piñata to score as much candy as possible.
Google quietly made a huge change to its core search technology in the past month, one that affects about 90 percent of searches worldwide. Calling it Hummingbird, the technological update of Google search is designed to handle more complex queries.
Whether someone is searching on their mobile device for a restaurant, a local service, or a car rental, the presence of a click to call button increases click-through rates and brand perception, according to new Google/Ipsos research.
Designing a search engine is no easy task. Should a search engine filter explicit types of content? Here's a look at the slippery slope Google and many other search engines must navigate when creating algorithms to crawl the web.
In case you missed it, as part of Geek Week, YouTube added a fun Easter egg that lets you play the classic "Missile Command" Atari video game. To trigger it, play any video, click on white space, type in "1980", and your game will load.
Google has had sight of 60 trillion unique URLs, up from 30 trillion last year at this time. How can your content stand out? Find out from Patrick Thomas, a specialist on Google's User Policy team, during an interactive keynote at SES San Francisco.
If you haven't yet entered your nominations for the U.S. Search Awards, you only have a few more days to do so. The deadline is this Friday, July 19, for individuals, agencies, or organizations hoping to have their outstanding achievements honored.
While Google is celebrating July 4th with a Doodle, rival search engines Bing and Yahoo have revealed some top U.S. searches leading up to this year's celebration. Yahoo's users want to party, while Bing uncovered some depressing search trends.
It's Independence Day in the U.S., which observes the signing of the Declaration of Independence. America has celebrated every July 4th for 237 years. Today's Google Doodle once again marks the 4th of July, as Google has done every year since 2000.