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  1. Google, Bing Gain Search Share to End 2013

    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.

  2. DuckDuckGo Celebrates 1 Billion Searches in 2013

    Niche search engine DuckDuckGo announced it served more than 1 billion queries in 2013. Spikes in traffic occurred around the time the NSA surveillance scandal broke, catapulting traffic on the "anonymous search" engine around May of last year.

  3. Google Wins Brand of the Year, Ad of the Year

    Google has scored a hat-trick, winning the overall Brand of the Year award, the Software and Websites category Brand of the Year, and the Ad of the Year for "Here's to 2013" from Ace Metrix, a television and video advertising analytics company.

  4. French Privacy Watchdog Fines Google €150,000

    Google has been fined by the French data protection authority after it ruled that Google's privacy policy doesn't comply with the country's data protection laws. Google must publish an announcement of the decision on its France homepage for two days.

  5. 6 Tips for Leaving Your Marketing Bubble

    Make 2014 the year you break free from the marketing box/bubble/silo you've become stuck in. Make this the year you move toward integration, both for yourself and your agency. Here's some advice on how to do it.

  6. Yahoo Confirms Its Ads Spread Malware to Users

    Hundreds of thousands of Yahoo users in European countries may have been infected with malware injected into advertising hosted on Yahoo websites. The ads were served in iframes by Yahoo's advertising service, and were hosted on external sites.

  7. Happy Holidays from Search Engine Watch!

    As the year draws to a close, we’re all thinking about family, friends, and winding down for the holidays. And as usual, we here at Search Engine Watch wish you all the very best over the holidays and for the coming New Year.