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Search Engine Watch Top Stories of 2002

2002 was a fun and exciting year to be following the search engine scene. The editors of Search Engine Watch looked back over the stories we wrote last year, and selected a dozen that we felt were the most notable or important for 2002. 2002 was a fun and exciting year to be following the search engine scene. The editors of Search Engine Watch looked back over the stories we wrote last year, and selected a dozen that we felt were the most notable or important for 2002. 0 Comments

Search Engine Standards, Please!

Search engines should set standards and adhere to them, say webmasters, advertisers and a senior attorney for the Federal Trade Commission. Uniform standards would serve both web site owners and searchers. Search engines should set standards and adhere to them, say webmasters, advertisers and a senior attorney for the Federal Trade Commission. Uniform standards would serve both web site owners and searchers. 0 Comments

FTC Recommends Disclosure To Search Engines

The US Federal Trade Commission has made an important recommendation to major search engines suggesting that they better disclose their paid content. This came in response to a complaint made last year by the watchdog group Commercial Alert. The US Federal Trade Commission has made an important recommendation to major search engines suggesting that they better disclose their paid content. This came in response to a complaint made last year by the watchdog group Commercial Alert. 0 Comments

Consumer Group Asks FTC To Investigate Search Ads

Is it deceptive advertising to include paid listings in your search results and not clearly label them as ads? A group backed by consumer advocate Ralph Nader believes so, and it's asking the US Federal Trade Commission to take action against seven major search companies. Is it deceptive advertising to include paid listings in your search results and not clearly label them as ads? A group backed by consumer advocate Ralph Nader believes so, and it's asking the US Federal Trade Commission to take action against seven major search companies. 0 Comments