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Yahoo Sees Jump in Firefox Searches

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Since replacing Google as Mozilla's default search engine, Yahoo has seen a surge in searches on the newest version of Firefox, according to data from December 2. Since replacing Google as Mozilla's default search engine, Yahoo has seen a surge in searches on the newest version of Firefox, according to data from December 2. 0 Comments

Fake Googlebot Activity up 61% [Report]

For every 24 Googlebot visits a website will also be visited by a Fake Googlebot

One in every 24 visits is a fake Googlebot. Identifying bad bots can be tricky; some are very sophisticated, especially the ones mimicking Google. Here are some steps you can take to verify whether you're getting faked visits. One in every 24 visits is a fake Googlebot. Identifying bad bots can be tricky; some are very sophisticated, especially the ones mimicking Google. Here are some steps you can take to verify whether you're getting faked visits. 0 Comments

Weekly Rundown: Google Penalizes Mozilla, Enhanced Campaign Updates & More

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One page out gives Mozilla trouble with Google. Enhanced campaigns get Google+ annotations and an upgrade center. And it sure was hard not to see Eric Schmidt. Here's a quick recap of search and social marketing news and tips from the past week. One page out gives Mozilla trouble with Google. Enhanced campaigns get Google+ annotations and an upgrade center. And it sure was hard not to see Eric Schmidt. Here's a quick recap of search and social marketing news and tips from the past week. 0 Comments

Google Pays Apple About $1 Billion to Remain Default Search Engine

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Thirty-one percent of Google's traffic acquisition costs will go toward remaining the default search engine on iOS devices, including the iPhone and iPad in 2014. Mozilla will also see the amount it receives from Google grow. Thirty-one percent of Google's traffic acquisition costs will go toward remaining the default search engine on iOS devices, including the iPhone and iPad in 2014. Mozilla will also see the amount it receives from Google grow. 0 Comments

Google Chrome Loses Market Share to Internet Explorer

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Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser has started regaining its share of the browser market at the expense of rival browsers, particularly Mozilla's Firefox and Google Chrome. Chrome has been losing users and now sits at 18.57 percent of the market. Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser has started regaining its share of the browser market at the expense of rival browsers, particularly Mozilla's Firefox and Google Chrome. Chrome has been losing users and now sits at 18.57 percent of the market. 0 Comments

The Trouble with Tribbles: Beyond Google’s Cookiegate Browser Settings Hype

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Google’s circumvention of Safari privacy settings is just the tip of the user tracking iceberg. Privacy and user experience are in serious conflict, with billions of advertising dollars at stake as search and social converge. Google’s circumvention of Safari privacy settings is just the tip of the user tracking iceberg. Privacy and user experience are in serious conflict, with billions of advertising dollars at stake as search and social converge. 0 Comments

Web Analytics Year in Review 2011

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The trend for total spend on internal staff, third party agencies and total vendor revenues appears to have grown by 12% year over year, certainly in the realm of “significant”. Here’s a look at the top stories and trends in web analytics in 2011. The trend for total spend on internal staff, third party agencies and total vendor revenues appears to have grown by 12% year over year, certainly in the realm of “significant”. Here’s a look at the top stories and trends in web analytics in 2011. 0 Comments

Browser Wars: How Chrome Overtook Firefox for the First Time

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The masses seem to be abandoning Internet Explorer in favor of alternatives. The sinking ship used to be sole property of Microsoft until recently, when it appears a change in strategy sprung a few leaks in Mozilla’s boat. The masses seem to be abandoning Internet Explorer in favor of alternatives. The sinking ship used to be sole property of Microsoft until recently, when it appears a change in strategy sprung a few leaks in Mozilla’s boat. 0 Comments

Google Halts Support for Firefox Toolbar

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Google recently announced that it would be halting support for the Google Toolbar on Mozilla Firefox. While Google and Mozilla have long been allies, this move makes some question whether Google is trying to shuffle FF users onto its own browser. Google recently announced that it would be halting support for the Google Toolbar on Mozilla Firefox. While Google and Mozilla have long been allies, this move makes some question whether Google is trying to shuffle FF users onto its own browser. 0 Comments

US Senate Internet Copyright Legislation Deja Vu

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Last year there was COICA, this year there is PROTECT IP - legislation in the US Senate wanting to control aspects of the internet that are seen to be violating copyright. Both acts were introduced by Sen. Patrick Leahy and blocked by Sen. Ron Wyden. Last year there was COICA, this year there is PROTECT IP - legislation in the US Senate wanting to control aspects of the internet that are seen to be violating copyright. Both acts were introduced by Sen. Patrick Leahy and blocked by Sen. Ron Wyden. 0 Comments

Battle of the Browsers: Impacting Search Share

An investigation into whether affinity for a particular browser makes you more or less likely to engage with certain search engines and if the default browser search options makes a difference. An investigation into whether affinity for a particular browser makes you more or less likely to engage with certain search engines and if the default browser search options makes a difference. 0 Comments

HTML5 Codec Support New Browser War Or Google Edict?

H.264 is the most used codec at the moment for HTML5 sites, Google is pushing the lesser used open source options and by dropping support for H.264, they are forcing site developers to create two versions of the site or use their 'supported' codecs or not be fully seen in Chromium browsers. H.264 is the most used codec at the moment for HTML5 sites, Google is pushing the lesser used open source options and by dropping support for H.264, they are forcing site developers to create two versions of the site or use their 'supported' codecs or not be fully seen in Chromium browsers. 0 Comments

The MEGA List of Free and Paid SEO Tools the Professionals Use [Best of SEW 2010 #3”

Rankings, link analysis, trends, keyword research, metrics, and beyond -- we've compiled a list of must-have free/paid tools, toolbars, and browser plug-ins for all SEO professionals. Rankings, link analysis, trends, keyword research, metrics, and beyond -- we've compiled a list of must-have free/paid tools, toolbars, and browser plug-ins for all SEO professionals. 0 Comments

The Daily Con Job: Rogue Spiders in the Wild

If you thought that only humans were capable of pulling a fast one on you, think again: quite a few crawlers out there are not at all what they make out to be. If you thought that only humans were capable of pulling a fast one on you, think again: quite a few crawlers out there are not at all what they make out to be. 0 Comments