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Google Has Removed 100,000 Links, Approved More Than Half of 'Right to be Forgotten' Requests

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Google has removed "the majority" of "right to be forgotten" requests, a number that could exceed the 100,000 mark. It has rejected just over 30 percent of the requests it has received and approved "more than 50 percent" of the requests. Google has reportedly rejected just over 30 percent of the requests it has received and approved "more than 50 percent" of the requests. 0 Comments

Google Launches Search Removal Request Form

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The form launched Friday and reportedly spurred 12,000 search removal requests. It allows users in all 28 European Union countries, as well as four additional non-EU countries, to request removals, following the "right to be forgotten" ruling. The form launched Friday and reportedly spurred 12,000 search removal requests. It allows users in all 28 European Union countries, as well as four additional non-EU countries, to request removals, following the "right to be forgotten" ruling. 0 Comments

Conquering Content Marketing, Step 5: Measurement

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You have to experiment to find out what works, and it starts with tracking. You can't just generate reports and call it a day. Go the extra step mile, and convert the data into learnings that can be applied to your next content campaign. You have to experiment to find out what works, and it starts with tracking. You can't just generate reports and call it a day. Go the extra step mile, and convert the data into learnings that can be applied to your next content campaign. 0 Comments

Google Blocks 'Racist' Search Suggestions for UK Cities

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Derogatory autocomplete results for cities in the UK have popped up, and Google has taken action to clean them up. After multiple legal battles all over the world, its possible Google is now picking its battles when it comes to autocomplete. Derogatory autocomplete results for cities in the UK have popped up, and Google has taken action to clean them up. After multiple legal battles all over the world, its possible Google is now picking its battles when it comes to autocomplete. 0 Comments

Google on How to Reach Consumers Across Devices at SES London 2014

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The pace of change is only accelerating. Make sure your message is on every device possible. Collect all the data you can so you make make the right decisions at the right time so you can understand the customer behind the keywords. The pace of change is only accelerating. Make sure your message is on every device possible. Collect all the data you can so you make make the right decisions at the right time so you can understand the customer behind the keywords. 0 Comments

7 Ways to Attract Higher Quality Links With Better On-Page Content

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With the nonstop information being published online, people have to pick and choose what they read, share, and link to. Here's how to make sure your content is link-worthy, your site is easily searchable, and you send all the right signals to users. With the nonstop information being published online, people have to pick and choose what they read, share, and link to. Here's how to make sure your content is link-worthy, your site is easily searchable, and you send all the right signals to users. 0 Comments

How Can SEO Stimulate Export Sales?

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Exporting is difficult and expensive, but SEO is a powerful and cost-effective tool with which to approach export markets. Here are three examples of how online and traditional industrial retail companies are using SEO to generate export sales. Exporting is difficult and expensive, but SEO is a powerful and cost-effective tool with which to approach export markets. Here are three examples of how online and traditional industrial retail companies are using SEO to generate export sales. 0 Comments

Content Strategy for an International SEO Campaign

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A content strategy is a critical piece of your marketing efforts. Here's how to take your SEO-friendly content strategy to an international audience by creating a true content resource for visitors in the location you're targeting. A content strategy is a critical piece of your marketing efforts. Here's how to take your SEO-friendly content strategy to an international audience by creating a true content resource for visitors in the location you're targeting. 0 Comments

Twitter Co-Founder Launches Q&A Social Search Jelly App

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Twitter co-founder Biz Stone might have left the world's biggest social network Twitter a while back but he hasn't given up on technology entrepreneurism, having launched a social search app called Jelly on iOS and Android. Twitter co-founder Biz Stone might have left the world's biggest social network Twitter a while back but he hasn't given up on technology entrepreneurism, having launched a social search app called Jelly on iOS and Android. 0 Comments

Yahoo Confirms Its Ads Spread Malware to Users

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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. 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. 0 Comments

Matt Cutts: Google Penalties Get More Severe for Repeat Offenders

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A website that gets caught violating Google's webmaster guidelines for the first time won't be treated as harshly as those that have been penalized multiple times. Also: how the disavow tool can bring a site with bad backlinks back from the dead. A website that gets caught violating Google's webmaster guidelines for the first time won't be treated as harshly as those that have been penalized multiple times. Also: how the disavow tool can bring a site with bad backlinks back from the dead. 0 Comments

Google Trends Updates Accommodate Misspellings and Different Meanings

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Several updates have been announced for Google Trends, making the data it provides more useful. It will now work to determine user intent where there is more than one meaning for a word and will take misspellings into account, among other updates. Several updates have been announced for Google Trends, making the data it provides more useful. It will now work to determine user intent where there is more than one meaning for a word and will take misspellings into account, among other updates. 0 Comments

New Google Newsstand App Replaces Play Magazines, Currents

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Google has released a Google Play Newsstand app for Android. The new arrival replaces Google Play Magazines and Google Currents to provide a one-stop shop for digital news feeds and magazine in a single, seamless feed. Google has released a Google Play Newsstand app for Android. The new arrival replaces Google Play Magazines and Google Currents to provide a one-stop shop for digital news feeds and magazine in a single, seamless feed. 0 Comments

Google Blocks Child Abuse Images on 100,000 Search Terms

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Google will block more than 100,000 unique search terms that could lead to the discovery of child abuse images. Google has added 200 people dedicated to finding and removing sex abuse images. Microsoft is also preparing to announce its own efforts. Google will block more than 100,000 unique search terms that could lead to the discovery of child abuse images. Google has added 200 people dedicated to finding and removing sex abuse images. Microsoft is also preparing to announce its own efforts. 0 Comments

Google: 25,000 Government Requests for Data in First Half of 2013

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Data released by Google shows that requests rose from 21,389 to 25,879 between the second half of 2012 and the first half of 2013. In total 42,500 user accounts were targeted and Google said 65 percent of requests led to some data being given up. Data released by Google shows that requests rose from 21,389 to 25,879 between the second half of 2012 and the first half of 2013. In total 42,500 user accounts were targeted and Google said 65 percent of requests led to some data being given up. 0 Comments

Google Inks Cross Media Ad Deal With Publicis

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Google has reportedly signed a multi- million deal with MediaVest, part of Publicis. The agreement means guaranteed ad investment in YouTube, web and mobile networks. Google has reportedly signed a multi- million deal with MediaVest, part of Publicis. The agreement means guaranteed ad investment in YouTube, web and mobile networks. 0 Comments

Google Fails to Keep Chrome for iOS Incognito Mode Searches Private

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UK development and design firm Parallax spotted the flaw in the latest version of the Chrome app that Google has updated to add support for Apple's iOS 7 mobile operating system and, perhaps ironically, a number of security improvements. UK development and design firm Parallax spotted the flaw in the latest version of the Chrome app that Google has updated to add support for Apple's iOS 7 mobile operating system and, perhaps ironically, a number of security improvements. 0 Comments

5 Ways the Internet Celebrated '(Not Provided)'

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Our Google keywords may be gone, but our sense of humor is still here. Though the news was frustrating, our industry still found ways to provide a laugh – even in these trying times. Here are some of the most humorous takes on "(not provided)". Our Google keywords may be gone, but our sense of humor is still here. Though the news was frustrating, our industry still found ways to provide a laugh – even in these trying times. Here are some of the most humorous takes on "(not provided)". 0 Comments

Google to Ditch Cookies, Start Tracking Users With Anonymous Identifier?

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In what could have a significant impact for advertisers, Google is reportedly considering a change to how they track users online. Google might no longer use traditional cookies to track users, instead using an anonymous identifier called "AdID". In what could have a significant impact for advertisers, Google is reportedly considering a change to how they track users online. Google might no longer use traditional cookies to track users, instead using an anonymous identifier called "AdID". 0 Comments

How to Build Links With Location Relevance

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Even if you offer your services nationwide, being local has become an important ranking factor for Google. Try to cover the most important cities before a smaller local player takes your place. Here's how to prepare for the increasing role of local. Even if you offer your services nationwide, being local has become an important ranking factor for Google. Try to cover the most important cities before a smaller local player takes your place. Here's how to prepare for the increasing role of local. 0 Comments

What Does it Take to Get a Link From the BBC?

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Chasing links from media sites is frustrating. It's hard to get a handle on the linking policy of individual media sites. The detailed linking policies published by the BBC give insight into how quality media sites might think about external links. Chasing links from media sites is frustrating. It's hard to get a handle on the linking policy of individual media sites. The detailed linking policies published by the BBC give insight into how quality media sites might think about external links. 0 Comments

After Being Crushed By Google Panda, Voucher and Car Classified Sites Recover

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Voucher sites and car classifieds websites were among the industries hit hardest by Google's Panda updates. But some sites have snatched recoveries from the jaws of Panda and have now seen traffic return – and even grow. Here's how they did it. Voucher sites and car classifieds websites were among the industries hit hardest by Google's Panda updates. But some sites have snatched recoveries from the jaws of Panda and have now seen traffic return – and even grow. Here's how they did it. 0 Comments

Google Maps Adds Real-Time Traffic Alerts

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Google Maps users will now benefit from real-time incident reports from Waze users, such as accidents, road closures, and speed camera alerts. The Waze app for iOS and Android will be getting Google Search, Street View and satellite images. Google Maps users will now benefit from real-time incident reports from Waze users, such as accidents, road closures, and speed camera alerts. The Waze app for iOS and Android will be getting Google Search, Street View and satellite images. 0 Comments

Google Boldly Rejects UK Privacy Laws in Safari Snooping Case

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Google has told the UK High Court that it isn't subject to UK privacy laws because it's a U.S. company. Google is in court because it danced around security settings on the Apple iPhone and collected some users' personal information through Safari. Google has told the UK High Court that it isn't subject to UK privacy laws because it's a U.S. company. Google is in court because it danced around security settings on the Apple iPhone and collected some users' personal information through Safari. 0 Comments

Foursquare Opens Self-Service Advertising to Small Businesses

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Foursquare will charge advertisers when a user looks at the larger listing for an advertisement within Foursquare, but also charge advertisers when a user either checks in at that business after they've seen the advertising on Foursquare. Foursquare will charge advertisers when a user looks at the larger listing for an advertisement within Foursquare, but also charge advertisers when a user either checks in at that business after they've seen the advertising on Foursquare. 0 Comments