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  1. 5 Brilliant Ways to Use #Hashtags in Social Media Marketing

    During the last State of the Union address (#SOTU), the White House media team prepared content and tested 26 different hashtags. On July 2, 2009, Twitter officially embraced hashtags and hyperlinked them to search results.

  2. Weekly Rundown: Lost Google Image Search Traffic, Facebook Search Ads & More

    A new analysis says Google Image Search traffic is down 63 percent on average. Facebook tests Graph Search ads and debuts CPA bidding. Bing calls a search malware analysis "wrong". All this and much more in our quick recap of search and social...

  3. Google as Your Identity Provider: Where Are We Now?

    No more passwords is the main selling point of the NSTIC program to the User (Me), so it takes a lot of reading and dissecting of documents to understand what is not being stated and what words like “privacy” and “anonymity” mean in the identity...

  4. Mobile Ad Revenue Outlook: Local Search Leads the Way

    Search is the largest mobile local revenue component and will remain so through the forecast period. Full disclosure: I'm the author of that forecast, so I decided to provide an exclusive breakdown of some of the mobile search numbers for SEW readers.

  5. Google Crisis Response: From Search Engine to Information Provider

    Emergency Search When Google Is Not Fast Enough The work of this small, relatively unknown, team is indicative of the future of information retrieval on connected devices and their journey illustrates why search must continually evolve.

  6. Rise of Mobile & Local, Google Updates Top Concerns for Search Marketers

    The complete State of Search Marketing Report 2012 is available to SEMPO members to download from their SEM Research page. Forty-seven percent of company respondents to SEMPO’s recent State of Search Marketing survey indicated changes in mobile use...

  7. 3M on Winning the Second Click with Big Data Appliances at BrightEdge #Share12

    However, perhaps unsurprisingly, the current state of web search still poses challenges for 3M Rao said. What's exciting about this panel is that the challenges these brands face represent the entire range of challenges facing our industry – from...

  8. Vitaly Borker Gets 4 Years for Threats, Terror Used to Boost Google Rankings

    Exasperated, she took her complaint to his banks, police, her credit card company, IC3, and even the New York state attorney general’s office. The algorithm we incorporated into our search rankings represents an initial solution to this issue, and...

  9. Google Launches New AdWords Targeting Option: Congressional Districts

    The new targeting option is available with search, display, mobile, and video ads. Well, the US Constitution requires rebalancing representation between the states based on population shifts, making each district within a state just about equal in...