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  1. 7 Stages of “Do Not Track” Grief: A Survival Guide for Analysts & Online Marketers

    Many were predicting the end of SEO with Google’s infamous encrypted search decision last year, but SEO is still alive and kicking. There is little over a month to go until Microsoft releases Windows 8 along with their newest embedded Internet...

  2. Google’s Encrypted Search Data: A Cure for Vision Loss?

    Back in the fall, Google made a landmark announcement: in an effort to provide greater security to users of Google products, they would by default encrypt search queries entered by any individual who is signed into their Google account.

  3. Biggest Search Events of 2011 & Predictions for 2012

    Users began to see "(not provided)" appearing in their Google Analytics data, indicating that the search had been encrypted and the keyword data was therefore not available. Between 6 and 10 percent of Google search users were expected to notice a...

  4. Google Encrypted Search: 9 Key Points B2B Marketers Need to Know

    That said, this search engine change is significant and the news of Google encrypted search will eventually make its way to your marketing desk sooner than later. For more in-depth background, make sure to read Google’s announcement above and...

  5. Class Action Suit Targets Google for Revealing Users Search Queries

    To better protect searchers from third parties, Google launched an encrypted search option earlier this year. A federal lawsuit filed in California alleges that Google illegally shared the search queries of its users with third parties.