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  1. 4 Google Changes and How Online Merchants Can Adapt

    The most controversial change Google has made recently involves increasing user privacy for Google searches through increased search encryption. For cumulative Google algorithm changes, Moz has a handy Google algorithm change history page, which...

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

    See "Google to Appeal Italian Privacy Ruling and Jail-Time Sentence" for more details on the case's history. A new analysis says Google Image Search traffic is down 63 percent on average. How Google’s Image Search Update Killed Image SEO – Define...

  3. Why & How Google Hands Over Users' Data to Governments

    Drummond explained that when Google is able to, it notifies users that someone has come knocking for their information – whether it's search query history, Gmail messages, documents, photos, or YouTube videos – giving them time to prepare a legal...

  4. Does Uncensored FCC Street View Report Show Google Lied?

    The uncensored report raises questions about Google's version of history, which painted the decision as a mistake by a lone engineer (who refused to speak to the FCC by invoking the Fifth Amendment). His report also concluded that privacy...

  5. Google April Fools' Day Pranks 2012: 8-Bit Maps, Chrome Multitask Mode & More!

    Google April Fools’ Day Hoaxes History: 2000-2011 We’re all holding our breath to find out whether any kangaroos will file privacy complaints with the Australian government. You can also “tickle a unicorn”; “download our ranking code so you can run...

  6. Search Engine Users Dislike Personalized Search But Like the Results

    Contextual signals might also include search history stored in cookies for up to 180 days, according to a Google blog post on personalization. Even if you sign out of Google, for example, stored cookies still share your web history and results are...

  7. Last Ditch Efforts to Halt New Google Privacy Policy

    The privacy policy change mainly affects users with a Google Account, and you can continue to use many of our services — including Search, Maps and YouTube — when you are logged out. If you’re just learning of this now and freaked out, there’s a...

  8. Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Working With White House on Do No Track Browsing

    The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has confirmed it is in discussion with Google to ensure the search giant is complying with all necessary UK data laws following the reports about privacy settings being bypassed.