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  1. Google Webmaster Tools Adds Manual Action Penalty: Image Mismatch

    Google rolled out manual action viewer in Google Webmaster Tools this past summer to let site owners know when a manual penalty action had been taken against their site. Google said this behavior may be caused by “anti-hotlinking” tools, and that...

  2. Google April Fools' Pranks 2013: YouTube Closing, Google Nose, Gmail Blue & More!

    Grapefruit - Citrus and a bright summer morning Yogurt Parfait - Oats and grains sprinkled over a beehive in the summer, as a cow gets milked by his farmer nearby. With two pieces of code, you can either tell Bing what position you want your site...

  3. Google Rolls Out Car Insurance Comparison Shopping in UK

    Early in the summer, the info box that appeared on hovering over the information icon on the listings read in part, “We may be compensated when the user clicks to contact, fills out an application with, and/or receives a product from a product...

  4. Yandex Teams With Seznam on Video Search Results, Now Reports Malware

    Over the summer, Yandex translated its Yandex.Webmaster service - their equivalent of Webmaster tools - into English. After indexing pages, Yandex checks its index and notifies the owners of the websites whose pages contain malicious code.

  5. 2 Books Offer Killer Social PR, Facebook Ad Tactics

    It was introduced earlier this summer. This summer two noteworthy books hit the search and social scene: "The Social Media #ProBook" and "Killer Facebook Ads. But when used to describe your company’s social media structure, organic is code for “chaos.

  6. Google Logo Honors Mobile Inventor Alexander Calder

    Calder's largest sculpture until that time, 20.5 meters high, was "El Sol Rojo," constructed for the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City," Wikipedia notes. The art appears to be 3D, and the creativity to make this work can be seen in the large...

  7. Google Inside Search Event Recap: What's New in Mobile, Voice & Image Search

    Searches from a desktop generally dropped off at lunchtime and at the evenings, with significant annual drops during the summer holiday season and over Christmas. Voice search, an increasingly important part of mobile searching, is rolling out now...