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Facebook's "Yelp Alternative" Blurs Lines Between Social and Search

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Facebook has begun testing a feature that offers reviews from publications like Bon Appetit, Conde Nast Traveler, and the San Francisco Chronicle to rival Yelp's crowdsourced reviews. Facebook has begun testing a feature that offers reviews from publications like Bon Appetit, Conde Nast Traveler, and the San Francisco Chronicle to rival Yelp's crowdsourced reviews. 0 Comments

Google Apologizes For Racist Maps Listings

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The search giant is changing its algorithm to remedy recent offensive listings, such as the White House coming up during a query for the N-word. The search giant is changing its algorithm to remedy recent offensive listings, such as the White House coming up during a query for the N-word. 0 Comments

Bing Begins Indexing Apps By Content Rather Than Title

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Bing has launched plans for a massive index of apps that are searchable by content rather than name or category and urges app developers to update now to get in on the ground floor. Bing has launched plans for a massive index of apps that are searchable by content rather than name or category and urges app developers to update now to get in on the ground floor. 0 Comments

Mozilla Dabbles in Commercial Advertising with Suggested Tiles

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The company is going to serve relevant ads and recommend content through Suggested Tiles. How will the introduction of ads aligned with Mozilla’s mission of promoting innovation and openness on the Internet? The company is going to serve relevant ads and recommend content through Suggested Tiles. How will the introduction of ads aligned with Mozilla’s mission of promoting innovation and openness on the Internet? 0 Comments

Google Seeks New Doodler

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Earlier this week, the search giant posted a job listing for a Doodler, the graphic design mastermind behind the witty, interactive logos on Google's homepage. Earlier this week, the search giant posted a job listing for a Doodler, the graphic design mastermind behind the witty, interactive logos on Google's homepage. 0 Comments

Google Upgrades AdWords Editor to Support Labels

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Reacting to user feedback, Google has upgraded its AdWords Editor to fully support lables, upgraded URLs, targeted in-app mobile ads, and call only ads. Reacting to user feedback, Google has upgraded its AdWords Editor to fully support lables, upgraded URLs, targeted in-app mobile ads, and call only ads. 0 Comments

Bing to Follow In Mobilegeddon's Footsteps

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In the next few months, Bing will alter its algorithm to make mobile-friendliness more of a ranking factor, though relevant sites that aren't optimized for mobile won't be hurt. In the next few months, Bing will alter its algorithm to make mobile-friendliness more of a ranking factor, though relevant sites that aren't optimized for mobile won't be hurt. 0 Comments

Google Grants 40 Percent of Right to Be Forgotten Requests

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A new transparency report reveals that Google has granted hundreds of thousands of requests to be removed from search results in the first year of Europe's controversial right to be forgotten program. A new transparency report reveals that Google has granted hundreds of thousands of requests to be removed from search results in the first year of Europe's controversial right to be forgotten program. 0 Comments

Google Reveals New AdWords Products

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Some of the search juggernaut's soon-to-be-released offerings include new automotive and hotel ads, redesigned Dynamic Search Ads, and tools to improve attribution. Some of the search juggernaut's soon-to-be-released offerings include new automotive and hotel ads, redesigned Dynamic Search Ads, and tools to improve attribution. 0 Comments

Microsoft's New Enhancements Could Put the "Edge" Back Into Voice Search

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At its Build conference, Microsoft unveiled its new browser, Edge, as a follow-up to the recently defunct Internet Explorer. The new browser boasts faster speeds and better features, which could enhance the search experience for users. At its Build conference, Microsoft unveiled its new browser, Edge, as a follow-up to the recently defunct Internet Explorer. The new browser boasts faster speeds and better features, which could enhance the search experience for users. 0 Comments