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Google "Mobilegeddon" Has Officially Arrived

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Nearly two months after its announcement, Google has changed its algorithm to favor mobile-friendly sites. Brands like Ryanair and American Apparel are already suffering in the search rankings. Nearly two months after its announcement, Google has changed its algorithm to favor mobile-friendly sites. 0 Comments

Google, Yahoo Follow IAB's Advice to Improve HTTPS Encryption

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Following a recent call-to-action from the Interactive Advertising Bureau, the search giants have made changes like HTTPS-encrypted display ads and email encryption extensions. Following a recent call-to-action from the Interactive Advertising Bureau, the search giants have made changes like HTTPS-encrypted display ads and email encryption extensions. 0 Comments

Google to Make Mobile URLs More User-Friendly

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Google has updated its mobile URL display algorithms to better display the names of websites and support Schema.org structured data on mobile devices. Google has updated its mobile URL display algorithms to better display the names of websites and support Schema.org structured data on mobile devices. 0 Comments

Yahoo and Microsoft Amend Search Agreement

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After six years of rumors around the strength of the partnership, Yahoo and Microsoft have reached a new agreement, which splits ad sales and ends exclusivity. After years of rumors around the strength of the partnership, Yahoo and Microsoft have reached a new agreement, which splits ad sales and ends exclusivity. 0 Comments

Yelp Adds Restaurant Reservations as New Search Option

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Yelp Now, which launched today, allows users to find restaurant reservations on the platform by searching for dates, times, party sizes, and types of cuisine. Yelp Now, which launched today, allows users to find restaurant reservations on the platform by searching for dates, times, party sizes, and types of cuisine. 0 Comments

App Indexing Will Now Affect Google Ranking

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With the launch of Google's new app indexing system, app install buttons will show up in Google searches and search rankings will also be used as a ranking signal for Android devices. With the launch of Google's new app indexing system, app install buttons will show up in Google searches. 0 Comments

Bing Uses "Bubbles" to Simplify Image Search

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Bing hopes to reduce errors in mobile image search by encouraging users to #TypeLessSearchFaster with image-based search suggestions and easily altered search bubbles. Bing hopes to reduce errors in mobile image search by encouraging users to #TypeLessSearchFaster with image-based search suggestions. 0 Comments

Google to Update Maps

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A new version of Google Maps will soon offer users related results on searches, as well as real-time information on traffic. A new version of Google Maps will soon offer users related results on searches, as well as real-time information on traffic. 0 Comments

Flickr Enhances Search Capabilities

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The online photo and video service has introduced a new search interface and added a number of improvements to its search engine. The online photo and video service has introduced a new search interface and added a number of improvements to its search engine. 0 Comments

Bing Updates Image Search

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This new enhancement will show carousels full of Pinterest collections and Web pages where the images are featured, as well as pictures from similar search results. This new enhancement will show carousels full of Pinterest collections and Web pages where the images are featured. 0 Comments

YP Partners With Uber to Bring Cars to Your Door

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In the platform's first API integration with a local search site, Uber is now featured on the directory listings in YP's app, allowing users to order a car to the business with one click. In the platform's first API integration with a local search site, Uber is now featured on the directory listings in YP's app. 0 Comments

Store Visits Metric Helps Google AdWords Users Measure Offline ROI

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After brands like Sephora and Buffalo Wild Wings saw success with "Store Visits," Google has opened up the feature to Australian and Canadian advertisers, while also creating a new Best Practices Guide. After brands like Sephora and Buffalo Wild Wings saw success with "Store Visits," Google has opened up the feature to Australian and Canadian advertisers. 0 Comments

Apple Maps Using TripAdvisor Reviews in Some Searches

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Apple Maps has relied solely on Yelp reviews for hotels in the past, but one Apple Insider user has found several instances of Apple relying on other sources for recent hotel searches. Apple Maps has relied solely on Yelp reviews for hotels in the past, but one Apple Insider user has found Apple to be relying on other sources. 0 Comments

Google Faces More Antitrust Trouble in Europe

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The European Union is very close to bringing antitrust charges against Google, which controls 90 percent of European search traffic, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. The European Union is very close to bringing antitrust charges against Google, which controls 90 percent of European search traffic, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. 0 Comments

5 Tips to Boost Your Video SEO Strategy [#CZLNY]

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Filling all description fields and shooting videos with mobile devices in mind are just two video SEO tips St. Peter's Healthcare System's online strategy manager shared at ClickZ Live New York. Since YouTube is the second-largest search engine, video can and should be an integral part of your SEO strategy. 0 Comments