The Google Doodle for August 11 and 12 in many parts of the world highlights the annual August meteor shower NASA considers the year’s best.
Users searching for music on YouTube may not find content from their some of their favorite independent artists. This is blatant censorship from Google, designed to pressure small independent labels to sign unfavorable deals with YouTube.
Bing has fine-tuned their music discovery functionality. Bing will display a "dynamic carousel" on searches for an artist, band, album, or song. You can then browse the artist's other music videos from within the carousel.
Professional home stagers transform homes into showrooms. To get more links to your real estate website and attract more traffic, you also need to stage it. Here are tips on how to optimize your site so it's more appealing to prospective linkers.
New Animoto survey data shows that video has a positive impact on online purchase decisions and drives brand engagement. Respondents also share what types of videos they want to see more of across industries, products, and services.
As part of the update Microsoft added web results into the Xbox One search function. Using Bing as a back end, Xbox One allows users to perform simple, natural language voice searches using the Kinect microphone.
Google is testing new targeting capabilities through a partnership with Bizo. Advertisers can select Bizo audience segments within Google AdWords for display campaigns. Available segments include beauty, fashion, parenting, technology, and music.
According to comScore, 183.8 million Americans watched 48.7 billion online content videos in January 2014, while the number of video ad views totaled 26.9 billion. The number of video ad views is up 195.6 percent compared to January 2013.
Searching for a music video on Google? Maybe "Locked Out of Heaven" by Bruno Mars or "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk? Now Google highlights the first playable video in the search results to push searchers to YouTube or other sources to view that video.