2014 was a year full of worry over Ebola and the Malaysia Airlines flight. However, bright spots such as the World Cup and the Ice Bucket Challenge still managed to trend with positive headlines.
Yandex has developed an amazing service with Sibir, its content-based image retrieval. It has raised the bar for reverse image searching technology. Here's an overview of how the impressive technology works and why it's useful to users.
Is it possible links will no longer be a ranking factor in the future? Yandex no longer takes links into consideration as a ranking factor. Google has flirted with the idea. What would the SEO landscape look like without links as a ranking metric?
Russian-based Yandex has introduced a revolutionary way for users to interact with search results by letting them pay bills, buy movie tickets and much more right in the SERPs without ever having to click through to the website.
Yandex surpassed Microsoft on the number of monthly search queries worldwide in November and December 2012, according to a recently released comScore qSearch report. Microsoft sites processed 4.477 billion queries and Yandex did 4.844 billion.
Building quality links is challenging, but you certainly shouldn't “take what you can get and leave it at that”. The cultivation of quality backlinks is massively important in any SEO campaign and you should have a clear strategy of how to get them.
Google toned down their doodle for International Women’s Day this year, following their promotion of the Join Me On the Bridge campaign in 2011. A simple multi-colored logo features the female gender sign and links to search results about IWD.
Yandex, the leading search engine in Russia, has expanded its mapping capabilities by purchasing from NAVTEQ a license for digital maps of Europe, North America, Australia and developed countries in Asia to expand their Yandex.Maps product.