June 29, 2013

Google Logo Kicks Off The 100th Tour de France

Today’s Google logo marks the commencement of the 100th edition of the Tour de France. Covering a total of 3,404 kilometers (2,115.15 miles), the multi-stage bicycle race runs from Saturday June 29 through Sunday July 21. The 22 teams competing in the 2013 Tour de France are comprised of nine teammates each, for a total [...]
June 28, 2013

Google Warning External Keyword Tool Shut Down Is Near, AdWords Keyword Planner To Replace It

Google is working toward the complete phase out of the Adwords Keyword Tool and phasing in the new AdWords Keyword Planner. Users accessing the free external Adwords Keyword Tool to perform keyword research, will see the messaging below that it will no longer be available in the coming month and is being replaced by Keyword [...]
June 28, 2013

Snowden Petition Blocked From Google? Like All Petitions, It Won’t Be When It Gets Enough Signatures

Search for “edward snowden petition” on Google to find the petition filed through the White House petitions site, and you’ll see something odd. The petition has no description, because the White House won’t let Google crawl the page. But it’s not a move against Snowden, as some might think. It’s part of how the petitions site has worked [...]
June 28, 2013

Bing Updates Deep Links Management While Google Displays Up To Ten Sitelinks

Microsoft Bing announced changes to the way they allow webmasters to manage their “deep links” in the search results, while Google has quietly added up to ten sitelinks for a navigational query. Bing Deep Links Update Vincent Wehren, Senior Program Manager at Bing Webmaster Tools, announced on the Bing Webmaster blog that they have updated [...]