Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
It’s Cortana you’ll get when you long-press on the home button.
Columnist Wesley Young looks at recent improvements Facebook has made — and functionality being tested — that may position the social media giant to compete with Google in the area of local search.
Columnist Casie Gillette recaps a session from SMX Advanced on how to identify and respond to algorithm updates in an era where they are rarely announced or confirmed by Google.
Google’s Father’s Day doodle shares the same cactus-themed artwork that was used for its Mother’s Day doodle in May.
Google is giving the public health advocate known as “Dr. Sue” prominent placement on their home page on what would have been her 152nd birthday.
Local & Maps
SEM / Paid Search
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