Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the Web.
In a totally unexpected development this afternoon, Google announced that it had formed a new holding company, Alphabet, Inc., and that Google would be a wholly owned subsidiary of that entity. In addition, Google co-founders Page and Brin will become CEO and President of the new company, respectively, turning over daily control of Google to Sundar Pichai, who […]
The world’s most extensive “knowledge graph” may not be at Google. Vertical search site FindTheBest (FTB) has rebranded and relaunched as Graphiq, a data visualization or knowledge graph search engine. Using a huge volume of data sources, automation and human editorial oversight, the company says that it has created “the world’s deepest and most interconnected Knowledge Graph, featuring 1,000 collections, 1 […]
Enterprise organizations that want to get serious about link building may be well served by a dedicated team for link acquisition. Columnist Garrett French outlines the five roles that comprise this team and focuses today on the link strategist.
In the fourth and final installment of his series on search marketing across the globe, Microsoft’s Gabriel Kwakyi discusses tips for doing business in the Asia Pacific region.
If you know where to look or click, there’s a hidden link from Alphabet to Hooli, the fictional tech company in HBO’s Silicon Valley comedy. But hidden links are a no-no with Google’s search guidelines.
Google’s name change/reorganization prompts a witty response from Redmond.
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