Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
According to a release today from the Wikimedia Foundation, 50 links to its Wikipedia site have been removed from Google search results in Europe on account of the recent Right to Be Forgotten legislation. From the release: As of July 18, Google has received more than 91,000 removal requests involving more than 328,000 links; of […]
Google Maps used its Google+ profile yesterday to announce a new out-of-this-world feature, allowing users to explore the craters on Mars and take a virtual trip to the moon. The announcement marked NASA’s Curiosity Rover expedition to Mars, which has spent the last two year’s roaming the red planet’s surface. To find the moon and […]
After months of anticipation, the new Foursquare app has finally arrived. It will be available this morning from the three major app stores. The new app is built around two principal concepts: Tips and Tastes. It attempts to create a better “local search” experience using data (in the background) and personalization. Taking aim at Yelp […]
Search engine optimization professionals were caught off-guard back in June when Google’s John Mueller announced that the search giant would be “simplifying” the way authorship is displayed in search results. This simplification involved the removal of profile photos and circle counts from the search listings of pages with authorship enabled. We all know the author […]
If you try to access Bing Mobile at m.bing.com, you will be presented with an error message. The error will read: The page you want isn’t available We’re working to restore service as soon as possible. The server error code also returns a major error, specifically a 503 error code which means the service is […]
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