SearchCap: Google+ In Search, Bing Image Update, RTBF & Mistaken Google Penalties

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • Bing Image Search Updates Include Touch Friendly Result Pages That Adapt To Screen Size & Resolution

    Over the next few weeks, Bing is rolling out new updates to its image search experience that include touch-friendly search result pages that have been designed to adapt to a user’s screen size and resolution. According to the announcement, image results will soon expand to the full width of a user’s screen and include exploration […]

  • Right-to-Be-Forgotten Removals Should Apply To — EU Regulator

    According to Reuters, European regulators say they’ve agreed on a uniform set of EU-wide rules and criteria that will be used to evaluate appeals under the “Right to Be Forgotten” (RTBF) law announced earlier this year by the Luxembourg-based European Union Court of Justice. Google has received in excess of 120,00 RTBF requests since May. […]

  • Google+ Loses More Real Estate In Search, Dropped From Brand Boxes For Logged-Out Users

    Continuing the trend of downplaying Google+ in search results, Google has dropped the display of Google+ elements in its Knowledge Graph boxes that appear for some brands, for searchers aren’t logged into their Google accounts. Before The Change Previously, anyone who searched for a brand might discover a Knowledge Graph box appearing on the right-side of the […]

  • SMX Social and Marin Software Launch Inaugural Biggest Social Geek Contest

    Test your social marketing intelligence – you could win a free trip to SMX Social! Enter the first annual SMX Biggest Social Geek Contest, sponsored by Marin Software, and see how you stack up against your peers. First prize is a trip to SMX Social in Las Vegas and your choice of an iPad mini, […]

  • Google Makes Penalty Mistakes: The Buffer Story

    Buffer’s Courtney Seiter posted on the Buffer blog that they had a bit of unusual Google Penalty that resulted in a 90% drop in organic Google traffic to the site. The issue had nothing to do with the Buffer web site, but rather a bug with Google, according to Courtney. Courtney said they noticed after […]

  • Multi Channel Digital Marketing: Trends to Watch – October 2nd Webcast

    Digital Marketing Depot presents “Multi Channel Digital Marketing – Trends to Watch” on Thursday October 2 at 1 PM EDT. This webcast covers how the latest digital marketing technology yields data that helps businesses gain deeper insight into the performance of their marketing campaigns. Aaron Kahlow, CEO of the Online Marketing Institute and Sean Shoffstall, […]

  • The End Is Near For Panoramio, Google To Migrate Photos To Google Maps Views

    Googler Evan Rapoport announced this week that Google would be closing Panoramio, the geolocation photo site that lets users upload photos to Google Maps and Google Earth. In place of Panoramio, Google will be migrating photos to its Google Maps Views platform. In an interview with CNET, Rapoport said Panoramio didn’t have a wide enough […]

  • Bing Ads Launches Campaign Planner Packed With Competitive Data, Keyword Insights

    A powerful new tool is available in Bing Ads that will help search marketers better understand the competitive landscape, get new keyword ideas and fine tune their campaigns. Campaign Planner offers marketplace insights including search traffic trending and forecasting data, industry benchmarks, competitor performance and keyword suggestions. Within the Campaign Planner, advertisers can drill into […]

  • Analyzing The Impact Of Amazon’s Departure From Google’s Search Network

    If, as rumored, Amazon will replace Google’s ads on its site with those from its own network, what would that mean for advertisers?

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