SearchCap: Google Maps Redesign, U.S. Election Searching & AdWords Reports

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

From Search Engine Land:

  • Google Redesigns Maps, Adds OpenTable Reservations, Uber Estimates
    Google continues to evolve its Maps for mobile. It has gone well beyond the rudimentary local search and navigation product it once was and become an increasingly sophisticated local discovery tool with an array of content types and improved functionality. Now Google has made Maps more “actionable” with OpenTable reservations and Uber pickup and price estimates built into the app. For […]
  • Google: We Acted Quickly On Right To Be Forgotten Requests To Avoid Litigation
    Although there was little guidance on how to handle “Right To Be Forgotten” (RTBF) requests, Google’s PR Chief in Europe says the company acted quickly to process those requests and remove some URLs out of a fear of being sued. Peter Barron, the head of Google’s European communications, told a packed session today at the […]
  • U.S. 2014 Elections: Google & Bing Both Deliver Quick Answers For Election Results With An Interactive Map
    As promised, Google and Bing are both offering quick answers for election-related queries. Searching “election results” on Google provides a quick answer box with a color-coded map of the U.S. to show which states went red and which went blue. Users have the option to click on House, Senate and Governor election results, as well […]
  • Walmart Brings Product Search To The In-Store Experience
    Walmart has updated its Android app (and soon iOS app) to offer an improved in-store experience with search at the center. The new Walmart “Search My Store” feature offers a view into the future of in-store app usage. The combination of real-time online inventory and indoor location is making possible new types of in-store, digitally-enhanced experiences for shoppers. […]
  • New AdWords Shopping Campaigns Report For Google Analytics Rolling Out
    Today, Google announced that a new Shopping Campaigns report will start appearing in the AdWords section of Google Analytics. The report is rolling out globally over the next few weeks. The news comes along with the full release of Enhanced Ecommerce features in Analytics. The Shopping Campaigns report gives AdWords advertisers more insights into product […]
  • 37 Awesome Tools To Get The Most From Your SEO Campaigns
    Columnist Matthew Barby shares his favorite tools for a wide variety of online marketing tasks.

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