SearchCap: Google Rolls Out Pirate Update, Bing Adds MCC, Video Games In Knowledge Graph

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

From Search Engine Land:

  • Reports: Google Pirate Update Has Rolled Out This Week

    Last week, we reported that Google will be pushing out an update to the Google Pirate Update in the upcoming weeks. It looks like Google pushed that update out a few days ago. Torrentfreak reports the update has impacted many torrent sites. Here is a screen shot of the SEO visibility for the site torrentz.eu […]

  • Video Games Added To Google’s Knowledge Graph

    Google is upping its game for gamers, now including video game information in its knowledge graph. Search queries on video games will result in a knowledge graph panel that includes details like the game’s release date, supported platforms, developers, review scores and more. In a report on Venture Beat yesterday, a Google spokesperson confirmed the […]

  • Microsoft Execs Lay Out Strategy For Growing Bing’s Market Share: “We’re Putting Search Where People Are”

    At a Bing Ads Next event in Redmond, Washington yesterday, Microsoft executives outlined the roadmap ahead for Bing and Bing Ads, which powers paid search advertising on both Bing and Yahoo. In discussing the evolution of Bing and the way Micosoft is thinking about search, Rik van der Kooi, Corporate VP, Advertiser and Publisher Solutions […]

  • Finding Hidden Content Opportunities For Your Local Website

    Once you’ve fulfilled your website’s basic content needs, you’ll need to up the ante to stay competitive in search engines. Contributor Rachel Lindteigen shares some tips.

  • Search In Pics: Google Sukkahs, Android Lollipops & Spy Vs Spy Google Glass

    In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more. Google Express Halloween Bags: Source: Google+ Jon Stewart At Twitter: Source: Twitter Marissa Mayer At Yahoo […]

  • Bing Ads Delivers An MCC: “Accounts Summary” Now Available For Managing Multiple Accounts

    Bing Ads is delivering on a long-requested feature to make managing multiple accounts on the platform easier. Accounts Summary is Bing’s answer to the AdWords My Client Center (MCC). From Accounts Summary agencies and advertisers responsible for multiple Bing Ads accounts can toggle between accounts and get an overview of performance metrics for as many […]

  • Who’s Really Winning The Search War?

    Ask any search marketer what Google’s market share is, and they’ll likely say around 66%. That’s the stat comScore has long supplied. Contributor Eli Schwartz asks whether it’s really accurate, and conducts research to prove it.

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