Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
Where previous Google Maps hacks were arguably playful, this is ugly.
It has been several months since we had either a Google Penguin or Panda refresh, Google says they are working on updating it faster – but they said that before.
Mapping upgrades offer welcome improvements, new traffic and routing options.
A conversation with Emma Williams, Bing’s lead designer and Executive General Manager.
Contributor Conrad Saam shares the results of a small-scale study looking at the impact of Google’s mobile friendly update on local law firms.
Google aims to get more on users Google Webmaster Tools by renaming it to Google Search Console.
Reuters reported this afternoon that publicly traded TomTom is up on news that its mapping-data contract with Apple has been renewed. Rival HERE (Nokia) is currently for sale and may fetch as much as $4 billion dollars. There aren’t many global mapping data vendors available; and there’s a great deal of interest if not competitive […]
Seattle based GeekWire has written several articles about OrderAhead‘s fake restaurant listings SEO strategy, which has been turned back by Google. The company used dubious or unethical tactics to gain SEO advantage, creating fake restaurant sites and claiming Google+ pages to outrank and deceive both search engines and consumers. On one level this is just the […]
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