SearchCap: Spain Wants Back, Google News Archive & AdWords Countdown

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

From Search Engine Land:

  • New Widget In AdWords Makes Countdown Copy Easy
    Quickly set up dynamic countdowns in ads without having to type variable strings. Quickly set up dynamic countdowns in ads without having to type variable strings.
  • Google Faces Potential $19M Privacy Fine In The Netherlands
    Google continues to face potential fines for failing to change its privacy policy in Europe. Since the company introduced its “simplified privacy policy” in 2012 it has faced Europe-wide criticism and the threat of fines for violating local data protection laws. Multiple government data protection authorities across Europe are cooperating in an effort to compel Google to make changes in […]
  • Spanish Newspapers Want Government To Force Google To Keep News Open In Spain
    A new effort by the Spanish Newspaper Publishers Association (AEDE) to prevent Google from shutting down its News site in Spain is an amazing example of industry chutzpah or hubris. The action shows so much chutzpah in fact that it enters the realm of unintentional political satire. First the background if you don’t already know […]
  • Google News Archive Returns Via Search Tools
    You can once again search the Google News archive, dating back to 2003.
  • 2014, The Year Google Display Network Grew Up: Will SEMs Embrace It?
    This was a huge year for AdWords changes. There has been ample attention given to many of the flashier new feature releases in 2014. There have also been many small changes that barely got a mention; many of those smaller, under-hyped updates were related to Google Display Network (GDN) targeting. Not a single change to GDN in 2014 was […]
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  • Facebook Drops Bing From Facebook Search Results
    The end to a long relationship with Microsoft search is another signal that Facebook is concentrating on serving connections within its network.

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