SearchCap: The Day In Search, January 24, 2014

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From Search Engine Land:

  • Days-Old Error In Google Search Causes Gmail User To Get Thousands Of Emails Earlier this week, we reported a glitch in Google Search, where clicking on a link after a search for Gmail listed the email address of a Gmail user, complete in a window ready to send them email. With today’s Gmail outage, that error — never fixed — has resulted in at least one person […]
  • Search In Pics: Google+ Keychains, Instagram Printer & Google Wear Retail Store 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. Print Your Instagram Selfies: Source: Google+ Google Developer Group Chefs: Source: Google+ Google+ Keychains: Source: Google+ […]
  • A Former Googler’s Routine For AdWords Management It’s been seven months since we launched Optmyzr’s first tool at SMX Advanced in Seattle – the Quality Score Tracker – and we’ve been busy adding tools, reports and optimizations since then. Now, one of the most common questions we get is when to use various optimizations — and, of course, these apply no matter what tools […]
  • Study: 34% Of Google Search Results Have Rich Media, 9 Organic Links & 9 Search Ads Conductor released a study that analyzed the ten blue links at Google showing 34% show rich media, nine organic listings and nine search ads. 34% Of Search Snippets Have Rich Media The Conductor study showed that there was rich media on the search results page 34% of the time. The breakdown of rich media showed […]
  • Google Loses Again In AdWords Patent Infringement Case A judge has determined patent-holding company Vringo is entitled to additional royalties from Google in a patent infringement case involving Google AdWords. The order stems from a case brought by Vringo subsidiary I/P Engine in 2011 that claimed filtering technology used in Google AdWords violated two of its patents. A jury found in favor of […]

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