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Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
The Yahoo Directory — Once The Internet's Most Important Search Engine — Is To Close   —  For some, it may seem like there has always been Google, and it's always been the main way people have found things on the web.  But before Google, there was the Yahoo Directory and its hand-compiled list of websites, organized into topics.
Sep 26, 2014, 9:40 PMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google Structured Snippets Officially Live In Search Results   —  Earlier this month, we caught Google testing a form of knowledge graph data within the search results snippet.  This feature is now officially being confirmed by Google on the Google Research Blog.
Sep 23, 2014, 7:10 AMIn context
Amy Gesenhues / Search Engine Land:
Bing Image Search Updates Include Touch Friendly Result Pages That Adapt To Screen Size & Resolution   —  Over the next few weeks, Bing is rolling out new updates to its image search experience that include touch-friendly search result pages that have been designed to adapt to a user's screen size and resolution.
Sep 19, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Eric Enge / Search Engine Land:
Google drops authorship support, including authors in results, citing poor adoption by webmasters and low value to searchers   —  It's Over: The Rise & Fall Of Google Authorship For Search Results  —  After three years the great Google Authorship experiment has come to an end ... at least for now.
Aug 28, 2014, 5:30 PMIn context
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Google updates voice search, allows users to automatically switch between five languages   —  Google's Search App Is Now Truly Multilingual  —  Around the world, millions of people are multilingual or partly so.  In the U.S., census data reflect that 20 percent of the population speaks …
Aug 21, 2014, 7:25 PMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google Made 890 Improvements To Search Over The Past Year   —  In a Google+ post from Google head of search Amit Singhal, Google shares they have made “more than 890 improvements to Google Search last year alone.”  —  In 2009, Google told us they made between 350 to 400 changes to search and in 2010 …
Aug 20, 2014, 4:10 AMIn context
Ginny Marvin / Search Engine Land:
Google Launches Ability To Track “Website Call Conversions” In AdWords   —  Today, Google launched a what's likely to become a popular new feature for many AdWords advertisers.  Website call conversions allow advertisers to track calls that occur after a user arrives on a web site from an ad click.
Aug 18, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Greg Finn / Search Engine Land:
Farewell ‘Pure’ Exact Match, AdWords Will Soon Require All Campaigns To Use Close Variants   —  Today Google has announced that in late September, AdWords advertisers will no longer have the ability to de-select close variants.  All campaigns will now include these variants, something that advertisers could previously opt out of.
Aug 16, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Explainer: How Google's New SSL / HTTPS Ranking Factor Works   —  Last Thursday, Google launched a new ranking signal to give HTTPS sites a ranking boost, a small ranking boost, to encourage webmasters to migrate their sites from HTTP to HTTPS.  —  In our story from Thursday …
Aug 16, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Yahoo Search Share Falls Below 10 Percent For “All-Time Low”   —  We're on the cusp of new comScore U.S. search market share data for June.  According to financial analyst notes, releasing the numbers early, desktop search declined for the fifth consecutive month after a period of growth in mid-2013.
Jul 18, 2014, 10:10 PMIn context

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