Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
From Search Engine Land:
- Free Ride? In Europe, Google Will Remain Firefox Search Default Despite No Deal
How much does it cost to be Mozilla’s Firefox search provider in Europe? Perhaps nothing — because Google will continue to be the provider there despite not having any formal deal with Mozilla, come this December. Yesterday, it was big news that Mozilla announced new deals making Yahoo the default search provider for Firefox in the US, Yandex […]
- Bing Home Page Images Go High Definition, Add Captions & Add Features
Bing announced changes to their search home page including a new HD quality daily background image, improved captions of the image, ways to customize the news on the bottom and quick links to Microsoft Office tools. The new home page images are HD quality with 1920×1080 pixels wide screen display. New image captions enables users […]
- How Organic Search Has Transformed The Rules Of Business
Organic search has dramatically changed the way consumers consider and make purchases, says columnist Trond Lyngbø, and marketers who “get” this can profit big.
- Apple Maps Using New Partners For Multiple-Location Map Submissions
In October Apple launched Apple Maps Connect, intended to allow individual business owners to edit or add local business listings directly into Apple’s database. Apple told me at the time that it wasn’t intended for webmasters or outside agencies to manage multiple locations or listings on behalf of their clients. …read more