The idea of a subscription-based version of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) isn't new. Various hoaxes have gone viral over the years, and the company has clearly thought about offering such a service, particularly over the past couple of years as the social networking giant has found itself embroiled in an
New Google+ Layout: Hangouts, Photos and Stream Reminiscent of Pinterest
Google announced a major update to their social network this week that changes the way Hangouts, photos and the Google+ stream are viewed by users. The decidedly Pinterest-esque layout was just one of many announcements this week out of Google I/O, the totality of which Jeremiah Owyang and Chris Silva dubbed a “wreck.”
Scroogled, the attack ad campaign Microsoft launched to initially attack Google for switching its shopping results to a paid model and grew to include critiques about Google “reading” the emails of its users to serve ads, is on its last legs.
Well, at least part of it.
Don’t expect to see any more ads on TV or in newspapers, according to Bing Search Director Stefan....More>>>
Google has stirred up some fear by sending out the following message within Google Webmaster Tools, resulting in several discussions in the Internet marketing community on the current effectiveness of negative SEO.
It was previously known that Google would send messages notifying a site owner if their site was pointing to what would be considered spammy pages. It now looks as though....More>>>
In a surprising turn of events, Germany’s top civil court overturned two lower court rulings on a case involving Google’s autocomplete function. According to the ruling, it is Google’s responsibility to block libelous words that appear next to a name via the autocomplete function if Google has been alerted to the defamatory words.
The plaintiff in the case was an unidentified....More>>>
A whirlwind of upgrades, information, and new features have been spilling out of Google AdWords of late. Consider these five new features that will have advertisers and PPC managers excited about the progress.
1. Upgraded Sitelinks
With the launch of the enhanced campaigns in AdWords, we’re also seeing upgraded sitelinks. In the past, a set of sitelinks were created at the campaign....More>>>
A newly published study has concluded that YP.com advertisers see a meaningfully lower “cost per call” vs. those using Google AdWords. The study was commissioned by YP, formerly AT&T Interactive and AT&T Advertising Solutions. The average cost-per-call for YP ads was $46 vs. $88 for AdWords.
More specifically, the study found that the YP cost-per-call “ranged from....More>>>
First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) revealed its earnings for the business’ last quarter of its fiscal 2018, turning a profit following its loss from the year-ago quarter. However, shares took a step back on Thursday afternoon as some of the company’s metrics missed the guidance.
Signature Financial Management Inc. lowered its stake in Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (NYSEARCA:VTI) by 1.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 56,347 shares of the company
Deutsche Telekom forecast that its earnings would continue to grow in 2019 but by less than expected as Chief Executive Tim Hoettges looks to close a key U.S. merger, acquire spectrum and roll out 5G services.