Yahoo Wants Google’s Spot as the Default iOS Search Engine

Yahoo Wants Google’s Spot as the Default iOS Search Engine

While it has been common knowledge that Yahoo wants to get back into the search game, many believe that Yahoo is just too far behind in order to get any inroads into search. However, Marissa Mayer, Yahoo's chief executive (CEO), is looking to attack it head on by becoming Apple's default search provider in iOS, Re/code reports. The big question is whether Yahoo has a good enough mobile search product at this time. They had the technology before, but a lot has changed within the search space in those years. Yahoo's search execs…Read more
FB Messenger Shutting Down for Windows and Firefox on March 3

FB Messenger Shutting Down for Windows and Firefox on March 3

Facebook today began prompting Facebook Messenger for Windows users as well as Facebook Messenger for Firefox users with a message saying the apps are shutting down next week. Without much of an explanation, the company plans to kill off both on March 3. It appears that Facebook is no longer interested in developing desktop apps. The Android and iOS versions are still alive and well. Source: Slash DotRead more
Google’s Matt Cutts: I Don’t Know 10% Of Your SEO Questions

Google’s Matt Cutts: I Don’t Know 10% Of Your SEO Questions

Yesterday, Google's Matt Cutts and Michael Wyszomierski posted a non-SEO related video, which I had to turn to make it SEO related. The video describes the process Matt and Michael goes through when creating these SEO videos. One topic that came up was that sometimes Matt needs to ask others for the answer because he doesn't know the answer fully. Barry Schwartz asked Matt on Twitter what percentage of questions does he need to go out and ask someone else about. Matt responded saying that about 10% of the questions he needs to…Read more
Bing’s New Search Results Design

Bing’s New Search Results Design

Bing is testing a new search results design - the design makes for a fresher and cleaner feel, without removing any of the features from the current design. There are several larger changes: (1) The logo is yellow in the new design, changed from gray. (2) The search button is yellow, instead of gray. (3) The black top bar turned white in the new design (4) The sidebar is white, not gray, in the new design Current Design: Test Design: Source: seroundtableRead more
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