|Google's gamble||Google followed through on its threat to stop censoring results from the Chinese version of its search engine this week, directing Chinese citizens to its unfiltered Hong Kong service. The move came in response to a cyber attack originating from the country in January.|
David Drummond, chief legal officer at Google said he hoped the decision would be accepted by the government.
"We very much hope that the Chinese government respects ..
|Sorry to see you McC-leave||Today marks the departure of Rick Roberts and Emily McCleave, the two Manchester Masters placements who joined our online marketing department three months ago. The pair, who were part of the winning ten students in last year's competition, have been working on a range of different projects during their tenure, including a number of online marketing campaigns.|
Speaking to theEword blog, Emily said:
"I've really enjoyed my ..
|Noble undertaking||The internet may be the next winner of the Nobel Peace Prize after it was revealed to be among the 237 individuals and groups nominated for the award.|
The web was suggested for the prize, won by US president Barack Obama in 2009, by the 2003 Nobel winner Shirin Ebadi and Nicholas Negropone, founder of the $100 laptop project.
"The announcement of this year's laureate will be made on the 8 October," said Geir Kundestand, director ..
theEword developer Nick Price gives a brief introduction to Webmaster Tools and talks through how it can be used to help your site.
Google Webmaster Tools is a great way of collecting and viewing information about how your site is performing. It provides a number of methods for troubleshooting your site and increasing its position on search engine results pages.
Here is a brief introduction to some of the sections in Webmaster Tools and what they ..
|Fun with facts and Facebook||Facebook made headlines this week after it was estimated the firm would generate a staggering £732 million in revenue.|
The research, conducted by Inside Facebook, concluded the social media goliath would pocket an impressive £233 million from performance advertising alone. Brand advertising was also estimated to draw in £150 million, while its popular virtual goods market scored an impressive $10 million. This ..
Matt Cutts helps to define paid links Wednesday 5th of March, 2014by James RichesGoogle's webspam chief explains how paid links are identified, including on occasions where no actual money is exchanged.
February 2014 UK search engine market share stats Thursday 6th of March, 2014by Rachel HandBing is up, while Google is down, according the latest UK search volume data from StatCounter.
Google notifies users of duplicate business listings Friday 7th of March, 2014by Lauren KnowlesGoogle has run into a duplication issue when upgrading local businesses to the new Google Places dashboard.