• Lauren Knowles, Journalist Google sets up warnings for faulty redirects
    Posted - 5th June 2014 in SEO
    by Lauren Knowles, for theEword

    Google has included warning messages in its SERPs, where search results that contain faulty redirects to mobile homepages rather than specific mobile web pages are flagged to users.

  • Rachel Hand, Journalist May 2014 search engine market share revealed
    Posted - 4th June 2014 in SEO
    by Rachel Hand, for theEword

    The UK's search engine market share data for May 2014 has been published by StatCounter Global Stats, showing a slight dip for Google.

  • Danielle Middleton, Journalist Instagram defends terms and conditions
    Posted - 3rd June 2014 in Social Media
    by Danielle Middleton, for theEword

    Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom has defended the company's nudity policy following criticism from celebrities and advocators of the service.

  • James Riches, Journalist Samsung unveils new operating system
    Posted - 2nd June 2014 in Mobile Marketing
    by James Riches, for theEword

    Samsung will release a smartphone featuring its Tizen operating system, created in partnership with Intel.

  • Lauren Knowles, Journalist Google launches right to be forgotten form
    Posted - 30th May 2014 in SEO
    by Lauren Knowles, for theEword

    In response to European Union court rulings, Google has set up a right to be forgotten webform where European citizens can request that links to information related to them are removed from search results.

  • Danielle Middleton, Journalist Apple buys Dre Beats
    Posted - 29th May 2014 in Internet News
    by Danielle Middleton, for theEword

    Dr. Dre closer to becoming hip hop's first billionaire thanks to a $3bn deal for the star's music technology company, Beats Electronics.

  • Rachel Hand, Journalist Skype unveils real-time translation feature
    Posted - 28th May 2014 in Internet News
    by Rachel Hand, for theEword

    Microsoft has unveiled a new audio translation feature for Skype, which means video calls can be instantly translated for easier communication.

  • Martin Lindley, Journalist Google reveals tablet with 3D camera
    Posted - 27th May 2014 in Internet News
    by Martin Lindley, for theEword

    Project Tango, a research and development effort at Google, has yielded another new piece of cutting edge hardware. The search engine giant has revealed a tablet with 3D camera technology.

  • Lauren Knowles, Journalist Google Panda update affects eBay rankings
    Posted - 23rd May 2014 in SEO
    by Lauren Knowles, for theEword

    eBay has seen a dramatic drop in organic rankings following the Google Panda and Payday Loan update. The site has also recently suffered a database hack that resulted in users being urged to change their passwords.

  • Danielle Middleton, Journalist Politicians use social ahead of elections
    Posted - 22nd May 2014 in Social Media
    by Danielle Middleton, for theEword

    The Conservatives, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and UKIP take to social media to promote their parties ahead of today's UK EU elections.

  • Rachel Hand, Journalist Google rolls out two major algorithm updates
    Posted - 21st May 2014 in SEO
    by Rachel Hand, for theEword

    Google has confirmed two algorithm updates, having recently launched Payday Loan 2.0, and now Panda 4.0 - which is set to impact 7.5 per cent of search queries.

  • James Riches, Journalist Google tables $1 billion Twitch offer
    Posted - 20th May 2014 in Internet News
    by James Riches, for theEword

    Google has put in a $1 billion offer for gaming service Twitch, and hopes to use it alongside similar 'Let's Play' content already available on YouTube.

  • Martin Lindley, Journalist Facebook joins the race to forget
    Posted - 19th May 2014 in Internet News
    by Martin Lindley, for theEword

    Facebook is to enter the race to forget when it releases its Slingshot, the Snapchat competitor it wants to become the new leader in the race to capture the market for ephemeral information.

  • Lauren Knowles, Journalist Bing vouches for the importance of Schema
    Posted - 16th May 2014 in SEO
    by Lauren Knowles, for theEword

    Duane Forrester - senior product manager at Bing - has verified the importance of marking up content with Schema to help search engines provide users with richer search experiences.

  • Martin Lindley, Journalist Google Glass enters open beta
    Posted - 15th May 2014 in Internet News
    by Martin Lindley, for theEword

    Google Glass, the highly anticipated wearable technology, has entered a brand new phase of testing in which early adopters can buy and use the device to help improve it before release.

  • Rachel Hand, Journalist EU court rules on right to be forgotten in SERPs
    Posted - 14th May 2014 in Internet News
    by Rachel Hand, for theEword

    A ruling by the European Court of Justice means Google may need to amend its search results if a member of the public requests it, in the ongoing 'right to be forgotten' debate.

  • Danielle Middleton, Journalist Twitter introduces mute
    Posted - 13th May 2014 in Social Media
    by Danielle Middleton, for theEword

    On Monday Twitter announced its newest feature that allows you to mute noisy users on your feed without their knowledge.

  • James Riches, Journalist Mozilla VP says Firefox will test sponsored tabs
    Posted - 12th May 2014 in Internet News
    by James Riches, for theEword

    A senior figure at Mozilla has been forced to clarify its plans to introduce sponsored advertising in new tabs on its Firefox browser, after a negative user response to the proposed changes.

  • Lauren Knowles, Journalist New parents search twice as much as non-parents
    Posted - 9th May 2014 in SEO
    by Lauren Knowles, for theEword

    A growing number of new parents are turning to the web and using their mobile devices to find answers to maternity related questions.

  • Danielle Middleton, Journalist Internet giants argue FCC plans
    Posted - 8th May 2014 in Internet News
    by Danielle Middleton, for theEword

    Tech giants are against plans proposed by Chairman of the FCC to change the rules of the Internet.

  • Rachel Hand, Journalist Google up in April search engine market share
    Posted - 7th May 2014 in SEO
    by Rachel Hand, for theEword

    According to the latest data from StatCounter Global Stats, Google has gained slightly and Bing has dipped in April 2014's UK search engine market share.

  • Martin Lindley, Journalist Twitter integrates with Amazon basket
    Posted - 6th May 2014 in Internet News
    by Martin Lindley, for theEword

    Twitter and Amazon have created an integrated service which allows any user of the social media platform to add items they want to buy to their Amazon shopping cart using special hashtags.

  • Danielle Middleton, Journalist Snapchat rolls out changes to service
    Posted - 2nd May 2014 in Social Media
    by Danielle Middleton, for theEword

    Snapchat has revealed its largest update so far, with changes including texting and video services rolling out to users over the last 24 hours.

  • Lauren Knowles, Journalist Google updates its Webmaster Guidelines
    Posted - 1st May 2014 in SEO
    by Lauren Knowles, for theEword

    Google has updated its Webmaster Guidelines to include examples of sneaky redirects, helping webmasters to recognise the types of redirects that are prohibited.

  • Martin Lindley, Journalist Matt Cutts reveals the Google title tag policy
    Posted - 30th April 2014 in SEO
    by Martin Lindley, for theEword

    In a video posted online, Matt Cutts reveals the criteria Google uses to assess title tags and to discover whether they are suitable to use in search results.

  • Rachel Hand, Journalist Samsung reports a decline in mobile phone sales
    Posted - 29th April 2014 in Internet News
    by Rachel Hand, for theEword

    Samsung is pinning its hopes on the new Galaxy S5 to boost sales in Q2 2014, after its latest earnings release showed a 4 per cent decline in sales for its mobile division.

  • James Riches, Journalist Government search for Wikipedia source
    Posted - 28th April 2014 in Internet News
    by James Riches, for theEword

    A government investigation has been launched to try and find those responsible for a series of offensive additions to Wikipedia pages concerning the Hillsborough disaster, which were shown to have been made using computers within Whitehall.

  • Lauren Knowles, Journalist Pinterest introduces Guided Search
    Posted - 25th April 2014 in Social Media
    by Lauren Knowles, for theEword

    Pinterest has added the smart search tool Guided Search in order to help users efficiently navigate through the app and find pins that are relevant to their interests.

  • Danielle Middleton, Journalist Facebook shares exceed expectations in Q1
    Posted - 24th April 2014 in Internet News
    by Danielle Middleton, for theEword

    Facebook has paid attention to the shift in how its users access the site, and invested heavily in mobile advertising in an effort to boost revenue.

  • Rachel Hand, Journalist Google announces several new AdWords innovations
    Posted - 23rd April 2014 in PPC
    by Rachel Hand, for theEword

    Google has unveiled several new AdWords features aimed at app marketers and enterprise users, in what it calls the 'future of AdWords'.

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