Google staff share stories of living at work

Posted - 15th September 2014 in Internet News

Googlers claim to have lived in company car parks for over a year.

by James Riches

Google announces delivery drone development

Posted - 1st September 2014 in Internet News

Google has released a video which shows a prototype delivery drone dropping off dog food to a farm in Australia.

by Dan Moores

You will not believe what Facebook just said

Posted - 26th August 2014 in Internet News

The social media giant has pledged to reduce the number of click-bait headlines that appear in the News Feed.

by Martin Lindley

Employee diversity report released by Apple

Posted - 13th August 2014 in Internet News

Apple joins Facebook, Google and Twitter in releasing a detailed report about the company's ethnic and gender diversity.

by Dan Moores

Facebook Messenger users face delete dilemma

Posted - 12th August 2014 in Internet News

One camp fears the app's data use has gone too far, the other says such fears stem from a misunderstanding.

by Martin Lindley

Andreessen Horowitz invests $50m in Buzzfeed

Posted - 11th August 2014 in Internet News

BuzzFeed has announced a $50 million investment from Californian venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.

by Dan Moores

OkCupid defends experimenting on humans

Posted - 29th July 2014 in Internet News

The dating website's founder says that this is how websites work.

by Martin Lindley

Company cultures must change for digital transformation

Posted - 22nd July 2014 in Internet News

Expert report shows that companies believe changing their culture is the biggest challenge ahead.

by Martin Lindley

Google announces Project Zero security team

Posted - 16th July 2014 in Internet News

Google has assembled a new security team, Project Zero, which will find and fix software vulnerabilities.

by Dan Moores

Google Ventures to invest in European start-ups

Posted - 11th July 2014 in Internet News

Google Ventures is opening a new office in London and plans to invest $100 million in Europe's entrepreneurs.

by James Riches

YouTube blames ISPs for slow buffering

Posted - 7th July 2014 in Internet News

YouTube insists slow buffering isn't their fault, and has placed the blame on internet service providers.

by Dan Moores

Google unveils VR gadget

Posted - 26th June 2014 in Internet News

Google ventures in virtual reality at I/O 2014 with head piece and app set, Cardboard.

by Danielle Middleton

Google Glass on sale in the UK

Posted - 24th June 2014 in Internet News

Search engine focuses on developer interest as critics question the usefulness of the device in its present form.

by Martin Lindley

UK music chart to include streaming

Posted - 23rd June 2014 in Internet News

Figures for sites such as Spotify and Napster will be incorporated into the charts from July 6.

by James Riches

Google introduces Made with Code initiative

Posted - 19th June 2014 in Internet News

Google has lauched the initiative to inspire and encourage more females to code.

by Lauren Knowles

YouTube to remove videos from indie music labels

Posted - 18th June 2014 in Internet News

Videos from indie music labels will be blocked if they don't sign up to the subscription service.

by Rachel Hand

Feedly suffers from second DDoS attack

Posted - 13th June 2014 in Internet News

The RSS reader has had to pull its service in order to remedy the situation.

by Lauren Knowles

Google acquires Skybox Imaging satellite company

Posted - 11th June 2014 in Internet News

The search giant splurges $500m on Skybox Imaging's high definition, low cost satellites.

by Rachel Hand

Google to flag right to be forgotten search removals

Posted - 10th June 2014 in Internet News

The search giant wants to show a notification similar to a Digital Millennium Copyright Act removal.

by Martin Lindley

Cyber crime costing 265 billion pounds a year

Posted - 9th June 2014 in Internet News

Findings from the Center for Strategic and International studies have shed light on the global economic impact of cyber crime.

by James Riches

Facebook talks about organic reach drop

Posted - 6th June 2014 in Internet News

The social media giant says this is not an attempt to make more money from ads.

by Martin Lindley

Apple buys Dre Beats

Posted - 29th May 2014 in Internet News

Apple buys Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine's music software company Beats Electronics in a $3bn deal.

by Danielle Middleton

Skype unveils real-time translation feature

Posted - 28th May 2014 in Internet News

Microsoft says the instant audio translation service for video calls will launch before the end of 2014.

by Rachel Hand

Google reveals tablet with 3D camera

Posted - 27th May 2014 in Internet News

Reports say prototypes of the device could be available as soon as June.

by Martin Lindley

Google tables $1 billion Twitch offer

Posted - 20th May 2014 in Internet News

Google wants to pair up the popular gaming service with YouTube.

by James Riches

Facebook joins the race to forget

Posted - 19th May 2014 in Internet News

The rise of temporary messages and transient information is on the radar for big tech firms.

by Martin Lindley

Google Glass enters open beta

Posted - 15th May 2014 in Internet News

Google says the testing will allow more users to try and therefore improve the device.

by Martin Lindley

EU court rules on right to be forgotten in SERPs

Posted - 14th May 2014 in Internet News

Landmark ruling means Google must amend search results if a member of the public requests it.

by Rachel Hand

Mozilla VP says Firefox will test sponsored tabs

Posted - 12th May 2014 in Internet News

Johnathan Nightingale suggests that user feedback is essential to the process, and that no money will be made from the initial testing phase.

by James Riches

Internet giants argue FCC plans

Posted - 8th May 2014 in Internet News

Google, Amazon and Facebook suggest FCC plans for future could be a "grave threat to the Internet".

by Danielle Middleton

Google Plus zooms in on images

Posted - 17th December 2012 in Design, Facebook, Google, Internet News, Online Marketing, Social Media, Social Networking

Images are at the heart of online communities - and therefore an essential part of digital success.

by Liane Baddeley

UK's September search story

Posted - 27th September 2012 in Google, Internet News, Search News

Find out what the UK has been searching for online this month, including royal photos, social media hoaxes and the new iPhone 5.

by James Riches

Google, simplicity and research

Posted - 31st August 2012 in Design, Google, Internet, Internet News, Search News, SEO

Is Google's focus on simplicity and popular content making it hard to find obscure information?

by Liane Baddeley

Google spring cleaning continues

Posted - 17th July 2012 in Google, Internet News

Google's July spring clean waves goodbye to Google Video and iGoogle, among others.

by Liane Baddeley

Google Plus Local offers new social angle

Posted - 19th June 2012 in Design, Google, Internet News, Search News, SEO, Social Media

Google+ Local may be the key to making Google+ a genuinely useful service.

by Liane Baddeley

Google Knowledge Graph: Changing the face of search results

Posted - 22nd May 2012 in SEO, Design, Internet News, Google, Search News

Knowledge Graph results for comedian and actor Eddie Izzard are shown on the rightOn 16 May 2012, ..

by Liane Baddeley

Wikipedia reveals differences between Google and Bing

Posted - 10th May 2012 in SEO, Internet News, Google, Search News

Source: Conductor.comDespite a study in February 2012 indicating that Wikipedia pages appear in 99 ..

by Liane Baddeley

Mobile web or Responsive Web Design?

Posted - 21st February 2012 in Design, Mobile Marketing, Internet News, Browsers

Same goal, different methodA boom in mobile technology in recent years means that the internet can ..

by Chris Au

Google+ first impressions - better than Facebook?

Posted - 15th July 2011 in Social Media, Internet News, Google, Social Networking, Facebook

Is Google+ better than Facebook?That's the question being asked by everyone in social media ..

by Richard Frost

The growth of long tail and Google Instant

Posted - 16th February 2011 in SEO, Internet News, Online Marketing, Google, Internet, Search News, Manchester

More people are searching for long tailsLong tails are less competitive and more likely to ..

by Richard Frost

theEweekly Wrap - Schmidt, Facebook Places and Yahoo

Posted - 20th August 2010 in SEO, PPC, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Online Marketing, Google, Twitter, Social Networking, Facebook

Schmidt on the social Google boss Eric Schmidt shared a warning with social media users this week, ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Android, Google and Twitter

Posted - 13th August 2010 in Design, Mobile Marketing, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Google, Twitter, Search News, Technology, Microsoft, Apple, Browsers

Android uprisingApple's iPhone woes continued this week after statistics revealed that ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Social media, Google Wave, Google AdWords

Posted - 6th August 2010 in SEO, PPC, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Online Marketing, Google, Twitter

On the social clockEmployers in the UK will be taking a long look at their staff's internet history ..

by Tom Mason

Social Media. Sorted.

Posted - 29th July 2010 in Copywriting, Internet News, Online Marketing, Twitter, Internet, Social Networking, Team News, Technology, Client News, Viral Marketing, Manchester

Social media marketing is important to us here at theEword. We know the discipline may be ..

by Richard Frost

theEweekly Wrap - Social media sorted, Facebook and Yahoo

Posted - 23rd July 2010 in SEO, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Search News, Facebook, Yahoo

Social Media ManchestertheEword unveiled the 'Social Media. Sorted' event this week. Hosted in ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Tweetdeck, Google and Facebook

Posted - 16th July 2010 in SEO, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Online Marketing, Google, Twitter, Facebook

Tweetdeck triumphTweetdeck, the social media monitoring software surpassed 15 million desktop ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Apple, Google and Facebook

Posted - 25th June 2010 in SEO, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Online Marketing, Google, Search News, Facebook

Apple of the dayIt's been a massive week for iPhone news. With companies desperate to jump onto ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Google property, WordPress 3.0 and Twitter downtime

Posted - 18th June 2010 in SEO, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Google, Twitter, Search News

A place in the SERPsGoogle got onto the property ladder this week, launching its long-awaited ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Google, Apple and FourSquare

Posted - 14th June 2010 in SEO, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Google, Search News, Microsoft, Apple

Lick of paintGoogle annoyed nearly everyone in the SEO industry this week after revealing a new ..

by Tom Mason

Search engine results celebrities

Posted - 8th June 2010 in SEO, Internet News, Google, Search News, Viral Marketing, Yahoo

Yahoo announced today that they have signed up international football icon David Beckham for a new ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Paid links, Facebook and Apple

Posted - 27th May 2010 in SEO, Mobile Marketing, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Google, Facebook

Pay warGoogle got its war paint on this week in response to the news that a major UK newspaper was ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - theEword video diary, PPC jobs and Facebook

Posted - 14th May 2010 in PPC, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Online Marketing, Facebook

Diary of an SEO companyThis week theEword team started work on its very own video diary series. The ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Google changes, UK election, browser changes

Posted - 7th May 2010 in SEO, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Search News, Facebook, Microsoft

Spring SERPsGoogle continued its spring clean by revealing a host of new features on its SERPs and ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - SAScon, SEO copywriting and SM language

Posted - 30th April 2010 in Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Search News

SEO comes to ManchesterThe SEO Manchester community gather in the Bridgewater Hall this week for ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Google, Mobile Marketing, Apple

Posted - 23rd April 2010 in Mobile Marketing, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Google, Facebook

Spiderwebs A Google Webmaster Help thread has shed light on how often the search engine's spider ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Bebo, The Telegraph and Apple's iAd

Posted - 9th April 2010 in SEO, Mobile Marketing, Social Media, Internet News, Google

Bebo bye-byeBebo, the struggling social media network, is in danger of being closed down after AOL ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - MySpace, marketing and internet privacy

Posted - 1st April 2010 in SEO, PPC, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Online Marketing, Google

Don't stop believingFlagging social network MySpace has teamed up with hit US drama Glee in an ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Google and China, Twitter spam and Yahoo mobile

Posted - 25th March 2010 in SEO, Mobile Marketing, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Google, Twitter

Google's gambleGoogle followed through on its threat to stop censoring results from the Chinese ..

by Tom Mason

theEweekly Wrap - Manchester Masters, Foursquare and Facebook

Posted - 19th March 2010 in SEO, Social Media, Internet News, Weekly Wrap, Online Marketing, Google, Facebook

Sorry to see you McC-leaveToday marks the departure of Rick Roberts and Emily McCleave, the two ..

by Tom Mason

Happy birthday dotcom

Posted - 15th March 2010 in Internet News, Internet

Today marks the silver anniversary of the internet and 25-years ago, the first dotcom name was ..

by Tom Mason