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Yahoo Is Now The Default Search Provider For Firefox!

Nov 20, 2014 | 1,097 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Yahoo and Mozilla have recently made an announcement regarding a “strategic five-year partnership that makes Yahoo the default search experience for Firefox in the United States on mobile and desktop.” Both the companies also added that they will seek to explore other potential and possible “future product integrations and distribution opportunities to other markets.”

Google Introduces Mobile-friendly Labels in Mobile Search Results!

Nov 19, 2014 | 971 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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After spending months on testing, Google has officially launched the Mobile-friendly label in mobile search results. It is an effort to help the searchers know which websites have mobile friendly versions and which one do not have, while they are performing a Google search on their mobiles.

Google News Publishers Now Need to Submit Editors’ Picks Feed Through Publisher Center!

Nov 14, 2014 | 1,022 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Eases on Submission of Editors’ Picks Feed: Google News Publishers can Now Do it via Publisher Center

Stacie from Google News team has revealed about the new way by which Google News publishers can submit their Google News Editors’ Picks feed to Google News team. On the Google News Help forum, Stacie told that submission can be done via Google News Publisher Center.

Instagram Adds Ability to Edit Caption, Also Improves People Search!

Nov 11, 2014 | 741 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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How many times have you published a picture on Instagram and after a couple of hours realized that the caption looks out of the place? To change the caption, you had to delete the picture, which means erasing all the comments & likes generated.

Instagram has announced a few new updates and improvement which surely will delight you. One of the best is that you can now edit the caption while leaving everything else unchanged.

Apple Now Lets Businesses Add & Edit Listings on Apple Maps with the Free Service!

Oct 27, 2014 | 1,273 views | by Ritu Sharma
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For two years, there was no way to personally add or edit Apple Maps listing. Apple has recently notified us of a new service portal that is intended to let business owners and their authorized reps to rapidly and effectively add content into Apple Maps. Users can now add their business to Apple Maps in case it is not there and claim or edit listings there if needed. This can be done for free through Apple Maps Connect.

Google Rolls Out Mobile Warnings for Flash Sites Globally!

Oct 9, 2014 | 1,052 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Just a few months ago Google had issued warnings to mobile searchers in the US that if they are trying to open a page on their mobile devices which uses flash, it may not work on their phones.

On Oct 7th, Google’s Pierre Far announced on Google+ that the warning is now being rolled out globally along with the language support to ensure that the message is displayed to users in their language.

SEMPO to Draft Search Engine Marketing Code of Ethics – Calls for Search Congress!

Oct 4, 2014 | 1,773 views | by Ritu Sharma
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The search engine marketing organization SEMPO is inviting search engine marketers to participate in proposed "Search Congress" to create and enforce search engine marketing code of ethics for North America. An organizational meeting will be held during Pubcon Las Vegas in the upcoming week to discuss the proposed initiative.

According to the announcement, the Search Congress delegates proposed for creation of code of ethics must be nominated by a search engine marketing organization. They must meet the following criteria:

Top 10 Digital Marketing Articles of this Week: September 26, 2014!

Sep 26, 2014 | 1,611 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Here we come again with our list of this week's best articles on digital marketing that we found across the Internet. These have been categorized into content marketing, social media, search engine optimization, email marketing and link building. Have a look at them and we are sure you will love going through them.

Content Marketing

Google Introduces Structured Snippets in Search Results!

Sep 23, 2014 | 1,564 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has introduced Structured Snippets which is a new feature that incorporates facts into individual result snippets in Web Search. This announcement was made on the Google Research Blog yesterday.

Google will display snippets of data which is relevant to the query within the search results’ snippets. The data is powered by the Knowledge Graph. Given below is a screen shot to explain what exactly does it look like.

Now Create a Google Account without the Compulsion of Connecting it to Google+

Sep 20, 2014 | 2,291 views | by Ritu Sharma
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It is no longer mandatory for new users to sign up for Google+ while creating a new Google account, but they can still choose to do so if they want. It was earlier this month that Google began to show a “No thanks” option for Google+ profile creation to users who were signing up for Gmail or other Google products. Without making much noise about the change, Google chose to silently discard the mandatory integration. Lary Kim was the first to notice and talk about this in the WordStream blog.