In the backdrop of the recent ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding the Right to be Forgotten, a new website has emerged called “Hidden From Google.” The website displays some of the censored search terms, links, and their source.

Hidden from Google New Website Challenges Right to be Forgotten by Archiving Censored Links!

The link building tactics employed by SEOs have changed largely over the years. SEOs are cutting on their link budgets to focus on other areas. While only 81% say they have increased their spending on link building over the past 12 months 73% say they will look to increase spend on link building in the next year.

Link Building1 Weekly Infographic: How Link Building Efforts and Spend are Declining over Time?

Google has finally launched the Google Analytics app for iPhone and iPod Touch. The app  has been launched two years after the launch of the beta version of the mobile app. It provides the same data on your mobile device which is available at the web dashboard like visits, page views, sources and user behavior insights.

 Google Launches Google Analytics App for iOS Users!

 Google Launches Google Analytics App for iOS Users!


Bing has released its Right to be Forgotten form for European users, six weeks after Google. Bing has asked users to fill an online form in four parts for blocking search results on Bing in response to their name search.

You have to fill in your name, place of residence as well as the details of the pages to be blocked. The form also asks you whether you are a public figure or a role involving safety, trust or leadership.

Pinterest has updated its category pages with an entirely new selection of related interests. You can also follow certain categories for getting Pins from other users with the same interests right at your home feed.

Pinterest Category1 Follow Your Interests with New Category Pages on Pinterest!

Google has added new translation tools, making it even easier for the users. You can now edit translation search terms, change languages, or hear the translations directly within search.

As @WilliamHarvey tipped, Google now displays a quick search option for choosing the languages or entering text through a dynamic knowledge graph box as displayed in the screen shot below

Google search translation feature Hear your Translations within Search with New Google Translation Tools!

Facebook has given advertisers a better way to manage their accounts on the go on mobile devices by launching the mobile ad manager. Marketers would be able to access the Facebook app on iOS, Android and mobile site. The social networking giant announced the launch on its Facebook for business page.

Facebook Ads Manager Facebook Introduces Ads Manager for Mobile Devices!

Google has now launched a free app for iOS and Android devices for AdWords Express in the US. The AdWords Express was introduced three years ago to help local businesses in creating effective campaigns.

Advertisers can use the AdWords Express app to run their business on the go. AdWords Express has helped businesses perform in a better way. The calls that the advertiser receive can be tracked back to their ad with the call reporting feature.

Google has updated its robots.txt tool in Webmaster Tools to make it easier to maintain and make robots.txt files.

robots.txt file Test robots.txt Files with the Updated robots.txt testing tool!

Now Webmasters can see the robots.txt file and even test new URLs to check whether they're disallowed for crawling. The new tool will also highlight a specific directive that led to the final decision to guide your way through complicated directives. Webmasters can now test and make changes in the file by simply uploading the new version of the file to their server to make the changes take effect before making the file live.

Cavario, Inc. recently released its quarterly report called “Global Paid Search Spend Analysis” for Q2 of 2014. With an increase of 98% in spend year over year and 6% increase quarter over quarter globally, the star of the findings was mobile online advertising. The mobile search advertising accounted for 25% of the total advertising spend worldwide.

Media Spend by Device Mobile Paid Search Spend Increases by 98% over the Previous Year!