Google recently began displaying flash warnings to mobile users within the search results in US English. This was supposedly expanded on a global scale earlier in October, when Pierre Far from Google made the announcement regarding the flash warnings on his personal page in Google+.

Google recently announced on Google+ that it will be renaming a few columns within Google AdWords. The search engine giant has made this announcement at a forum discussion which was recently centered on this topic.

It also reported that this naming convention has a high level of consistency with Google Analytics. During the forum discussion, Google declared that,”three of the Google Analytics reporting columns in AdWords will be re-named to match the corresponding column names in Google Analytics.”

Facebook appears to be revamping its presentation of the reviews of pages for local places. This is alongside the accompanying scores in the 5 star rating system. The procedure for letting people post ratings and reviews in the page remains the same, but the look has changed.

Last month, Google introduced a new and improved sitelinks search box within search results that made it easier for users to access content on the website directly through site-search page. It has now announced that the feature can be disabled completely by the Webmaster, following Google’s latest move.

Google's launch of its fresh Gmail “Inbox” feature recently has had some good results, as the reports Gmail users can now access their inbox through a Google Now or even a web search.

As per the, these search terms caused Gmail inboxes and messages to show up in search results:

  • gmail inbox
  • get inbox
  • my inbox
  • inbox from gmail

Google has recently updated its Guidelines for Webmasters. This is going to impact sites which are blocking JavaScript or CSS files. The Google Webmaster Central Blog 2014/10/ has announced that the indexing system has been updated to function more in a manner similar to a modern browser. This includes having active CSS and JavaScript. Therefore, websites blocking CSS or Javascript may now have to experience changes in the indexing system as a result of this.

Regardless of a minimal decline during Q3 2014, Facebook has still managed to garner about nearly one-quarter of the social referrals to over 300,000 international websites as reported by Shareaholic. The content amplification online platform's recent report points to these findings.

Facebook saw its total share of social referrals fall by 4.41% during Q3, but its totals were four times higher than that of Pinterest, its closest contender, according to Shareaholic.

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.

In the month of September this year, Mediative carried out its newest eye-tracking research called "The Evolution of Google's Search Engine Results Pages and Their Effects on User Behavior.” As part of this study, research subjects performed many Google searches using desktop PCs. All the research participants received the same Google SERP regardless of what the search query was.

Bing Ads has finally made managing multiple accounts on the platform easier for the advertisers. A long requested feature “Accounts Summary” is Bing’s answer to Google AdWords My Client Center/MCC.

Advertising professionals and agencies managing multiple Bing Ad accounts can use Accounts Summary to toggle between accounts and obtain a performance metrics overview for around as many as 2,000 accounts.

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