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Topic: Mobile search

Google Search Results Have a Whole New Look Now That Tweets Have Arrived

Twitter finds way to grow audience, starting with mobile search

The Google-Twitter partnership is now live, with tweets showing up in mobile search results today. The rivals have gotten closer in recent months as Twitter looks for a bigger audience…

Now It's Official: More Google Searches Are Coming From Mobile Than Desktop

How the tipping point affects ads

Following years of speculation about the demise of desktop-based search, Google is officially announcing today that for the first time, more searches come from smartphones and tablets than from laptops and…

Google's Mobile Update Has Websites Worried About Search Rankings on Phones

'Mobilegeddon' for some sites might mean better user experience

Google is about to release an algorithm update that could affect mobile traffic, the new lifeblood of the Internet for many websites. The tweaks to its search recipe could help…

Facebook Could Map Out Local Search, Ads With Waze Deal

Social network in talks with driving app, per reports

Facebook is mapping out an acquisition of crowdsourced traffic navigation mobile app Waze, according to reports from three Israeli publications and confirmed by TechCrunch. A Facebook spokesperson said the company doesn’t…

Google Enhances AdWords, Possibly Correcting Mobile Ad Rates

Changes enable more agile bidding, creative, measurement

During Google’s earnings call last month, CEO Larry Page said he’s not sure when the company's mobile ad rates will equate with its desktop ad rates—or if they will ever…

Google Finally Crosses $50 Billion Annual Revenue Mark

Company begins to reverse CPC declines, mobile pricing stabilizing

Last year Google finally crossed the $50 billion mark, growing 32 percent from 2011 to close 2012 with $50.2 billion in annual revenue. Search and display advertising are likely the…

Holiday Retail Season Was Very Merry for Google

New Product Listings Ads buoy search giant, per Adobe study, though mobile still undervalued

Google will report its fourth-quarter earnings next Tuesday, but Adobe has just released a report suggesting that the search giant had a very merry holiday season, with retailers stuffing Google’s…

Marketers Gush, Speculate Over Facebook's Graph Search

Mobile, intent data hold largest potential, agency execs say

Marketers have been awaiting a Facebook search product for a while, and on Tuesday Facebook finally delivered it with Graph Search. Like baseball prep star, agency execs considered the product…

Yahoo Unveils New Search Browser

Syncs across desktop, iPad, iPhone

Despite outsourcing its search results to Bing, Yahoo maintains that it is still very much in the search game technology-wise. To prove as much, over the last six months the…

Google Drops Knowledge (Graph) on Search

First step toward next generation of search, says company

Essential as search is to digital marketing--search received 47 percent of the $31.7 billion spent on online advertising in 2011, according to the Interactive Advertising Bureau and Pricewaterhouse Coopers—it's not…

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