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Europeans Want Google To Forget Facebook And This Facebook Copycat

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 15:42
The sites Europeans want search engines to forgetWhen GoogleGoogle released its famed transparency report this month, it included a new category of disclosure: how many ‘forget this’ requests it has received from European citizens since they were granted the “right to be forgotten” in May. Google included a round-up of the ‘most forgotten’ sites. Though news organizations have made the most noise about their old articles being pulled from search results, the website being erased…

Google Tops New List Of The World's 100 Most In-Demand Employers

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 15:42
Google, Apple, and Facebook are known for offering attractive perks, great pay, and excellent workplace cultures — so it's no surprise that they're also three of the world's most sought-after places to work right now. That's according to a new ranking of the 100 most in-demand employers by LinkedIn. The third annual list, announced Tuesday at LinkedIn's Talent Connect conference in San Francisco, is based on an analysis of more than 35 billion interactions between…

Google, Facebook continue massive lobbying efforts in Q3

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 15:42
Google and Facebook continued to pour millions of dollars into federal political lobbying in the third quarter in attempts to influence U.S. lawmakers and have legislation written in their favor. Google spent US$3.94 million between July and September while Facebook spent $2.45 million, according to disclosure data published Tuesday. The only tech-related company to outspend Google was Comcast, which is trying to convince politicians to look favorably on a merger with Time Warner and spent…

Google Tops The List Of The World's 100 Most In-Demand Employers

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 14:41
Google, Apple, and Facebook are known for offering attractive perks, great pay, and excellent workplace cultures — so it's no surprise that they're also three of the world's most sought-after places to work right now. That's according to a new ranking of the 100 most in-demand employers by LinkedIn. The third annual list, announced Tuesday at LinkedIn's Talent Connect conference in San Francisco, is based on an analysis of more than 35 billion interactions between…

[#SESDENVER] Could Google+ Be the Future of SEO?

Monday, 20 October 2014 15:24
As Google's Hummingbird update places more weight on social signals for search rankings, Google+ could become more important for marketers looking to boost SEO. In an SES Denver panel discussion titled "Insights Into Future Search Trends," Merry Morud, social advertising director for aimClear, said that social signals have replaced links in importance for SEO. "In the old days of SEO, link-building was the ultimate, but with social, SEO becomes democratized, more of an aggregate of…

Does Google Want Magic Leap To Map The Great Indoors?

Monday, 20 October 2014 13:21
View photo. Google Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL) is rumored to be on the verge of a massive investment in Magic Leap, a virtual reality company that promises to redefine the VR industry. Some bloggers assume that this is Google's answer to Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) acquiring Oculus VR. That is certainly possible, but analysts think Google might have other plans for this intriguing technology. "Google is mapping the insides of buildings," Patrick Moorhead, president and principal…

The ‘Chinese Google’ Is Making Big Bucks Using AI to Target Ads

Monday, 20 October 2014 06:15
Andrew Ng. Ariel Zambelich/WIRED Deep learning can do many things. Tapping the power of hundreds or even thousands of computers, this new breed of artificial intelligence can help Facebook recognize people, words, and objects that appear in digital photos. It can help Google understand what you’re saying when you bark commands into an Android phone. And it can help Baidu boost the bottom line. The Chinese web giant now uses deep learning to target ads…

Google slows as Facebook catches up

Sunday, 19 October 2014 18:07
Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9 +Open the Internet BrowserClick Tools (or "gear" icon at top right hand corner) > Internet Options > Privacy > AdvancedCheck Override automatic cookie handlingFor First-party Cookies and Third-party Cookies click AcceptClick OK and OK

No 10: Web giants must take down terror videos...and hand over names of all jihadis

Saturday, 18 October 2014 18:49
Google, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft summoned to top-level summitWill be asked to hand over details about those posting extremist materialDowning Street wants information on who is radicalising British MuslimsBut companies said to be worried about being branded police informants ByAbul Taher for The Mail on Sunday Published: 17:31 EST, 18 October 2014 | Updated: 17:32 EST, 18 October 2014 6shares

30% Of Google Ad Conversions Happen On Mobile [STUDY] by @mattsouthern

Friday, 17 October 2014 18:28
Marin Software recently published the results of a study they conducted, showing smartphones and tablets account for 30% of conversions on Google ads. As mobile adoption grows, smartphones and tablets are taking more prominent roles in the customer buying journey… smartphones and tablets comprise about one third of ad conversions on Google and Facebook. The rise in ad conversions on mobile devices suggests consumers are becoming increasingly more comfortable using smartphones and tablets to complete…
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