Google Chrome home page is being penalized by Google because of its sponsored post campaign
in 2012 to promote their Chrome browser, produced posts that were against its guidelines for “thin content” and possibly those against purchasing links.
We found out the truth about what had happened a day later via Google. Google . Search Engine Land was told by Google:
Google never offered anything beyond online advertising. Since these types of promotions can be opaque and not in the users’ best interest, we have avoided paying for sponsorships. Now, we are looking into what steps to take to prevent this from happening again.
Google decided to take manual action and demolished the Google Chrome homepage. Google Chrome’s home page was removed from search results for “browser”
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2022 Health causes, “sexual orientation”, “religious practices, groups” and “political convictions, social issues and causes, causes, organisations and figures” were just a few of the targets that could be deprecated.
2020: Advertisers had to obtain the Microsoft Advertising Certified Professional certification (MACP), add a new Microsoft Advertising Account, or register in the Micorosft Advertising Partner Program.
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2020: Walmart Media Group has named the initial four advertising partners for sponsored search campaigns.
2019: Frederic Dubut is a senior program manager from Microsoft who works on Bing Search. He said that when creating a section of your robots.txt for the Bingbot crawler you need to make sure you list all default directives.
2018, Google was said to be considering selling Zagat’s reviews magazine. By March, the deal was completed when .
2014: How people eat at search engine companies. Who they talk to, their favorite foods, and what they own.
2013. The FTC closed the antitrust probe of Google after 19 months of intense investigation, political maneuvering and lobbying.
2013. Bing changed four Deep Links, which Bing calls Sitelinks. It pointing them at completely different domains. Also see:
2013 This new feature allows searchers to upload a picture of a person and Baidu will then attempt to return similar photos, along with the information about the individual.
2011: This illustrated guide demonstrated how Google tracks its users, and how DuckDuckGo doesn’t.
2011, YouTube and its parent Google were recognized as TV broadcasters in Italy under new rules set by the Italian Communications Authority. These rules also applied to all other video websites that offer content and ran ads.
2011, Android OS reaches 25.8% of the market, placing it in striking distance from Apple’s iOS. Chrome browser captures 10% of the market, which is a significant milestone.
2011, Last reminder to search marketers: Move your Yahoo Search Marketing account to Microsoft AdCenter.
2011, Facebook used to be a private business that made $2 billion per year from advertising.
2011: An examination of how different Android versions performed against each other and how they compare to the iPhone.
2008: Matt Marlon arrested after allegedly conning homeowners who were facing foreclosure to let the company take their houses.
2008: This guide will show you how to find stealthy search companies of that time.
2008: IAC Media and/or ASK Jeeves advertiser were eligible for a reimbursement of click fraud or any other incorrect or invalid clicks.
2008: This was the place for publishers who wanted to get started using AdSense.
2008: After 12 years, the world has said good-bye to Yahoo Picks Of The Week and Picks Of The Day.
2008: A text link was sent by the service that opened a mobile site with turn-by-turn directions and a map.
2008: The social search engine ChaCha launched a text-based mobile service, “textChaCha”, to help mobile users answer any questions they might have.
2007: Dash, an in-car navigation company, and Yahoo Local have announced a partnership to provide Yahoo Local content through Dash’s “Dash Express” portable device and system.
2007, Google wanted to hire more people faster and with less standard in terms of SAT scores and GPA. However, more attention was given to how applicants might fit into the company’s culture and work ethic.
2007 Google, Earthlink came within a few hours of negotiating an agreement to offer free internet access to San Francisco’s officials.
2007 Google appeared to be testing an AdSense feature which would allow publishers of AdSense to prevent ads appearing via keyword lists.
2007 Google and Apple were sued by Jonathan T. Taplin’s Intertainer over patent infringement. The 2005 patent covers the commercial distribution audio/video over the Internet.
2007, Google hired six advertising sales reps, each based in different areas of the U.S.
2007. The ad generated approximately 1,000 visits and drove 70% less pageviews than its PPC counterpart. It also spent 30% more time on the site, but his goal was the same registration rate as that of the PPC. Background:
2007, Microsoft spent money to promote its search engine against a rival.
2007 An error in robots.txt was displayed based upon Google’s cache URL and not the publisher URL.
2007 “Geeks show that they care” with this fun and creative service
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2022 Your competitors may be ranking higher than you. Ashley Segura, SMX Next spoke about how data analysis can be used to uncover those reasons and provide fresh content ideas that will help close the gap.
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