SearchCap: The Day In Search, March 11, 2014

scap240pxBelow is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • Yahoo Search App Gets iOS 7 Design Upgrade & More Yahoo has pushed out a new update to their iOS Yahoo Search app in the Apple App Store. The new update is version 3.0 and touts a new minimalistic design to match the iOS 7 design themes. Yahoo said in the release notes: New minimalist design puts the focus on your results so you can […]
  • Better Data, Public Transit Coming To Apple Maps In iOS 8 According to unnamed sources cited by 9to5mac, Apple’s forthcoming iOS 8 will see a number of improvements to its mapping product across platforms. The site says the next Apple mobile OS will offer: Better and more complete points of interest and business data Public transit information and directions (rolling out first to major US cities) […]
  • How 90s HTML Coding Will Save The SEO World In 2014 A surprising blast from the coding past has been making a comeback via SEO, and is frequently making its way into the core of advanced responsive design thinking: the humble sprite.
  • It’s Conference Season! 5 Ways To Build Links At Events Spring brings more than just a (long-awaited) reprieve from this intense winter we’ve been having. It means conference season is upon us, which means a (much-needed) break away from our computer shackles for some good ol’ fashioned networking. It’s also a perfect time to build links. Yes, conferences are a fantastic opportunity to build links. […]
  • Google Now Targeting Italian & Spanish Link Spammers Less than a month after Google targeted Polish link spammers and German link spammers, Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts announced that the company is targeting more countries. Cutts announced warnings to Spanish and Italian webmasters and SEOs not to use unnatural links to promote their sites. He posted both announcements on Twitter and […]
  • Google Debuts AdWords Consumer Ratings Annotations In US, UK & Canada Today, Google announced the roll out of Consumer Ratings Annotations in AdWords. The annotations spotlight strongly rated aspects of an advertiser’s business such as customer service, a rewards program or shipping practices in search ads. Along with Review Extensions and Seller Ratings, Google now offers a trifecta of options for displaying customer feedback in search […]
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About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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