SearchCap: The Day In Search, February 10, 2012

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

From Search Engine Land:

  • Now, Mitt Romney Has A Santorum-Like Bing & Google Problem

    Perhaps Google may finally have to figure out a “fix” for Rick Santorum’s “Google Problem,” now that an anti-Romney site is making it appear that anyone can rank any protest page for any politician’s name. Bing has the same problem, but no one ever seems to care about that. Spreading Romney I was pretty surprised [...]

  • Search In Pics: Google Sugar Cube, Yahoo Valentines & Chrome M&M’s

    In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more. Valentines Day At Yahoo: Source: Flickr A Google Bike: Source Google+ Google Fix It Sign (Chrome [...]

  • Google Moves Away From Large Navigation Drop Down Menu

    A few months ago, Google introduced a new navigation bar that was black and very large. It was part of the Google+ changes across Google’s properties. Last night, Google announced yet another change to that top bar navigation. The most noticeable change is that most of the main search options are back at the top, [...]

  • Google Analytics Update To Organic Reports

    As many of you know, organic traffic is auto-populated in Google Analytics reports using a default search engine list curated by Google. It is also possible to add smaller search engines manually into the tracking code snippet, using the _addOrganic method; but it’s nicer when Google does it for us. Every once in a while, the [...]

  • Bing Now A Full Point Ahead Of Yahoo In Search Share — comScore

    Today comScore reported January search share figures for the US market. We restrained ourselves this month, not posting on this subject before the official release, given the error that happened last time through one of the financial analyst firms and their early release of the data. Google gained share vs. last month. However, the big [...]

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