SearchCap: The Day In Search, March 1, 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:

  • Bing Testing New, Google-y Local Search Results

    If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the folks at Bing Local are paying Google a very nice compliment with a new display for local search results that looks quite a bit like what Google often shows. As first spotted by, Bing’s new local search results no longer consistently show a “pack” of [...]

  • Google Is Watching You (Or Not): New Privacy Policy Takes Effect Today

    With several governments and regulatory bodies around the world saying that Google’s new privacy policy may violate their domestic rules (Europe, Japan), it goes into effect today. Advocacy group EPIC has been trying to block it saying that the consolidated privacy policy violates Google’s earlier settlement with the FTC in the Buzz case/investigation. However that [...]

  • Day Two: Search Marketing Expo West 2012 Live Blog Recap

    SMX West day two is just about over and I wanted to post the live blogging I have found throughout the day. Here are some of the sessions that were live blogged today. Beyond The Google AdWords Tool: Advanced Keyword Research Tactics, Building Buzz On Facebook: Getting Liked & Shared, Search Engine Roundtable Building [...]

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Search News From Around The Web:

Applications & Portal Features

Business Issues

Local, Maps & Mobile

Link Building


SEM Industry


Social Media

Video, Music & Image Search

Web Analytics

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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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