SearchCap: The Day In Search, March 19, 2010

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

From Search Engine Land:

  • Twitter Working On ‘Most Popular Tweets’ Search Project

    Twitter’s search team is working on a project to uncover the most popular tweets for any search query, but it’s unclear when or where the project might be implemented. Taylor Singletary, a Developer Advocate at Twitter, announced and described the project today in a post on the Twitter API Announcements group. The Search team is working on [...]

  • Will Google Leave China On April 10th Forever?

    Bloomberg News reports Google may be pulling out of China as soon as April 10th. Bloomberg then later added that if they do pull out, it will likely be “permanent.” Bloomberg News references reports from the China Business News paper, where they said Google will likely announce their plans to pull out officially on March [...]

  • Managing PPC Accounts: Improving Bounce Rates

    Paid advertising has morphed into so much more than buying some traffic until your SEO can sustain your site. There are now software programs that can create a unique landing page for (thousands of) keywords on the fly, specifically designed to address the keyword phrase the user typed into the query box and the ad [...]

  • John Battelle On The Future Of Search

    As soon as I decided I wanted to explore the question of where search was going, I knew sooner or later I had to talk to John Battelle. John wrote what I still consider the definitive look at the industry, The Search, in 2005. Since then, in addition to running Federated Media, he has continued [...]

  • Google Will Let Web Users Avoid Analytics Tracking

    With privacy concerns over various Google products seemingly cropping up every week, the company said today that it will soon let web users opt-out of being tracked by its popular Google Analytics software. The news comes in a blog post today that says a browser-based plugin will be available “globally … in the coming weeks.” Over the [...]

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