SearchCap: The Day In Search, November 23, 2007

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

From Search Engine Land:

  • Search in Pictures: Yahoo Ping Pong, Google Ski Mask & Thanksgiving
    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….
  • YouTube Tips: How To Market Via YouTube
    The Secret Strategies Behind Many “Viral” Videos via TechCrunch has an obsoletely awesome list of tips and techniques to make your YouTube videos a success. Here is a quick run down of some of those tips:…
  • Google Webmaster Help & AdSense Help Support Staff
    The Google Webmaster Central Blog has provided us with a listing of all those Googlers who help answer questions in the Google Webmaster Central Group. They are proud to announce they can support people in 12 different languages. Here is the run down….
  • Google Adds “Selling Links” For PageRank To Link Schemes Page
    Google Blogoscoped reports Google has updated one of their help pages to include the words, “selling links,” when discussing link schemes. On the Why should I report paid links to Google? page, Google changed the document to add the words “selling links” through the page. So one line now reads:…
  • Plans On China Expansion
    IAC Looks to Expand Web Presence in China from the Wall Street Journal reports is planning on coming to China within two-years. Barry Diller said he plans on spending $100 million to bring to China. Diller told the Wall Street Journal, “We’ve certainly got enough capital to do…
  • Google Drops Videos For Products In Top Navigation
    Google Blogoscoped reports that Google has dropped the “video” link within the main top navigation at Google and replaced it with a “products” link. You can now find the “video” link by clicking on the “more” link, which will expand and show the video option at the far bottom of…
  • Wife Googles Husband, Discovers He Kept Lottery Win A Secret
    Miami woman sues missing husband for share of lottery win from the AP reports a husband was keeping a huge secret from his wife. The secret? He won $19 million in the Florida lottery jackpot! Donna Campbell is now suing her husband for half of his winnings, which turned out…
  • Thanksgiving Search Engine Logos & Off For The Day
    Search Engine Land is taking the Thanksgiving holiday off, and best wishes to all those celebrating today. We’ll be back with regular coverage tomorrow. Search engines are celebrating with special logos like those above. See the full-sized versions (including Yahoo’s animated one) and more special search logos in Search…

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Applications & Portal Features

Business Issues


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SEM Industry


Social Media

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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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