SearchCap: The Day In Search, October 24, 2008

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: Jimmy Buffett At Google, Vint Cerf Mad Scientist, & Halloween At Google
    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. Jimmy Buffett performs at Google: Google’s Vint Cerf looks like a mad scientist here: Google Chrome Banner in Taipei [...]
  • Google Adds Fighter Jet To Air Fleet
    A New (Fighter) Jet for Google’s Founders? from the New York Times reports Google has added a new jet to their fleet of Boeings. The new Jet is actually a fighter jet, commonly known as an Alpha Jet. This jet has rights to land at Moffett Field, like the others. NASA told [...]
  • Gmail Adds Emoticons, Canned Responses & Updates Mobile Client
    The Gmail team has been busy over the last few days. They have added emoticons to mail messages, created a new labs project for canned responses and updated their mobile client for J2ME-supported phones and Blackberry devices. The emoticons are new to Gmail messages, but not new to Google Talk. Google has not only [...]
  • Search Stats You Need to Know (Sept 08) & Build A Banner In Minutes
    In The Trenches is a weekly spotlight of tips, tricks, and news about the tools search engine marketing professionals use to give them a leg up on the competition. Today: news from the search engines, today’s in-depth look: search stats you need to know (September 2008), Google’s new, free display ad builder, and this [...]
  • Wagging the Long-Tailed Dog: Search Behavior & The Economy
    As the head of a search agency, I admit that I was somewhat bemused at first by this whole financial crisis we’re having. Don’t get me wrong; I don’t like seeing people suffer, and it hurts to see the impact that a slowing economy is having on many of my friends and neighbors. But as [...]

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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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