SearchCap: The Day In Search, October 5, 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 Now Handpicks News Writers For Its Social Sidebar

    Bing is dipping its toes into a form of what Google calls “authorship” with today’s announcement that news writers are now being featured in Bing’s Social Sidebar. U.S.-based searchers can now see journalists appearing in the “People Who Know” section of the Bing sidebar. These authors are often mixed in with those who appeared in [...]

  • Search In Pics: Peter Gabriel At Google, Google+ Party & Google Bus

    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. Peter Gabriel Visits Google: Source: Flickr A Google Bus: Source: Google+ A Google+ Party: Source: Flickr [...]

  • The EMD Update: Like Panda & Penguin, Expect Further Refreshes To Come

    Last week, Google announced the EMD Update, a new filter that tries to ensure that low-quality sites don’t rise high in Google’s search results simply because they have search terms in their domain names. Similar to other filters like Panda, Google says EMD will be updated on a periodic basis. Those hit by it may [...]

  • Study: 43 Percent Of Total Google Search Queries Are Local

    Ad network Chitika has just released some new data — you’re seeing it here first — that compares local search volumes on Google, Yahoo and Bing. The study examined both PC and mobile traffic to determine an overall number. Chitika looked at “millions of online ad impressions seen between September 21st and 27th, 2012.” To [...]

  • SMX East 2012 Live Blogging Coverage: Day Three

    The final day of our Search Marketing Expo East in New York City is now over and we have complied a list of live blogging throughout the day. Below is a listing of blog posts we have found covering SMX East today. Advanced Keyword Research Tactics – SMX East 2012, BruceClay.com Live from MarketingProfs B2B: [...]

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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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