SearchCap: The Day In Search, September 21, 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:

  • Facebook To Allow Users To Delete Search Activity

    Facebook announced users will soon be able to delete their search activity under their “Activity Log.” The feature is being released over the next couple weeks to all Facebook users. Currently, Facebook users are able to delete other activity, like status updates, under the Activity Log. Now, Facebook will be allowing you to do the [...]

  • Search In Pics: Google Irish Dragonboat Race, Disqus Swag & Chrome Obsession

    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. Google Racing In Irish Dragonboat: Source: Google+ Disqus Summer Swag: Source: Twitter Google Keyboard Wall Logo: [...]

  • 6 Easy Ways To Improve Your Site’s Navigation

    Just about every website has some form of navigation. Unfortunately, not every website’s navigation is good. Most of the time, a website’s navigation is put together by Web designers who know a lot about making pretty websites, but very little about marketing a website or creating a website built for the customer. Just because your [...]

  • How To: Google Analytics Installation For Novices & Beginners

    If you’re an intermediate to advanced Google Analytics user, this article will probably be of little interest to you personally. I suggest you bookmark it anyway as a reference for clients or friends who are just starting out with Analytics. As a long-time agency employee, I see many clients, prospects and even casual acquaintances with [...]

  • Apple Asks For Patience, Would It Block A Google Maps App?

    Apple is taking a painful public beating right now on its new mapping app. Some people are even starting to get a bit hysterical over some of its failings. It’s turning into the iPhone 5′s version of “antennagate.” Indeed, much more negative publicity might cause some “fence sitters” to hold off on upgrading or buying [...]

  • Google Upgrades Their Rich Snippets Testing Tool To Better Reflect Display In Search Results

    Google has renamed its rich snippets testing tool in webmaster tools to Structured Data, improved it to better reflect what the search result will actually look like and has expanded the types of structured data supported. Google first launched rich snippets — enhanced markup of search results — in 2009 and has been adding the types [...]

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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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