SearchCap: The Day In Search, June 6, 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: Yahoo Flower Art, Jewel Performs at Yahoo, Yahoo Happy Hour Box Hey Firefox – Let Us Pick Our Own Search Engine! So Firefox 3 has a new release […]

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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 Flower Art, Jewel Performs at Yahoo, Yahoo Happy Hour Box

  • Hey Firefox – Let Us Pick Our Own Search Engine!

    So Firefox 3 has a new release candidate making news, suggesting that the browser is nearly done. May I suggest that the browser is nowhere near being done until the Mozilla Foundation drops its favoritism to Google and allow users to pick their own default search engine? And that…

  • Hulu Embeds Search In The Video Player

    Hulu, trying to drive more video streams and ad views, has embedded a search box in the upper right of its syndicated video player, according to the Hulu blog. Search results appear on screen and when clicked initiate a new video stream in the player. Ads generally appear before the…

  • Social Networks In The UK: Security Isn’t A Problem & The Future’s Mobile

    Anyone reading newspapers, or watching the TV news in the UK over the last couple of months could be forgiven for thinking that, along with computer games, social networks posed a bigger threat to personal security than anything this side of a full on recession. Headlines have concentrated on the…

  • Google Maps For Mobile Adds Transit Directions

    Google Maps launched transit directions within Maps back in October of 2007. Now, Google Maps is bringing you that data directly in Google Maps for Mobile. Google Maps for Mobile version 2.2 brings bus and train schedules, prices, routes and directions directly on your mobile device. Here is a short…

  • Google Releases New AdWords Editor 6.0

    Google has announced the release of a new AdWords Editor, version 6.0, for both Mac and Windows. Here is a full list of changes, enhancements and bug fixes from version 5.0.1, as listed in the release notes:…

  • SEM News, “Google Tools, Part 4” & Quintura’s Search Cloud

    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, “Google Tools, Part 4” and this week’s free tips and tools….

  • Yahoo! SearchMonkey Enhanced Listings Available To Searchers

    As I reported last week, Yahoo SearchMonkey applications are now available to searchers. The Yahoo Search blog posted details last night, saying that searchers can now add SearchMonkey applications via either the gallery (which is in beta) or through promoted links from application developers or web sites. The gallery contains…

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Barry Schwartz
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Barry Schwartz is a Contributing Editor to Search Engine Land and a member of the programming team for SMX events. He owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry can be followed on Twitter here.

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