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The Week We Searched For- January 28, 2011

The Week We Searched For- January 28, 2011

Facebook and Google dominate the news this week, as Facebook introduced its new user-generated ad format and Google launched several new services. [...more]

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Integrating Facebook Comments into Facebook Ads

Integrating Facebook Comments into Facebook Ads

Facebook's new "Sponsored Stories" integrates the likes, updates, check-ins, and interactions from your friends and family into ads for popular brands. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- January 14, 2011

The Week We Searched For- January 14, 2011

In this week's news, Google faces legal problems at home and abroad, as the EU investigates Google's manipulation of search results and their deal with ITA hits a snag. [...more]

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What’s with all the hype about Quora?

What’s with all the hype about Quora?

Quora has received a lot of hype recently, but for those of us who aren't early adopters, it's hard to know what all the chatter is about. In this post, Grant Simmons helps explains why Quora has become so popular. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- January 7, 2011

The Week We Searched For- January 7, 2011

We start of 2011 with rumors of a coming Facebook IPO, a new Mac App Store, and a look into all the hype around Quora. [...more]

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The Year We Searched For 2010

The Year We Searched For 2010

2010 was an exciting year in search marketing. With several new gaming-changing services and growing competition in local, mobile and social search, we saw the landscape of our industry shifting in new directions. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- December 10, 2010

The Week We Searched For- December 10, 2010

TWWSF features a new report from the Pew Research Center on Twitter users, stories of Microsoft's failed bid for Facebook and the role of hack-activists in the Wikileaks scandal. [...more]

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Less Search, More Time…For What?

Less Search, More Time…For What?

As search becomes faster and more efficient, smaller engines are rising to the occasion to streamline the user experience, but what's the rush and how will this trend impact search? [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- November 19, 2010

The Week We Searched For- November 19, 2010

This week in search we discuss Google's latest rumored acquisition, a new threat to Gmail, and the future of time travel. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- November 12, 2010

The Week We Searched For- November 12, 2010

It was another Google-dominated week in search marketing with even more changes to Google's SERP -- Product Listing Ads, Instant Previews, and the renaming of 'Sponsored Links' as 'Ads.' [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- November 5, 2010

The Week We Searched For- November 5, 2010

In this week's search wrap up, the war between Google and Facebook continues to rage with Google's new Terms of Services that could dramatically affect Facebook's Open Graph. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- October 22, 2010

The Week We Searched For- October 22, 2010

In this week's news round-up, Google introduces its new In-Page Analytics service, Facebook comes under attack (again) for privacy controls, and Google TV faces new challenges. [...more]

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The Social Network and Me

The Social Network and Me

An early adopter of Facebook offers a unique perspective on "The Social Network" and the evolution of online advertising. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- October 15, 2010

The Week We Searched For- October 15, 2010

In this week's search news wrap up, we focus on two big stories -- the rumored deal between search veterans AOL and Yahoo! and Bing and Facebook's new push for more personalized search results. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- October 1, 2010

The Week We Searched For- October 1, 2010

In this week's news roundup, Google introduces its new image formatting system, Facebook improves its photo posting features, and AOL announces its acquisition of TechCrunch. [...more]

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Google Ranks as ‘Most Engaging’ Media Outlet

Google Ranks as ‘Most Engaging’ Media Outlet

NewMediaMetrics released a study this month on the relationship between consumers and media consumption to determine which outlet or network attracts the most ‘engaged’ users.The study ranks Google Search as the most engaging media outlet, followed closely by AOL email, YouTube, Facebook and Amazon.com. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- September 3, 2010

The Week We Searched For- September 3, 2010

Apple introduced a new music-based social networking site, causing a bit of controversy with Facebook. Also, Consumer Watchdog launches a holiday weekend cartoon attack on Google. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- August 27, 2010

The Week We Searched For- August 27, 2010

Google devotes a new page to real time search results and a new Gmail Voice service. [...more]

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Why Carly Simon Was Waiting For Me Last Night

Why Carly Simon Was Waiting For Me Last Night

Most people in this industry are too young to remember, but Heinz ketchup did a huge advertising campaign in the 1970's based on Carly Simon's "Anticipation" song, which turned their ketchup's attribute of slow pouring into an advantage... [...more]

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Facebook Places Makes Now the Time to Invest in Location-Based Services

Facebook Places Makes Now the Time to Invest in Location-Based Services

Still waiting to dip your toe in the pool of location-based social media? The launch of Facebook Places is sure to increase the number of people "checking in" and make it even easier for marketers to drive new business and reward their most loyal customers. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- August 6, 2010

The Week We Searched For- August 6, 2010

Google dominates this week stories with their announcement that they will be shutting down Google Wave. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- July 30, 2010

The Week We Searched For- July 30, 2010

Facebook introduced two new services this week: "Facebook Questions," which enables users to pose questions to Facebook's community, and their new social shopping service with Amazon. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- July 23, 2010

The Week We Searched For- July 23, 2010

This week's stories are filled with disappointing quarterly revenue reports from many of the industry's leading companies. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- July 16, 2010

The Week We Searched For- July 16, 2010

In this week's The Week We Searched For, we discuss Google's new App Inventor, Apple's purchasing spree, and Facebook's explosive growth in mobile. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- July 9, 2010

The Week We Searched For- July 9, 2010

In this week's stories, Twitter and YouTube both try to expand their market base with new, more targeted strategies. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- July 2, 2010

The Week We Searched For- July 2, 2010

Google dominates this week's stories with their planned acquisition of the travel software company ITA and the redesign of their Google News platform. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- June 25, 2010

The Week We Searched For- June 25, 2010

In this week's segment, we discuss Facebook's new VP of Global Policy, the possibility of a Google version of iTunes, and Twiter's settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- June 11, 2010

The Week We Searched For- June 11, 2010

Twitter dominated this week stories with their acquisition of Smallthought Systems' Trendy, an analytics company. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- May 28, 2010

The Week We Searched For- May 28, 2010

Google and Facebook continue to face international problems for privacy violations. Apple surpasses Microsoft as the #1 tech company in the world. [...more]

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Facebook Introduces New Privacy Controls

Facebook Introduces New Privacy Controls

After weeks of external pushback from users and privacy defenders, Facebook has implemented changes to their privacy policy. On Wednesday, Facebook began rolling out a new set of privacy settings that should simplify how users censor their profiles online. [...more]

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