ComScore Puts Google Above Yahoo (USA)
For the first time Google has overtaken Yahoo to become the most visited web site in the USA, according to comScores rankings by the number of unique monthly visitors. Google have been the leaders in search for a long time now, but its audience has…
Yahoo Not Accepting Abassador Signups
Yahoo Ambassador seems to be no longer accepting applications on their programme. Ambassador is Yahoo’s answer to the Google Professional qualification. If you go onto the sign-up page you will see: Yahoo will no longer be accepting new Ambassador applications until further notice. Your Thoughts??
Microsoft Feels Out Social Network Acquisition
Though Bill Gates was out there telling people Microsoft is not interested in making non-Yahoo acquisitions right now (at least in the search/social world), word comes that Microsoft bankers have sent “feelers” to Facebook about a full acquisition…..Read more Here.
UPDATE: Google Trademark Update
You may remember our post from April 7th reporting the fact that Adwords advertisers as of 5th May will be able to bid on other companies trademarked terms. Well… the time has come! Adwords advertisers can now bid on competitors trademarked terms without the worry…
Google Promotes New iGoogle Themes
If you go onto Google today, youâ€™ll notice a new stylish Google logo! This is to promote their newly introduced Artisits Themes, artists include: Rolf Harris, Edward Monkton, Ronnie Wood, Philippe Starck, Dolce & Gabbana, Coldplay, Jeff Koons and Diane von Furstenberg.
What Makes a Design “Google’y”
Taken from the Google Blog: Late in 2007, our User Experience (UX) groupâ€”which does user interface design, visual design, user research, web development, and user interface writingâ€”set out to articulate the principles that ought to guide Google designs worldwide. What are the fundamentals that all…
Google Experimenting With Text Ads
A Sphinn thread has discussion about a new AdWords experiment where Google flipped the URL location in the ad from the bottom of the ad to above the description line of the ad. The Get Elastic Blog has a screen shot.
Googles US Search Share at 67.3%
Last week, Hitwise released the latest statistics for search engine share in the United States for March 2008, showing Google at an all-time high while Microsoft and Yahoo hit all-time lows. The four major search engines stack up as follows: Google: 67.3% Yahoo: 20.3% Microsoft:…