Have you ever wanted to delete something said about you online? Now you can get rid of any obscure or inaccurate information about yourself, but you may have to kick in a few more details to Google in the process… Is there anything you would like to have permanently forgotten on the Web? Comic by… Continue reading How to Remove Yourself from Google Search
Do you find yourself spending a lot of time on the Internet? If you answered yes, you’re not alone. Adults in the U.S. spend on average over three hours a day online. According to a new online survey by conducted by GFK and the Interactive Advertising Bureau, we spend an average of 37 minutes a… Continue reading This Is What You Do on the Internet All Day
As it fights to gain active users in the crowded mobile photography space, Flickr’s rolled a number of competitors’ features into its own service. In Flickr version 3.0 for Android and iOS you’ll see bits and pieces of Instagram, Google Search and Dropbox. To give you an idea of what’s new, here’s a video preview… Continue reading Flickr Redesigns Its Mobile Apps, Adding Video Capture, Smart Search and Photo Data to the Mix
Did you notice anything different the last time you searched for something on Google? If not, try searching again, and keep your eyes open! Taking design cues from Google’s mobile search, the search giant has recently removed underlined links from desktop search results and increased the font size of page titles. “This improves readability and… Continue reading Noticed Something Different in Your Last Google Search? Say Goodbye to Underlined Links and Hello to Bigger Titles
Yahoo Search results now look more delicious than ever. Just as rumors suggested, Yahoo is now partnering with Yelp to improve its search results. User reviews and ratings along with business information from Yelp will now display when you search for local businesses in Yahoo search and Yahoo Maps. A lightbox displaying images related to… Continue reading Yelp Reviews and Ratings Have Officially Made Their Way to Yahoo Search
When it comes to branding, what people are saying online about a business or product means everything. While some brands like BMW often enjoy being associated with “the best,” others are considered to be “dying” like Microsoft, or even worse, some, like Google, are known as “evil” or potentially the dawn of the real-life Matrix… Continue reading What Does Google Autocomplete Say About Your Favorite Brand?
It seems there’s no end in sight for the stream of big changes happening at Yahoo. In an effort to improve the quality of Yahoo search, Yahoo Local search results are set to take a backseat to Yelp listings and reviews in local search results in the following weeks, according to The Verge. It hasn’t… Continue reading Yahoo Tapping into Yelp Reviews for Local Search
Google users in France will begin seeing a privacy warning upon visiting google.fr Recently when Google unified its policies across several popular services like Gmail and YouTube, the French grew concerned with their privacy, believing that Google had committed privacy abuses that went against French law. This is why France’s Commissions Nationale de l’Informatique et… Continue reading Google Forced to Post Privacy Warning on Its French Search Site