SearchCap: Bing Snapshot Expands, How “Right To Be Forgotten” Works & More

scap240pxBelow is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • Bing Expands Snapshot With New Food & Drug Entities

    Bing is getting smarter today with the addition of food- and drug-related entities to its library of facts. The new at-a-glance information for these searches will appear in the Snapshot area on the right side of Bing’s search results. In some cases, like the hamburger search shown below, the Snapshot includes a dropdown to further […]

  • Baidu Hires Andrew Ng, Google’s Lead “Brain”

    Chinese search giant Baidu has stolen away the head of Google’s “deep learning” project, dubbed “Google Brain.” Andrew Ng is an artificial intelligence expert, Stanford professor and founder of online learning company Coursera. Google Brain is a machine learning initiative to help make computing more efficient and capable by mimicking the distributed processes of the human […]

  • 3 Key PPC Metrics Are Lying To You. Find Out How

    When it comes to PPC, metrics are everything. We consume ourselves in pouring over numbers and analyzing our accounts down to the smallest detail. However, it turns out we are being misled by the data we rely on the most. We’re too quick to take our figures at face value without thinking about what we’re […]

  • Top Five Local SEO Myths — And Truths

    There seems to be no end to the range of declared “SEO truths” for local mom and pop shops. Search Engine Optimization strategies that work for the big brands differ from those that work for small, local players, so it’s no wonder that so many local marketers end up confused about how to really use SEO […]

  • Search In Pics: YouTube Slide, Google Landscaping & SEO Gingerbread Hearts

    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 Switzerland’s Honeycomb: Source: Google+ Google Dublin’s Building Bridge: Source: Google+ Google Landscaping: Source: Google+ YouTube […]

  • Google Places Bulk Management Tool Integrates New Google+ Feature

    Google announced new updates to its Google Places bulk location management tool this week, including a new Google+ social feature. From Googler Jade Wang’s announcement in a Google Product Forum: Each location in upgraded and verified accounts will have social features automatically enabled. To use social features on a particular location, like making a post, […]

  • Flickr Makes Creative Commons Image Search Easier

    Flickr has quietly rolled out a change to its search interface that makes it a lot easier to find images that are licensed through Creative Commons. There’s a new “License” dropdown menu that shows at the top of the search results page, as shown above. It brings Creative Commons search filters right to the user, […]

  • The Myths & Realities Of How Of The EU’s New “Right To Be Forgotten” In Google Works

    Depending on what you read, a “Right To Be Forgotten” court ruling in the European Union this week means that now anyone can ask for anything to be removed from Google, which will soon collapse under an overwhelming number of requests. In reality, it’s far more limited than it sounds, though the ruling does raise […]

  • The Google State Of The Union: Strong Yet Vulnerable

    Earlier today, Google published its annual Founders’ Letter. This is a kind of “Google State of the Union” missive that Google has published annually since it went public. Many bloggers picked up on the following remark in the document penned by Google CEO Larry Page: “[I]n many ways, we’re a million miles away from creating […]

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