YouTube movie trailers, social engagement campaigns and search engine marketing are increasingly critical to movie studios marketing new film releases, according to Google’s newly released white paper, which shows how search engine data can be used to predict box office performance.
Google has introduced a new set of Knowledge Graph entries to search today: nutrition.
The European market trial of Google’s search engine that identify results that point to other Google products will be extended a month and will likely be deemed inadequate, said competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia speaking to the European parliament.
Google will allow users to unify their Gmail messages, Google Drive files and the Web from the search bar on Gmail or Google.com, the company said today.
In a fireside chat held by Google+ engineers, users expressed real dissatisfaction with the way the platform forces users to juggle multiple accounts but praised Hangouts.
Pinterest today released updates for its mobile apps that allow users to mention social contacts and receive notifications, as well as access searches they’ve made previously on other devices.
Google has acquired Seattle-based start-up Wavii and is shutting down its service, the companies said today. The move signals that Google is continuing to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to search and aggregation.
The European Union is considering a new antitrust complaint against Google’s Android mobile operating system, the EU competition commissioner, Joaquín Almunia said, according to a New York Times report.
LinkedIn has added more substantive search functions to its Web interface, the company said today.
If you’re not sick of death of the Harlem Shake yet, here’s a bit of fun news that will make your day. Over the past few days, people searching for Harlem Shake videos on YouTube have been stumbling across a fun little Easter Egg—when you search YouTube for ‘do the harlem shake’, the video site will get its Harlem Shake on, in the same fashion that when you search Google for ‘do a barrel roll’ the search engine responds in kind.