Entries Tagged as 'Google'

TripAdvisor Relaunches Facebook App to Compete with Google’s Zagat

June 22nd, 2012

It’s no secret that TripAdvisor sees Facebook as a major platform partner, having established a series of hook-ups with the preeminent social network in the past few years. And today it further cemented this relationship with the launch of its new Local Picks Facebook app.

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Tags: Google · tripadvisor

Google Hotel Finders Latest Updates

June 8th, 2012

The new version features a tighter Google+ integration, new booking user interfaces, and a new exclusive ad format, Google Promoted Hotels. The later gives consumers only one booking option, and could serve as a great tool for savvy hotel marketers on a direct booking mission.

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Tags: Google · Hotel Marketing

Google Places goes SoLoMo

June 7th, 2012

Responding to a revolution in online behavior, Google has released the latest convergence of social, local, and mobile content: Google+ Local. This new product represents the merger of Google’s social network, Google+, and the vast index of local listings living on Google Places.

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Tags: Google · Social Media

Google+ Local Replaces Google Places

May 31st, 2012

Google Places pages have been entirely replaced by new Google+ Local pages. As of this morning roughly 80 million Google Place pages worldwide have been automatically converted into 80 million Google+ Local pages

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Tags: Google · Social Media

Google Search – Introduces the Knowledge Graph

May 17th, 2012

Search is a lot about discovery—the basic human need to learn and broaden your horizons. But searching still requires a lot of hard work by the user this is why Google are constantly trying to impove search results. So today Google are very excited to launch the Knowledge Graph, which will help you discover new information quickly and easily.

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Tags: Google · Search Engine Optimisation

Global Smartphone Usage

May 16th, 2012

Google Research confirms the increasing usage of smartphones around the world. Last October, Google launched their Mobile Planet, a resource enabling anyone to visualize the ways smartphones are transforming how people connect with information, each other and the places around them. Smartphone adoption has gone global!

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Tags: Google · Mobile / Location Based Marketing

Google+ Pages Embraced by Brands

May 10th, 2012

The future of Google’s greatest social networking effort to date, Google+, may be debatable, but the search giant hasn’t found it very difficult to lure brands to Google+.

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Tags: Google · Social Media

Google positions Hotel Finder ahead of organic search results

May 2nd, 2012

Google is repositioning its Hotel Finder product to a spot just above organic results on search results pages for users in the US

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Tags: Google · Search Engine Optimisation

Google Introduces a ‘Share’ Button for Google+

April 25th, 2012

Google introduces a share button for Google+ – The new button enables website operators to more easily encourage visitors to spread content among connections on Google’s social network.

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Tags: Google · Social Media



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