Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Google will pay $8.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought against the company after its launch of Google Buzz….

Since the Yahoo & MSN Search Alliance has finalized, many PPC advertisers are just now getting familiar with the Microsoft adCenter system and learning the differences between adCenter and Google AdWords. Apparently though not all transitions are smooth ones and this one is no exception….

According to Google’s Q3 filing with the SEC, the search giant bought social application maker Slide for $179 milion in cash. Previous estimates had the price as high as $228 million while the company, started in 2006 by Paypal co-founder Max Levchin, was valuated in 2008 for $550 million. This marks another step by Google which could indicate a more aggressive move into the social realm in the days ahead. Google Me anyone?…

If you live in the U.S. you’re undoubtedly aware that tomorrow, November 2nd is midterm elections day. In order to help you get out and vote, Google is providing an array of tools and services in hopes to make finding what you need easier….

Yesterday’s rumors are today’s news and in this case the news is that Yahoo has hired former News Corp exec, Ross Levinsohn. He is replacing Hillary Schneider who joined the ranks of this unfortunate list earlier in the month. That means Ross Levinsohn is the new EVP of the Americas region, arguably Yahoo’s most important as it covers all of their advertising and media properties….

On Thursday I went to lunch with Sage Lewis at his favorite restaurant in Akron, Rancheros Taqueria. Although I feel their food is very good and more ‘authentic’ than most Tex-Mex we get in Ohio, they are not my favorite due to their lack of a Margarita/liquor license which I sorely wish they would get….

If you spend any amount of time in Google AdWords, you’ve probably noticed that your report options have slowly been dissappearing from the Report Center. In fact, your options for creating reports probably looks a lot like this:…

Earlier this month the world of search learned of Marissa Mayer’s move inside Google from the VP of search to the head of Google’s location-based and local services. She had long been in that a role and as one of the more public faces of the company, many were surprised to learn she would be leaving that position….