Tag archive for ‘Google+’

This is why social media marketers should not be ignoring Google+

by Dan - on Dec 21st 2011 - 2 Comments
This is why social media marketers should not be ignoring Google+

At least once a day, I’m asked by some casually-curious user for my opinion on whether or not Google+ will beat out Facebook. It’s one of those hypothetical questions that makes me roll my eyes and take slow, deep breaths. As someone who has been following the growth of both networks almost religiously for the past four months now,...

Google Overtakes Yahoo in Display Advertising

by Dan - on Dec 21st 2011 - No Comments
Google Overtakes Yahoo in Display Advertising

Google which long ago passed Yahooin search advertising, now has overtaken the company in display ads as well, according to IDC. Google claimed the number-one spot in U.S. display advertising in the first quarter, with 14.7% of the market ($396 million), up from 13.3% in Q4 2010. Yahoo’s hold on the market declined from 13.6% to 12.3%,...

Google+ Gets Face Recognition, Deeper Gmail Integration

by Dan - on Dec 21st 2011 - No Comments
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Google is on fire today: besides introducing the new activities recommendation engine Schemer, and the news aggregator Currents, the company also improved Google+with several nifty features, including face detection. The new feature is called Find my Face, and it helps tag photos of people in pictures, provided they’ve activated the...

Fireside chat with Larry Page and Sergey Brin at Zeitgeist Europe 08