All posts by Amy Gesenhues

Larry Page On Right To Be Forgotten: “Could Have Arrived At More Practical Place Than Court Ruling”

Larry Page offered his thoughts on the European court’s “Right To Be Forgotten” ruling during an interview at Google’s I/O conference this week with New York Times reporter Farhad Manjoo. Page claimed it would have been better if there had been more discussion around the...

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The Inevitable Happened: First Company Provides “Right To Be Forgotten” Removal Service

Now that the European Courts have given its citizens the “Right To Be Forgotten” in major search engines, the inevitable has happened — a brand new business model built on removal requests has taken shape. In response to the EU giving individuals the right to request Google remove...

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Study: Top 5 Search Engines See Search Traffic Drop By As Much As 31% Since December 2013

A newly released report from Shareaholic claims the top five search engines — Google, Bing, Yahoo, Ask.com and AOL — have all experienced a decline in search traffic since December of 2013. Using data from December 2013 through May 2014, Shareaholic evaluated aggregate organic search...

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Canadian Court Orders Google To Remove Sites Worldwide

On the heels of Europe’s “Right to Be Forgotten” ruling, a British Columbia court in Canada has ruled Google must block a group of websites worldwide. The case was opened by industrial networking devices manufacturer Equustek Solutions, Inc. to block a network of websites it...

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Google Partners With ESPN To Deliver 2014 World Cup Video Highlights

Google has partnered with ESPN to deliver video highlights for World Cup related searches. Those searching for World Cup information may see links to ESPN clips within special informational boxes that now show up at the top of Google’s search results, as Google shared today. For example, a...

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Google Supports Gay Pride Month With Rainbow Colored Banner For LGBT Related Searches

Continuing its commitment to gay rights, Google has designed a rainbow colored banner to accompany LGBT related searches throughout June to show its support for gay pride month. Search terms like “same-sex marriage”, “gay rights” and “LGBT” will return a search...

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