Tag Archives: OS

How we hijacked Google’s SEO guide search rankings

Contributor Dan Sharp shares an experiment in which his company was able to hijack rankings -- from Google itself. See what they learned in the process. The post How we hijacked Google’s SEO guide search rankings appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google AdWords Editor Is Not Available For Chromebook

If you want to use the Google AdWords editor, currently, it is only available for Windows computers or Apple computers. They also have iOS and Android apps but nothing for Google's own OS, Chromebooks...

Dear Google, how about OS targeting? Programmatic search?

In light of the recent updates to device bidding in AdWords, columnist Kevin Lee suggests ways in which Google might build on these changes to make the platform even more valuable to advertisers. The post Dear Google, how about OS targeting? Programmatic search? appeared first on Search Engine...

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New: GoogleBot For Smartphones (iPhone) User-Agent

John Mueller from Google just announced on Google+ that they have updated the user agent for the Googlebot for smartphone. There is a very subtle difference between the old and the new. Here they are: As you can see, the OS is now 8_3 vs 6_0...

Twitter’s Live Video Streaming App, Periscope, Hits Android by @AllieGrayFree

  Twitter today announced Periscope, an app that streams live video directly to your Twitter feed, is available on Android devices. “After a debut on iOS early this year, the company’s Android app development under former Twitter for Android developer Sara Haider went full-steam on bringing Periscope to Google’s mobile OS,” reports TechCrunch. With more than one billion active monthly users, Android users represent the lion’s share for handheld devices – iOS has under half the users as Android with 470 million users. Upon Periscope’s Android launch, new features including the “return to broadcast feature” where users can jump back into […]

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Google Brings Its Android Features And Material Design to iOS by @mattsouthern

Google announced today that its bringing to the Google Search iOS app the latest features and design that recently came to Android with the launch of the new Lollipop OS. Think of it as our early holiday gift to you — today we’re releasing the rebuilt Google app for iOS. It’s ready for download in the App Store and will help you multitask more merrily this season. In addition to the brand new material design, which is all the rage on Android these days, Google Search for iOS is being updated with three useful new features to help you keep […]

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Yahoo Test Removes Display URLs On Select Text Ads

Yahoo appears to be running a new test on search ads in which the display URL isn’t displayed in the ads. What’s interesting, though, is that the display URLs aren’t removed on all the ads within a SERP — some ads do have a display URL showing. Above is a screenshot captured...

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Google Rolls Out Search App Redesign For Android Lollipop Devices

Google announced today it is rolling out a redesign of its Search App for Android devices running on the Lollipop OS. Along with the “…bold colors, fluid animations and simplified layouts” of the new material design, Google says the updated app allows Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Galaxy...

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App Extensions Coming To Bing Ads

App extensions will be available to advertisers on Bing Ads starting next spring. Timed to coincide with the removal of explicit mobile OS targeting, app extensions will be targeted automatically to a user’s OS and device. The extensions will feature an app’s icon and a call-to-action...

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Bing Ads To Retire Explicit Mobile OS Targeting In March 2015

To complete its path to compatibility with Google AdWords, Bing Ad has announced that explicit OS targeting will be retired in March of next year. No longer will you have the option to target ads to a specific mobile operating systems as you are now. Instead, what advertisers will see beginning in...

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