• AdWords Quality Score Changes Could Signal Stronger Q3 For Google

    Google has announced a trio of Quality Score changes aimed at making the way the scores are calculated more accurate and giving paid search advertisers a better read on how to improve them. While some in the search community view the changes in a positive light, others are concerned that the tweaks are more focused on improving Google's bottom line. Financial analysts seem to agree, with UBS issuing a research brief about the changes under the headline: "Changes at Google may increase coverage and pricing, though magnitude unclear." ...Read the whole story

  • Suit Claims City's Take-Down Demand Violated Civil Rights

    A resident of Sheboygan, Wis. has sued the mayor, police chief and other city officials for violating her civil rights by demanding she remove a link to the police department from her Web site. Jennifer Reisinger filed suit in federal court in Milwaukee, alleging that the city's cease-and-desist letter and subsequent investigation violated her free speech rights. ...Read the whole story

  • Eqal Prepares Rollout Of New Serial Drama

    The pressure is on at Eqal--the digital studio that brought the world "lonelygirl15" and "KateModern"--as it prepares to launch its next original series, "LG15: The Resistance," in mid-September. "As in any creative business, there's always that feeling of 'I hope people like it,'" said Miles Beckett, CEO and co-founder of Eqal. "But we're confident with our experience, our team, and our existing base of fans." ...Read the whole story

  • OleOle Acquires AVFC Football Blog

    OleOle, a social media site for football, has acquired and integrated AVFC Blog, the largest Aston Villa football blog on the web. ...Read the whole story

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