Monday, June 28, 2010
  • EU Could Ask Google, Bing To Hang On To Search Data Longer

    The watchdog group Privacy International will write to more than 200 European organizations this week -- urging to fight the adoption, or a portion, of the EU proposed Written Declaration 29 intended to protect children. The directive aims to serve as part of an early warning system that fights against pedophiles and sex offenders, but points to incorporating stored search engine data to serve as an early warning signal. ...Read the whole story

  • Facebook Search Not A Priority Now For The Social Site

    Speculation that Facebook will allow all Open Graph-enabled Web pages that serve up in searches when a member clicks on the "like" button surfaced Friday, but a company spokesperson dismissed reports. ...Read the whole story

  • AOL Sells Off Research Unit DMS Insights

    Market research firm uSamp on Thursday announced it has agreed to buy an AOL research unit by the name of DMS Insights. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the announcement comes on the heels of uSamp raising $10 million in funding. ...Read the whole story

    Publisher Sued For Reposting Article Based On His Own Research

    Copyright enforcement outfit Righthaven has filed some questionable lawsuits in the past, but really outdid itself in a case against Anthony Curtis, publisher of the Las Vegas Advisor. That lawsuit, one of several filed on Friday, ...More

    • My Big-Bang Change Theory

      Business is moving fast and furious -- which is great, but I keep hearing and reading about two general overarching themes that are going to collide and change how we manage our business. ...More

    • The Interface of Intent

      We have to examine what we know about search evolution, and how we see that delivered to the benefit of users. The next revolution won't come from Google or its rivals, but someplace new. ...More

    • How B2B Search Marketing Differs From B2C