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Facebook Beats Google In UK Christmas Day Traffic

Facebook Beats Google In UK Christmas Day Traffic

[ 0 ] December 27, 2021

Facebook has given its big rival Google the metaphorical middle finger up, by overtaking them in traffic on Christmas Day for the first ever time. This huge clash used to be a non contest but the social network has risen to go head to head with the world’s biggest website and search engine.

Illegal Search Terms Set To Be Removed From Autocomplete By Google

Illegal Search Terms Set To Be Removed From Autocomplete By Google

[ 0 ] December 3, 2021

Google’s efforts to combat online piracy and illegal activity has been taken another step further as it has been announced that in the coming months, illegal search terms will be banned from autocomplete.

FindTheBest: Social comparison engine

FindTheBest: Social comparison engine

[ 0 ] December 2, 2021

We all know that there are a lot of websites out there that help people to compare products and services to help consumers make a good choice, but a new site is on the block that aims to provide completely objective information on the best of everything without any marketing bias at all.

Top searches from Yahoo for 2010: Shocked or not?

Top searches from Yahoo for 2010: Shocked or not?

[ 0 ] December 1, 2021

Here at OSM we do love a good infographic, a pictorial way of presenting facts and figures in a way that makes the information easier to digest. Recent posts with infographics include one that showed the evolution of e-mail and a chart on the PlayStation Move and how it has fared on the market.

iPhone and Android get Google Instant

iPhone and Android get Google Instant

[ 1 ] November 5, 2021

Google’s search feature Google Instant has finally launched for iPhone and Android mobiles. The instant search tool had been available to users on PCs and laptops and now it is ready to be downloaded for mobile.

Blekko Search Engine: Solid Alternative to Google and Bing

Blekko Search Engine: Solid Alternative to Google and Bing

[ 0 ] November 2, 2021

In a bid to become the number one search engine on the internet, a new concept has arrived in the shape of “Blekko.com.” Fighting off stiff competition against the likes of already present Google and Bing, the new search engine is hoped to give it’s users something a little more unique.

Yahoo Rolls Out Improved Search Engine

Yahoo Rolls Out Improved Search Engine

[ 0 ] October 7, 2021

Yahoo, one of the biggest search engines used worldwide, has now updated the way in which people can look for information. Incorporated in the change, is a more sleek and eye-catching interface along with a list of hot search topics.

Google: Suing fake pharmaceutical advertisers

Google: Suing fake pharmaceutical advertisers

[ 0 ] September 22, 2021

Search engine giant Google are filing a civil lawsuit against advertisers it believes has intentionally breached its policy in regards to gaining prescription medication. Swarms of bogus online pharmacies have been set up and offer to illegally sell prescription medicine over the internet.

Google Instant v Google Will It Be A Hit?

Google Instant v Google Will It Be A Hit?

[ 0 ] September 18, 2021

We recently reported on the new way in which we can search information within “Google”. The latest development named “Google Instant” will give its users the advantage of faster search results. It works by knowing what you are about to type within your search and will automatically bring up results whilst tapping away!

Ask.com taps into social networking: Differentiates itself from rivals

Ask.com taps into social networking: Differentiates itself from rivals

[ 0 ] July 27, 2021

It seems that Ask.com, the internet search engine, is seeking to differentiate itself from its rivals by tapping into social networking. It’s testing a new service called, “Ask the Community,” whereby users can ask questions to other Ask.com users, thereby giving Ask.com more of a position on the social networking scene that’s ever-growing in popularity.

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