75 posts and columns on Search Engine Land
News Bytepaying bloggers to promote its Chrome browser, is punishing itself for doing so. The search giant tells Danny Sullivan it will penalize the “pagerank” of www.google.com/chrome for “at least 60 days.” Google has blamed the pay-per-post campaign on ad network Unruly Media, but says “Google should be held to a higher standard, so we have taken stricter action than we would against a typical site.”
Google’s going to do more than $1 billion in mobile search ads this year. This chart explains why.
What’s it like to be a passenger in one of Google’s self-driving cars? Pretty cool! Also, kinda scary! (Plus: Bonus Gene Hackman video!)
Perusing AOL’s leaked damn-the-journalism-full-speed-ahead business plan, BoomTown was a little late to the Microsoft Bing event this morning called “Farsight: Beyond the Search Box.” But things had certainly been cooking with gas when I walked into the meeting room at the University of San Francisco, including allegations of cheating, honeypot stings and a whole lot of insulting of the hosts. Schweeet!
Gawkergate got you feeling itchy about the sites you visit? Perhaps Google can help.