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Phrase-Free AdWords Campaigns Are Here

Back in late February, there were some brick-and-mortar advertisers who logged into their accounts to find that new campaigns named "Local Search Ads Experiment Campaign" populated in AdWords. It has been confirmed by Google that these campaigns are running currently for select advertisers only.  These campaigns are promoting verified business locations in local search results [...]

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Reports: Fake Reviews Are A Growing Problem On Amazon, Google

We know that reviews have grown in importance lately, but so have the efforts to game the system as well.  According to third-party analysis and reporting, platforms that are seeing this growing problem includes both Google Maps and Amazon. There was a Washington Post report that came out on April 23 that found that the buying of fake reviews [...]

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WFA To Brands: Go Beyond GDPR For Online Data Transparency

Chain Lock Protect Locksmiths Forbidden You Safety The World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) has issued a manifesto, which is calling for brands to put their customers first when processing data. The WFA issued issued its plea on April 23, a little over a month before the compliance deadline for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a [...]

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Google Posts $31.1B In Total Revenue, Beats Top- And Bottom-Line Expectations

Alphabet Inc., Google's parent company, has announced the financial results for the first quarter of 2018.  $31.1 billion in quarterly revenue was reported by the company, which was down sequentially but up year over year.  This beats the Wall Street consensus estimates by about $870 million, and earnings also beat analyst expectations. Year over year, revenue growth [...]

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Google Confirms Rolling Out A Broad Core Search Algorithm Update Earlier This Week

On Twitter, Google published a post saying that it released a "broad core algorithm update" this past Monday. According to Google, it "routinely" updates "thoughout the year" and referenced communication from the previous core update. Google's core search updates happen "several times per year."  Although "some sites may note drops or gains," there is nothing specific a [...]

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EU Commissioner: Two Remaining Antitrust Cases Against Google ‘Advancing’

Although Google's appeal of the 2.9 billion (€2.4 billion) fine imposed by the European Commission in 2017 is moving forward, EU Competition Commissioner Magrethe Vestager told colleagues that the other two antitrust cases against Google were “advancing.” This is based on a report from Reuters. The two cases are exclusivity provisions in Google AdSense agreements and app-install requirements in Android-OEM contracts. Although the "search [...]

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