With violence increasing at an alarming rate all over the world in general, and on YouTube in particular, YouTube has decided to do something about it – they are trying to detect and stop videos portraying youth crime being posted on the site.
Google AdWords recently announced a change in the way campaign summaries and Ad Group summaries will show click metrics in the future. AdWords will now separately show Google search performance and aggregate performance of the Search Partners, which includes AOL, Ask.com and several other search sites.
For almost a year now, Yahoo! has been talking about their new ‘Yahoo! Open Strategy‘. They have finally begun to roll out user profiles, which form the backbone of the social part of their open strategy.
Google launched a new tool today that allows customers to create professional-looking display ads for their products and services on their own, without having to spend money hiring the services of a professional designer.
Google has launched their in-game advertising service, through the AdSense platform. The launch was announced only last week, and will remain in beta for the present. Initially it will only be available to game publishers who have a minimum of 500,000 players per day.
Figures released by comScore have revealed that mobile search has grown in leaps and bounds over the last year. Google, expectedly, is the leader in mobile search services and has more than 60% market share in all the countries where the survey was conducted.
Microsoft made an investment of $240 million in Facebook, almost exactly one year ago. Facebook and Microsoft Live Search have now launched their first joint application.
A report from Canadian researchers affiliated to the University of Toronto have revealed that China has been blocking messages that contain certain ‘sensitive words’.