Google Plus, the social side of Google has recently opened up for business accounts. The new feature, known (unsurprisingly) as Google+ Pages, went live on Monday and the verdict on them is not very encouraging so far.
Google has announced, just this week, that they will now display ads at the bottom of the search engine results page.
With millions of users all over the world using Google search everyday, certain topics are bound to be very popular or ‘Hot’ among searchers at any given point of time. Google will now inform users about the popularity of such topics when a user searches for them.
Yahoo! does seem to be back in the headlines, and not just because of Microsoft’s continued flirtations. In order to attract more users to their search service, Yahoo! has recently started adding fancy Facebook links via SearchMonkey on the search results.
A study conducted by Jupiter Research in April 2008, proves quite conclusively that the number of users who looked at only the first few results or the first page of search engine results increased between 2002 and 2008, while those looking at the second, third or further pages reduced in number.