Retail Search Recap 7/30/2014
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Below are the top stories in Google related news this week.
Following last May’s Right to be Forgotten ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ), Google has removed more than 100,000 pages from search results. The Right to be Forgotten ruling allows individuals to petition Google to remove a page with misleading or old information from the search index.
Below are the top stories in Amazon news this week.
During Amazon’s Q2 earnings call, Jeff Bezos reported a net loss of 27 cents per share which nearly doubled analysist predictions. Investors are concerned with Amazon’s spending on new technologies such as Amazon’s Fire Phone which have yet to show financial success.
- Ad Age: Amazon Launches Self-Service Ad Purchasing
- Amazon: Amazon Fresh Expands In Southern California
Below are the top stories in Microsoft news this week.
Next week, Microsoft will unveil a new interface for Bing Product Ads. The Bing Ads Team has set out to reduce the difficulty in managing both Google AdWords and Bing Ads campaigns. Bing Product Ad’s new design will simplify navigation and offers a similar experience to Google AdWords with a Top Mover report and Opportunities Tab.
Below are the top stories in mobile news this week.
Facebook reported another successful quarter with $2.7 billion in advertising revenue during Q2. However, Facebook’s mobile advertisements grew 151% and were responsible for 62% of overall advertising revenue last quarter.