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Malware Infected Search Result 5 Times More Common From Bing Than Google

Malware Infected Search Result 5 Times More Common From Bing Than Google | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
AV Test, an antivirus testing company from Germany, reports that Bing is five times more likely to show malware infected websites in search results than Google.
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10 Google+ Circles Marketers Should Follow

10 Google+ Circles Marketers Should Follow | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Follow these Google+ circles for insights about marketing, technology, digital branding, social media, and blogging.
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Google to Roll Out Integrated Small Business Marketing Solution

Google to Roll Out Integrated Small Business Marketing Solution | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

According to Amir Efrati of the WSJ, Google is creating a integrated marketing solution for small businesses (SMBs) trying to cash in on the consumer shift to social, mobile, local.

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PSA: Some Meebo services shutting down starting next week

PSA: Some Meebo services shutting down starting next week | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

News barely just hit the airwaves about Google's acquisition of the social platform Meebo, and already it's being taken apart.

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How "Facebook Search" Could Help Google Escape The Antitrust Noose

How "Facebook Search" Could Help Google Escape The Antitrust Noose | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Last week in the Chicago Tribune former judge and scholar Robert Bork (who is also a Google advisor) penned an opinion column arguing that by the accepted standards of antitrust law Google has done nothing legally wrong.
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2012 Social Media Marketing Industry Report

2012 Social Media Marketing Industry Report | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Are you wondering how your peers are using social media?Wondering if you should focus on Google+ or Pinterest?
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Facebook vs Twitter vs Google Plus for Small Businesses

Facebook vs Twitter vs Google Plus for Small Businesses | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

What works for one business might not work for another, and Facebook, Google Plus, and Twitter each have their pros and cons.  As a result, many businesses create pages on all three sites, thinking that “more is better”. However...

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"Don't Be Evil" Tool -- Shows Google's "Search Plus Your World"

"Don't Be Evil" Tool  -- Shows Google's "Search Plus Your World" | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

Google has plenty of public data to allow parts its new Search Plus Your World feature to be inclusive of rival social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

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Google, Mozilla Still Negotiating Firefox Search Deal

Google, Mozilla Still Negotiating Firefox Search Deal | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Mozilla's Firefox search deal with Google expired in November; what does this mean for the future of Firefox?
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Google’s New Inactive Account Manager Gives You Control Over Your Digital Afterlife

Google’s New Inactive Account Manager Gives You Control Over Your Digital Afterlife | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

What will happen to your Gmail, YouTube, and other Google centric digital assets after you die?


Although this is probably not something on which you wish to contemplate, it is an issue that rears its head with some regularity. Today Google has launched its Inactive Account Manager (on the Google Account settings page). This new facility allow you to tell Google what you want done with your digital assets should you croak out.

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Google is launching its Inactive Account Manager on the Google Account settings page, which sets out to set up a system that allows you to tell Google “what you want done with your digital assets when you die or can no longer use your account.”

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Pinterest Mobile: First-Ever Native iPad and Android Apps

Pinterest Mobile: First-Ever Native iPad and Android Apps | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Pinterest today rolled out an all-new update to its iOS app, Version 2.0. This includes an all-new version of Pinterest customized for the iPad.

The company has also debuted its first ever native app for the Android operating system.
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ViDEO: Social Media Channels for Selling that AREN'T Facebook or Twitter

ViDEO: Social Media Channels for Selling that AREN'T Facebook or Twitter | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
You want to brand, market, and, yes, sell via social media. Image But say there is no Facebook or Twitter, so what do you do?
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Google Buys Meebo and Its Web Site Bar

Google Buys Meebo and Its Web Site Bar | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Google is chomping down the Meebo Bar. The technology giant has announced it is buying Meebo, a user engagement company best known for its content-sharing Meebo Bar that appears on many Web sites.
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Will Yahoo Torch its Search Deal With Microsoft, Outsource Search to Google?

Will Yahoo Torch its Search Deal With Microsoft, Outsource Search to Google? | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
Yahoo will layoff thousands of employees starting this week as part of a major company restructuring. A report indicates Yahoo is also looking at possibly getting out of search altogether. Is the Microsoft-Yahoo Search Alliance on life support?
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Google Is Watching You (Or Not): New Privacy Policy Takes Effect On March 1st

Google Is Watching You (Or Not): New Privacy Policy Takes Effect On March 1st | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
With several governments and regulatory bodies around the world saying that Google’s new privacy policy may violate their domestic rules (Europe, Japan), it goes into effect today.
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Facebook, Twitter, MySpace create social search tool

Facebook, Twitter, MySpace create social search tool | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it

As an alternative to Google's Search Plus Your World, social media companies join efforts to create a bookmarklet that combines results from all the major social networks.

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Expose Yourself: Ensure Your Social Media Shows Up At The Top of Your Google Results | Social Media Today

Expose Yourself: Ensure Your Social Media Shows Up At The Top of Your Google Results | Social Media Today | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
It’s likely that every single person visiting SocialMediaToday.com maintains social media profiles, and each of you works hard to make sure your presence represents who you are.  You spend time filling it with interesting information about what you...
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Firefox faces uncertain future as Google deal apparently ends

Firefox faces uncertain future as Google deal apparently ends | SocialMedia Source | Scoop.it
It hasn’t been a good year for Firefox. Mozilla has lost share to Google, it’s lost the loyalty of enterprise customers, and it’s lo...
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