Last week we wrote about Vitaly Borker, the owner of DecorMyEyes who claimed that he got his high Google ranking from bad customer reviews which stemmed from his bullying tactics and horrible service. He got a lot of press coverage in the past week and has been a topic of discussion on many blogs.
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Four days after its public launch, About.me was acquired by AOL. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
About.me is a startup that allows users create personal profile pages linking to all their different profiles across the web including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Users can also lin.... More »
On Monday, Google released a new location-based recommendation engine, Hotpot. This new tool is powered "by you and your friends." Google says that Hotpot will be used in making search results for places on Google more personal, relevant and trustworthy.
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The rumors about Google’s $6 Billion offer to Groupon have been going around for weeks. All this while neither party has confirmed nor denied any of it. However, Bloomberg reported that Groupon has decided not to be bought over afterall.
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Good news for online businesses. CNET has reported that according to the market research firm ComScore, online holiday shopping is at an increase and the trend is set to continue. The first three weeks of November recorded a 13 percent gain over the amount spent in the same period last year.
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A group of Google Ads Resellers in China who were dropped by Google, staged a protest with a number of them going on a hunger strike. They are asking for an apology and a compensation of about $7 Million.
The group’s representative, Fan Meiyong says that they have been working with Google to sell their ads online and for years, they have worked with Google alone. They have no idea why they were dropped by Google and their businesses are suffering as a result.
Google has had stiff competition in the search market in China and their search share keeps dropping. As a result, they have found it increasingly hard to sell ads.
Google says that when they terminate reseller contracts, they do so lawfully and according to the terms of the contract.