Search Engine News Updates: August02-06-2010

Welcome to another weekly edition of Search and Social updates — packed with announcement, alliance, disputes and axing down services or products, from Silicon Valley’s tech leaders like Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL, Bing and others, as well as many more interesting Search Engine Optimization news from across the web…
Google Earth Now Portrays Rain And Snow In Real Time

Musing over checking the weather and hoping for a novel method of doing so? Well, Google Earth is one of the most “impressive” applications in Google’s stable, which is meant to give its users a naturalistic view of the world through Google Earth — current weather conditions…

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Twitter Attains Milestone As Tokyo User Blows Past 20-Billionth Tweets

Twitter is catching up to McDonald’s–billions and billions of tweets. The micro-blogging site announced that a graphic designer based in Tokyo, Japan has just accomplished a fairly significant milestone on Twitter — posting the service’s 20-billionth message since the site’s inception in July of 2006, according to tracking service GigaTweet…

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Yahoo Reorganizes U.S. Ad Sales Force, Eliminates Replacement For Bradford

Six months after sales chief Joanne Bradford left for Demand Media, Yahoo Inc announced today that it was reorganizing its advertising sales force, finally filling the void left by her departure since mid-March, by distributing the responsibilities for its North American sales operations…

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Twitter Introduces New Suggestion Features To Find People With Similar Interests

Twitter, the ever-growing social micro-blogging service that has recently published its 20 billionth Tweet, recently unveiled a novel feature to keep users engaged on its site: a new tool called “Who To Follow,” which basically suggests other members users might want to follow…

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Gmail To Get A Significant Makeover

Gmail Account, well, the latest buzz about Gmail is that eagle-eyed Alex Chitu at Google-focused blog Google Operating System has just buzzed about some significant changes in Gmail that Google appears to be testing with some users. Yes, from the Gmail haven, news of…

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Bing Maps Gets Interface Makeover, Calculates Taxi Fares

Thanks to a new app, Microsoft has just unleashed a series of enhancements to its Bing Maps, which now boasts a shiny new interface that is a lot more streamlined than the previous one and aimed at improving readability and aesthetics that gives you a noticeably easier access to the service’s various functionality…

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Google Introduced Sign In To Multiple Gmail Accounts At Once

Users of several Gmail accounts, take note. Google on Thursday officially eliminated the pains of shuffling between multiple Gmail accounts. People with two or three Gmail addresses can now switch back and forth between their accounts quickly and easily without logging out…

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Flickr Makes Fresh Photo Makeover Live To All Users

The advent of high-speed web has enabled people around the globe to boast their parties, outings and other memories captured on a digital format. Barely three weeks after testing, Flickr has a surprise in-store for its users which will augment the photo sharing experience…

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