Category Archives for "Social Media & Search"

Aug 05

Could Google+ for Business and Brands Be a Revenue Play?

By Rebecca Murtagh | Social Media & Search

Might Google+ Require Business and Brands Pay to Play? Could Google’s Tight Control of Businesses on Google+ reveal intent to roll out a “Pay to Play” Revenue model? Google has so tightly managed the release of its Google+ Social Network that it has proactively deleted profiles created with handles, brand or business names during it’s controlled roll out to the public. […]

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Aug 04

Google Real Time Search, Twitter Updates & a Google+ Social Search Engine

By Rebecca Murtagh | Social Media & Search

Google Reveals Plans for Real-Time Search, Twitter Updates and a Google+ Search Engine. Google Real Time Search Will Return Google’s Real-Time Search feature was disabled in July, reportedly due to failure to come to an agreement with Twitter to license, archive, index and display updates in search results. Twitter had been considered the lifeblood of real-time search content. The removal […]

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