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Google Zeitgeist 2013: A Year In Search

23. December 2013


Here we are again, the Google Zeitgeist for 2013 has just been released, summarising the most popular searches for this year in a nice little video. What were we searching for this year? Google’s Amit Singhal, senior vice president, said “We want to find out more about our heroes, explore far-away destinations or settle a [...]

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Volkswagen: The Search Engine Ad

17. March 2013


Everyone wants to game Google search results for their campaigns, if fact, I’ve seen people submit all sorts of attempts to Digital Buzz, and most don’t work as portrayed, some to do a degree, perhaps once, or for one week… This campaign from the guys at SEA-Team, have attempted to game Google Image Search for [...]

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Google Real Time Twitter Search Results

3. January 2010


I’ve been enjoying how Google’s deal with Twitter has been integrated into the results over the last few months, if you’ve noticed, at the bottom of a search results page, you’ll get what’s know as the “latest results” for that keyword. Now, it’s not actually exclusively twitter (which I also like) as it pulls in blog [...]

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Google Social Search Demonstration Video

27. October 2009


So you’ve probably heard a fair bit of the hype around Google Social Search being launched this week, but are thinking what the hell is that, or better yet, how does it work for me? The video above on Google Social Search gives you a pretty quick demo from Maureen Heymans, tech lead on the [...]

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The Microsoft “Bing” Decision Engine Video

29. May 2009


Microsoft has revealed “Bing” the worlds first “Decision Engine” which will launch on June 3rd. Microsoft Bing looks different and that’s because it is, its glossy, intelligent, attractive and IT MAKES DECISIONS for you… Well, at least helps make decisions for you by not just displaying results, but by refining, graphing and rating content across general web searching, images, video, [...]

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Zappos Real Time Purchase Mapping

23. April 2009


Zappos have launched a pretty good little Widget that GEO Maps real time orders from their website with a nice fluid visualization that plots the shipping destination of every signle order live through the Google Maps API. Not only is it a cool widget, it actually helps their to project the success of their business upon their customers. We all know [...]

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Online Media Trends & Search Trends 2008

2. February 2009


The Online Media and Search team at Compete took a look back at the major trends in Online Media & Search over the past year and made some predictions for 2009. Check out the presentation here, there are some really strong insights and a few great learnings for all.

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Digital Buzz is live!

10. December 2008


Well, after a week customising the blog interface and a few little widgets on wordpress we are up and running! What’s up and running you say? It’s going to be a great new blog covering everything digital, interactive & online from around the world. Ok, plus a few tv ads and random cool stuff because we know you love that [...]

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