It’s exciting to see how fast new search and social media technologies become integrated in the www landscape. As online explorers and consumers we are always thirsty for more innovation and for ways to improve and add interest to our ways of interaction. Companies and Governments are utilizing these new technologies for their benefit and the motion of the web accelerates, no one wants to get left behind. This week, we’ve come across some interesting stories on the topic that we’d like to share.
Bing grabs 10 percent of search market
According to a recently released Nielsen report, Bing search service is the fastest-growing U.S. search engine among the top 10! Google, of course, stays on top with 64.6% share and other players in the top 10 included AOL Search in fourth place with 3.1% share and Ask.com Search with 1.7% share. We also hear that Microsoft is planning to launch Bing 2.0, releasing even more new features.
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Facebook, Twitter and Social Media Marketing
In recession-stricken times companies are increasingly (some say aggressively) pursuing social media marketing efforts. Social media is proving to be a more affordable way to promote products and services compared to traditional advertising.
Not surprisingly, Facebook and Twitter see the highest adoption rate in social media marketing while customer reviews rank No. 1 for increasing sales and customer engagement, according to a study released this week.
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Why the White House is Hiring a Social Media Archivist
These days, as White House communication extends into areas of social media, and new challenges arise having to do with archiving this information. Things like blog postings, Twitter messages, YouTube videos and even blog comments, cannot go unrecorded. Last month, the Federal Business Opportunities web site posted a notice seeking bid-proposals from and outside contractor do just that.
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