Tag Archives: Google News

Google Local Reviews Going Missing

Complaints on Google’s blog have spiked recently, concerning the unexplained disappearance of reviews on certain Business Pages in Google+ Local. The disappearances are apparently largely without reason. Google’s public statement on the matter stated that they were looking into the problem and would try find a solution, in due time. These words are of little […]

Google Safe Browsing: 5 Years Old

5 years have passed since Google first announced it’s plan to protect all users of their search engine from malware and phishing attacks, with its Safe Browsing policy. Today, following what was originally a somewhat humble goal of returning clean search results to queries, they are now the Internet’s main deterrence against these types of […]

Google Launches Knowledge Graph

Google has announced that today will mark the initial roll-out of the new Knowledge Graph search results interface, offering users enhanced search functionality and more relevant results. Currently this is rolling out only for English users in the US, but they’ll be sending it worldwide at some point too. Find out more about the knowledge […]

Google Sells Google Ads With Free Websites

In a bid to bring more businesses online, Google, in association with the Department of Trade and Industry, Vodacom, and the HRDC, is offering free websites to small and medium businesses who are looking for an online presence. All very noble and altruistic of course. However, a similar initiative, the “Get Kenyan Business Online” or […]