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Yelp goes up against Google with antitrust charges

It’s no secret that Google is a major player in the world of search, and while search engines aren’t necessarily a monopoly the phrase ‘Google it’ is far more commonly used than ‘Bing it’. So it comes to no surprise that some brands are feeling cornered by Goolge’s dominance in the search sphere, with companies such as Yelp claiming that Google has abused its power within search.

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EU proposes copyright legislation and #JonBenetRamsey

In the era of traditional media, it was much easier to claim ownership of your content, with the advent of the Internet age; this line of mine/yours becomes much more blurred. Content creators are increasingly concerned with the rate at which their material is being shared and utilised without permission or compensation.

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What’s up with WhatsApp and sparks fly for SpaceX Falcon 9

After Facebook’s purchase of WhatsApp in 2014, they vowed that there would be no conflict of interest between the two networks as they were to remain separate. Fast forward to August 2016 and this no longer seems to be the case.

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Facebook filters, and  political bias 

Facebook has recently announced it will be improving its live video platform. One of the improvements will be it will be compatible with their face-swapping app MSQRD so you will be able to use all of the masks and filters during your live feed!

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Google gets sued, and what’s a newspaper?

In Florida, E-ventures WorldWide LLC who has five global offices, tried sueing Google over deleting its websites form the Google Search Index, and blocking them from creating any new websites.

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Google takes on Amazon, and also brings back a favourite!

More and more people are accessing the web through through mobile phones, and Google has already told us that the updated algorithm holds a special prefer over mobile optimised websites.

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Weekly Update – The Queen wants you, Farewell Prince, and $80billion 

Borrell Associates , a US media forecaster has argued that digital marketing services spending for 2016 will be around $613billion.

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Digital-driven label, Ivyrevel, using algorithms to change ecommerce

Under the cloak of beautiful designs, fabulous models, structured jawlines, fashion seems quite a simple business to the everyday consumer.

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Weekly Update: Go Get Plonked + Suite 360

Let’s welcome into the world the new search engine Plonked. While it isn’t going to be a super powerhouse like Google, it does serve an important function in the world, and your business better get onboard.

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SEO Update: Websites Perishing and AI Knowledge

Whether your website is mobile friendly, otherwise known as mobile optimised, has been a ranking factor for Google organic searches since April 2015.

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