Twitter Will Display Promoted Accounts in Search Results

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Twitter has announced that it will add ‘Promoted Accounts’ to search results. The micro blogging site will show these to users in search results along with recommendations of people to follow. “We automatically select relevant search queries for presenting Promoted Accounts based on an advertiser’s targeting choices, so no additional action is required for your business to access...
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Google Updates Search Engine Results To Prioritize Music Videos

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Google has rolled out a new update to its search engine which will give videos more priority in search results. The update has rolled out worldwide. Normally when you search for a music video on Google, videos, mp3s and wikipedia links are given priority. However, with the new update, when you put in the name of song, the first link that returns will be a Google Now card which shows the video link...
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Olx App Downloaded 6Mn Times, 60% From Android Alone

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  The online classifieds portal has managed to carve a special niche for itself and mobile users seem to have appreciated the ease of use, exclaimed the statement from the company, “Mobile is an integral part of the selling and buying experience offered by OLX.in, India’s largest used goods marketplace. The ease and the simplicity of the app has made it the preferred classifieds app across...
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Microsoft Rolls Out Bing Redesign For Android And iOS

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Microsoft has updated its Bing app for Android and iOS with a bunch of cool features. “We have been hard at work updating our apps for iOS and Android. Today we are proud to announce major redesigns of the iPad and Android Bing apps”, the company announced in a blog post.For starters, Bing for Android breathes a fresh UI along with a cool feature to set Bing daily image as your Android...
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Google Search For Android Adds Deeper App Integration For Better Results

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With an aim to make search even more easy, Google has updated Search for Android that will now show app results, including Google Play app listings, or from those already installed on the user’s smartphones.“You might get your trivia from IMDb, the box office stats from Wikipedia and ratings from Rotten Tomatoes. Starting today, Google can save you the digging for information in the dozens...
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Hands Free Search On Google Chrome Now Possible Via Chrome Extension

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Google has had voice search on Chrome since some time now and and today it has added a rather unique ability to search on Google completely hands free. This functionality is delivered by an official extension called Google Voice Search Hotword. The extension is in beta state but has been released by Google before Thanksgiving to aid with quick searching.Users can download the extension and take a...
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Twitter Adds Search Filter And Discovery Feature For Andriod And iOS

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Twitter has updated iOS and Android app with much awaited feature of search filters. “We are updating our iOS and Android apps to make it easier to discover what’s happening on Twitter”, Twitter announced in a company blog post. It enables users to toggle between all relevant tweets and the most popular ‘Top Tweets’. The update also lets you filter by different...
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Tumblr Boosts Search To Allow Multiple Tags

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Tumblr has revamped its search functionality in order to make the exploring posts easier. The social media blogging also enables search for multiple hashtags in single query. Hence, now when you search a certain term, the results page shows posts that mentions that term and not just the ones tagged with those terms.Additionally, both Tumblr search and Tumblr’s tag pages now automatically sort...
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OLX.in Shares Its Growth Statistics For The Last 22 Months

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OLX.in, the Naspers backed classifieds website has released some data about its traction so far. The company which is one of the popular players in a rapidly growing market (especially mobile) says that it has been growing a good pace. In fact, the company claims that the traffic to its site has grown 55 times in the last 2 years (22 months to be exact).Other data released by the company is also...
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Microsoft’s Bing For Schools Takes On Google With Ad-Free Search

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Microsoft is taking its search and productivity battle with Google to the classroom after having failed to displace the search giant  in the consumer internet space. The company has announced its Bing For School programme which seeks to introduce Microsoft’s search and other productivity products to young children. They hope that this will be a gateway to get loyal users. Looks like a long term...
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