Daily Search Forum Recap: March 23, 2010

Mar 23, 2010 • 4:38 pm | comments (0) by | Filed Under Search Forum Recap

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • Chinese Google Users Cannot Access Google.com
    Yesterday, Google officially made a decision on how they will or will not operate in China. In short, they are redirecting Google.CN to Google.com.hk but Google will still be operating in China, at least they hope to have an R&D office and sales office there. For more on the technical details and legality, see Danny's post. I have found a bunch of threads from Chinese users, some American, but in China, with complaints and issues
  • YouTube Realtime Goes Offline
    Liz from the YouTube team created a thread at YouTube Help explaining that YouTube has pulled the Realtime toolbar feature. Here is Liz's apology for removing it, on behalf of all of YouTube and Google: We've seen some of you wondering what occurred to the Realtime Toolbar. The Realtime Toolbar was recently retired and is no longer an available feature on YouTube. We were excited to release and experiment with Realtime and it has inspired
  • Google Reader To Support HTML5 Audio & Video Elements
    A Google Reader Help thread has a request from one Google Reader user that he would like if Google Reader would support HTML5 elements. He specifically asked that the audio and video elements would be supported. A Google Reader support representative, Ella, said: Thanks for bringing this up! This is a great idea -- it's on our radar as we continue to develop features for Reader :) There is no doubt that HTML5 is on
  • Google Win In EU Court Over Louis Vuitton Trademark Case
    Big news for European search advertisers today. Today, the European Court of Justice ruled that Google was not in violation of trademark law for allowing advertisers to bid on trademarked names. You can see the court documents and also read Google's blog post which says: Today, the Court confirmed that Google has not infringed trade mark law by allowing advertisers to bid for keywords corresponding to their competitors’ trade marks. It also confirmed that European

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