Below is what happened in search today, as reported onSearch Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • Wikia Introduces “Evolution” Toolbar To Expand Reach To Other Search Engines
    Like many before it, most recently Mahalo, Wikia Search has introduced a Firefox toolbar, called “Wikia Evolution,” to expand the site’s reach and engage more users in the process of adding and annotating search results. In the notes, it suggests that Google is taking a page from its community playbook:…
  • Google To Add AdSense Features With DoubleClick Cookies Technology
    The Google Blog announced that Google is improving the content network (aka AdSense) by leveraging the technology they have acquired with DoubleClick. First I’ll discuss the feature and then I will get into the privacy issues….
  • Redirects: Good, Bad & Conditional
    Whenever you make changes to a web site, one of the most important considerations should be how to use “redirects” to alert the search engine to your changes, to avoid having a negative impact on your search rankings. Whether you’re moving pages around, switching CMS platforms, or just wanting…

Search News From Around The Web:

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