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Omnicom & Publicis – Should Google Be Afraid?

The news that mega ad companies Omnicom and Publicis would merge shook up the communications world a bit yesterday, and the New York Times even suggested Google may be in some peril ad-wise. Can the biggest ad company in the world really compete with Google in the digital world though?

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In Apple’s Mind, The Enemy of My Enemy is a Friend

The World Wide Developers Conference kicked off this week and among the revelations from developers, one of the most curious came from Apple upon the unveiling of its new iOS 7. The upgrade for iOS on Apple’s mobile devices has received mostly impressive reviews and represents the biggest change to its mobile OS since its development. Despite all the positive reviews, there was considerable confusion over one move from Apple.

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Learning Google+ for the Nonprofit

Just when you’d gotten used to Twitter and Facebook, a new kid arrives on the block. This time it’s Google+. Ignore it at your peril because there are new and varied audiences there that may be receptive to your nonprofit’s message.

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Sergey Brin Never Sent My Google Glass Test Kit!

Did you get your Google Glass test unit yet? If not, then you’re simply not cool at all. At least this is the sense most of the online world must have seeing the likes of Robert Scoble or Pete Cashmore among the 8,000 “explorers,” people picked by Google to wear the first ones of these massively anticipated wearable smart toys. Okay, maybe more than toys.

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Google Images Redesign Generates Controversy

A little while ago Google announced that it had redesigned Google Images in order to “provide a better search experience”. When making the changes, they took in considerations feedback from both users and webmasters. With the new version, users can flip through images using only keyboard, can see the detailed information about the image (the metadata) in the lower part of the photo.

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UK Companies Continue to Invest in Social Media Marketing and in Search

Search and social media marketing will most likely be on the wave in 2013, as a new report reveals that companies will continue to invest in these areas. The UK Search Engine Marketing Benchmark Report 2012, carried out by Econsultancy in association with digital agency NetBooster, covers search engine optimisation (SEO or natural search), paid search (PPC) and social media marketing. Over 500 client-side digital marketers and agencies participated in this sixth edition of the report, which offers a comprehensive analysis of the UK search marketing environment.

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Google Search: Facilitating Fantasy or Fact?

A long-term high-profile client of 5WPR called me recently. He told me he got engaged for the 1st time and is planning a holiday wedding. He’s never been married – yet was mystified that on Google there’s a new info graph which refers to him as married. He wanted it corrected – so we prepared a notarized letter from him stating he’s never been married, copied the 1st page of his tax returns saying so, and multiple recent news clippings referring to him as a bachelor – and sent it off to Google.