‘Don’t freak out’ says Google, as SEO set for massive shake-up

SEO could be about to be turned on its head & those who have invested heavily into their Google ranking are not happy… Google are in the experimental stages of creating a new mobile-first index which will rank its search listings based on the mobile version of content, rather than the current desktop version…but ‘don’t freak out’ says Google’s Gary Illyes, there is still time to […]

Half of Adults Cannot Identify Ads in Google Search

  Nearly 50% of adults cannot spot the paid adverts when looking at Google’s search results, according to a report by Ofcom. The ‘Adults’ media use and attitudes report’, surveyed 1,328 adults who use search engines and presented them with the following picture of a search engine results page (SERP). They were then given three options as to what they thought the first three results […]

Blogger Sued After Bad Restaurant Review Ranks Highly in Google

A French judge has ruled that blogger Caroline Doudet should pay damages to a restaurant owner after her negative blog review was ranking highly in Google’s search results and damaging the restaurants reputation. Ms Doudet was sued by the restaurant owner of II Giardino, based in a region of southwestern France, after she wrote a not so flattering blog review about the ‘poor service’ and […]

Bing follows Google in launching ‘right to be forgotten’ form

Microsoft’s search engine ‘Bing’ has introduced its right to be forgotten form allowing Europeans to ask for pages of web content to be removed from its online search results. The form, similar to the one that we saw Google introduce last month, gives its users an opportunity to request a link to be blocked from the site, which may be detrimental to their character, which will […]

Google receiving 10,000 search result removal requests a day

Google has received 41,000 requests in just four days from people hoping to have search results about themselves deleted from the search engine results pages (SERPs), the Wall Street Journal reports. That amounts to roughly 10,000 requests per day, or 7 requests per minute. The European Court of Justice ruled last month that search engines must give their users the option to request information about themselves 

Google launches search removal tool after EU ‘Right to be forgotten’ ruling

Google has launched a new online search removal request tool via a submission form as it starts the lengthy process of executing the “right to be forgotten” rule following its recent loss in a landmark EU court case. Individuals will now have the right to request “irrelevant, outdated or inappropriate” information about them or their company to be removed from Google’s search results.

Hey Big Spenders! Voodoo Internet Marketing hits €1 million milestone

As Spain’s leading internet marketing company, we at Voodoo are big spenders, and that’s official! We can reveal that we have surpassed the €1,000,000 milestone spent on Google Advertising. That may be a drop in the ocean for Google, but it’s a good indication of the level trust our clients have placed on us over these recent difficult times, and a clear sign of success.