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1: new post   Ask Jeeves UK chooses Google's AdWords
It seems like Ask Jeeves UK has decided to go with Google's AdWords programme.
May 24, 2003
2: new post   BBC Launches search engine
As mentioned here a few months ago, the BBC has launched it´s own search engine.
May 2, 2002
3: new post   BBC Portal - nudge nudge - say no more!
"...the BBC is going to move beyond its current role as a news and programming resource to become the UK´s gateway to the web."
Mar 5, 2002
4: new post   BBC Search Now Using Inktomi
Looks like there was a switch from Google to Inktomi over the weekend.
Mar 24, 2003
5: new post   BBC Search re-launches with enhanced audio and video content
"For the first time, users will be able to search selected television and radio programmes in addition to audio and video content from the BBC's News, Radio and Sports archives."
May 12, 2006
6: new post   BBC Websites Face Closing
"Some of the BBC's websites are likely to close as the corporation cuts back on its online investment, BBC new media director Ashley Highfield admitted today."
Mar 13, 2003
7: new post   BT LookSmart Adds Wisenut To Search Directory Service
Looksmart completes integration of WiseNut search index.
Nov 4, 2002
8: new post   BT Openworld and NTL move to Google
The large ISPs in the UK move to Google.
Mar 22, 2002
9: new post   Britain Cracks Down on Paid Search Listings
"The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) on Wednesday called on ISP (Internet service provider) Freeserve PLC (now known by the brand name Wanadoo) to make clearer to users which of its Web search results are paid advertisements."
June 17, 2004
10: new post   Espotting Raises Min Bid to 10p
"Espotting will be increasing its minimum bid from 5p to 10p across the UK network."
Mar 27, 2003
11: new post   Excite UK is back
Excite UK is back, using Fast DB and DMOZ.
July 22, 2002
12: new post   Followup: Prescription Medicine Ads Pulled in UK
As reported first on WebmasterWorld two weeks ago, mainstream reports confirm that MSN has pulled all ads for prescription medicine in the UK.
Feb 20, 2003
13: new post   Getting a UK site listed in UK searches
Getting sites listed in the UK SERPs.
July 7, 2003
14: new post   Google Quietly Adds Car Insurance Comparison to Financial Services
"Following credit cards and bank accounts, Google has quietly launched a price comparison service for car insurance in the UK, one which appears prominently on its search engine result pages when querying the relevant keywords [in UK]"
Sept 13, 2012
15: new post   Google Shows Up on AOL.co.uk
The much anticipated move to Google provided results by AOL has begun in the UK.
June 19, 2002
16: new post   Irish Search Engines
A general survey of Irish search engines.
July 27, 2002
17: new post   Looksmart Pulling out of UK
"... will be closing their UK offices and exiting the UK market..."
Dec 8, 2003
18: new post   Looksmart UK Drops Google Backfill
"It looks like Looksmart UK have dropped its Google backfill."
Mar 20, 2003
19: new post   Looksmart UK Goes Google
The big switch to Google powered results.
Mar 8, 2002
20: new post   Looksmart UK now re-directs to a new home
UK Net Guide is now the new home for Looksmart UK
Mar 31, 2004
21: new post   MSN - UK Filters Out Looksmart and Inktomi Trusted Feeds
"...MSN have applied filters to remove all Looksmart and trusted feeds in Inktomi..."
Oct 15, 2003
22: new post   MakeMeTop Acquired
"Long time and well known SEO firm, MakeMeTop was just acquired by Unica"
Feb 2, 2010
23: new post   Mirago Introduces Day-Part PPC Service
"Mirago has added a new feature to its PPC service where advertisers can select the best time of day/weekend to deliver their ads."
Nov 28, 2003
24: new post   Mirago Using Stemming
"With all the furor surrounding the use of stemming technology at Google, I was examining some Mirago search results and noticed that they also use stemming technology."
Mar 24, 2004
25: new post   New UK Internet Access Statistics from the ONS
New internet stats are out for the UK.
July 28, 2002
26: new post   Overture UK on Yahoo.com for UK searchers.
"...now getting the top 3 Overture UK listings appearing at the top of Yahoo.com!"
June 27, 2002
27: new post   Overture to Open European HQ in Dublin
"Overture is set to open a center in Dublin that will create 200 jobs..."
Apr 14, 2003
28: new post   Possible changes at Freeserve
"Overture followed by ATW results. "
July 3, 2003
29: new post   Prescription Medicine Ads Pulled on UK Search Engines
Scattered reports coming in that several search engines in the UK are dropping ads for prescription medications. (story breaker - extended homepage run)
Feb 7, 2003
30: new post   PubConference 2 - The Internet Marketing Event of the Year
"You´ve been hearing about PubCon 1 for the past year and wishing you had been there. Don´t miss this opportunity to open yourself to new methods and strategies for web marketing revealed by the friends and family of WebmasterWorld at PubCon 2."
July 4, 2002
31: new post   Spotlight : Espotting
Europes largest PPC search engine based in London England.
Mar 8, 2002
32: new post   UK Netscape OnLine to close
According to reports, AOL (UK) will close Netscape Online (UK) on June 27.
Mar 22, 2002
33: new post   UK Users Seeing Glitched Google Logos
Reports have filtered in for a week that users in the UK are seeing strange Google logo glitches at selected ISPs.
Sept 5, 2002
34: new post   UK and EU Cookie Permissions Compliance
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the UK and EU Cookie Law and how to make your site compliant.
Apr 5, 2012
35: new post   UK's ASA In New Online Advertising Remit For Websites
The UK's Advertising Standards Authority launches a cross-media ad campaign to raise awareness of regulation changes which will see its remit extended to cover marketing on websites from 1st March 2011.[br][br]As a result of the new regulation, marketing communications on companies' own websites and in other third party space under their control, such as Facebook and Twitter, will have to adhere to the non-broadcast advertising rules as set out in the CAP Code.
Jan 19, 2011
36: new post   UK/EU Cookie Law: Sites Must Now Seek Consent
From Sunday, sites must obtain "informed consent" from visitors before saving cookies on a machine.
May 26, 2012
37: new post   UK: Telco/Net Provider, BT, Ordered To Block Access to Pirate Site
In his ruling, Justice Arnold stated: "In my judgment it follows that BT has actual knowledge of other persons using its service to infringe copyright: it knows that the users and operators of Newzbin 2 infringe copyright on a large scale, and in particular infringe the copyrights of the studios in large numbers of their films and television programmes."
July 28, 2011
38: new post   UK:ICO Sends Cookie-Compliance Warning Letters To 75 Major Businesses
The list includes Amazon, Apple, the BBC, Department for Transport, eBay, Google, HSBC, John Lewis, Lloyds TSB, the Met Office, Microsoft, the National Lottery, Network Rail, the NHS, Sainsburys, Scottish Government, Tesco, the Cabinet Office, Virgin Media and Yahoo.
May 31, 2012
39: new post   UKPlus Joins The BTLookSmart Network
"BTLookSmart today announced that it will be providing search solutions to Associated New Media´s (ANM) online sites that include UK Plus,..."
July 22, 2002
40: new post   Updated list of UK search engines
Looking for UK search engines and directories. Here's one of the definitive lists.
Sept 22, 2003
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