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[edited by: aakk9999 at 1:17 am (utc) on Jun 21, 2014]
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I bet this will kill many ecom searches in google as poeple donīt have to search anymore but just get the product detail page on amazon.
How long will google biased/supported amazon serps last?
...It's called Firefly, and it contains image-, text- and audio-recognition technology to help you scan and identify books, songs, movies and other items. Amazon wants you to use Firefly so much that the feature has its own dedicated button on the side of the phone for one-stop shopping.
"The Firefly button lets you identify printed Web and email addresses, phone numbers, QR and bar codes, artwork, and over 100 million items, including songs, movies, TV shows, and products -- and take action in seconds," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in announcing the phone, which will run Amazon's Fire operating system....
Of course it's a sales tool for Amazon, and amazon prime customers are going to love it!
Good thing, too, because if there's one thing small e-commerce sites don't need, it's for the majority of consumers to say "Bye, bye Google" in favor of doing all their shopping searches at Amazon.Amazon has that taken care of too - just open an Amazon Store and they'll sell and ship for a cut of the action.. you wouldn't want to be left out, right?
Good thing, too, because if there's one thing small e-commerce sites don't need, it's for the majority of consumers to say "Bye, bye Google" in favor of doing all their shopping searches at Amazon.
I could not disagree more. The FUTURE of small businesses depends on the very opposite of your opinion
The "opposite of my opinion" would be the belief that small businesses will benefit if searchers flee Google for Amazon.
[edited by: aakk9999 at 12:26 am (utc) on Jun 21, 2014]