|Forum: UK Search and Internet Marketing News|
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|1:|| Bing and Google Agree to Demote Pirated Music and Movie Sites in UK|
Bing and Google have agreed to demote pirate content sites in UK SERPs.
|Feb 20, 2017|
|2:|| EU Wakes Up To Annoyance of "Cookie Law"|
That annoying EU directive over cookies is being reconsidered, at last, and cookie provision streamlining is proposed.
|Jan 12, 2017|
|3:|| Apple Sending Vehicles To Photograph Streets in UK and Ireland|
In a move to improve Apple's Maps service, it's sending out a fleet of vehicles to the UK and Ireland. It's already been sending vehicles out in the US, and you can find the schedule here.
|June 10, 2015|
|4:|| 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|
|5:|| 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|
|6:|| 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|
|7:|| 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|
|8:|| 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|
|9:|| 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|
|10:|| MakeMeTop Acquired|
"Long time and well known SEO firm, MakeMeTop was just acquired by Unica"
|Feb 2, 2010|
|11:|| YouTube Partner Program Open In The UK||Jan 31, 2008|
|12:|| Yell (UK) Adds PPC & Enhanced Banner Advertising|
"Yell adds pay per click (PPC) and enhanced banner advertising."
|Apr 3, 2007|
|13:|| 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|
|14:|| WebSourced Acquires WebDiversity|
" the Company has entered into a letter of intent to acquire privately held Web Diversity LLC, ("Web Diversity") (see www.webdiversity.co.uk), a London-based leader in paid search management and organic search."
|Nov 2, 2005|
|15:|| Yahoo To Create European HQ in Dublin|
"The American Internet firm Yahoo! is to locate its European headquarters in Dublin with the creation of almost 400 new jobs over the next five years. Three-quarters of the new jobs will be for graduates with skills in information technology, financial services, customer support and website editorial."
|Feb 16, 2005|
|16:|| 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|
|17:|| Looksmart UK now re-directs to a new home|
UK Net Guide is now the new home for Looksmart UK
|Mar 31, 2004|
|18:|| 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|
|19:|| freesearch PR Blitz|
New search engine in the UK, Freesearch making some headway.
|Feb 29, 2004|
|20:|| Looksmart Pulling out of UK|
"... will be closing their UK offices and exiting the UK market..."
|Dec 8, 2003|
|21:|| 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|
|22:|| 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|
|23:|| Updated list of UK search engines|
Looking for UK search engines and directories. Here's one of the definitive lists.
|Sept 22, 2003|
|24:|| Yahoo UK Showing Inktomi Results.|
Like Yahoo Canada last month, Yahoo.co.uk cranks up the beta test on Inktomi powered results.
|Aug 10, 2003|
|25:|| Getting a UK site listed in UK searches|
Getting sites listed in the UK SERPs.
|July 7, 2003|
|26:|| Possible changes at Freeserve|
"Overture followed by ATW results. "
|July 3, 2003|
|27:|| 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|
|28:|| Overture to Open European HQ in Dublin|
"Overture is set to open a center in Dublin that will create 200 jobs..."
|Apr 14, 2003|
|29:|| Espotting Raises Min Bid to 10p|
"Espotting will be increasing its minimum bid from 5p to 10p across the UK network."
|Mar 27, 2003|
|30:|| BBC Search Now Using Inktomi|
Looks like there was a switch from Google to Inktomi over the weekend.
|Mar 24, 2003|
|31:|| Looksmart UK Drops Google Backfill|
"It looks like Looksmart UK have dropped its Google backfill."
|Mar 20, 2003|
|32:|| 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|
|33:|| 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|
|34:|| 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|
|35:|| BT LookSmart Adds Wisenut To Search Directory Service|
Looksmart completes integration of WiseNut search index.
|Nov 4, 2002|
|36:|| 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|
|37:|| New UK Internet Access Statistics from the ONS|
New internet stats are out for the UK.
|July 28, 2002|
|38:|| Irish Search Engines|
A general survey of Irish search engines.
|July 27, 2002|
|39:|| 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:|| Excite UK is back|
Excite UK is back, using Fast DB and DMOZ.
|July 22, 2002|