Archive for the ‘Google.com’ Category

YouTube Topics On Search Beta

November 22, 2010

I thought this was an interesting innovation in YouTube search – YouTube Topics On Search Beta.

YouTube Topics on Search Beta

YouTube Topics on Search Beta

While pointing to other Topics while searching in YouTube will likely result in more searches, I wonder if the same would be true if Google added the same feature to its search results on Google.com?

Google Experiment: Instant Previews

November 9, 2010

Today Google announced yet another new Experiment – Google Instant Previews.

Google Instant Previews

Google Instant Previews

With Google Instant Previews searchers can see a preview from within any search result without having to leave Google.com

Clicking the magnifying glass produces a screen shot of the search results page.

Instant Previews

Instant Previews

To try the latest Google Experiment – Google Instant Previews you will have to start your search from the Google Experiments domain –  http://www.google.com/webhp?esrch=instantpreviews

Will Google AdWords experiment with Instant Preview “Ads” anytime soon?

I don’t think so..

 

New Google Place Pages For Mobile

April 27, 2010

Try the new Google Place Pages for mobile.

See the hours, dynamic maps, and what people are saying about local businesses.

Just go to Google.com on your iPhone 3.0+ or Android 2.0+ phone, search for a business, and click on the local listing for the business in the search results.