14 March 2017 the Open directory project also known as Open Directory Project (ODP) and DMOZ will be closed. About it reported on the website of the project.
In may 2016 to Google appeared the ability to search by Emoji. Now the data for these queries began to appear in the report 'Analysis of search queries' in webmaster tools
Developed an app for Mozilla Firefox. Using the Add-on Developer Hub, I released the app and is now awaiting moderation, because I have passed all the necessary tests.
As reports the TASS with reference to words of the deputy chief of Legal Department FAS of Russia Larisa Vovkovski, the appeal was received yesterday, 27 February 2017. The terms of the settlement agreement has not yet been discussed.
In the past year, the Sputnik/Maps team the worked for a new user interface that combines modern design and modular approach. In particular, in the map service added a personal sections and additional services.
Social network OK showed increased of advertising revenues by 25% in comparison with the year 2015, without increasing the amount of advertising. As reported in the official blog of the social network, increased revenues from mobile advertising formats. Mobile advertising increased by 29%.
Social network VK announced about the launch of the new application for communities — Status of orders for the online stores groups. The app helps to notify the customer about the status of their order directly in the social network. If you change the order status in CRM, client almost instantly recognizes, did the payment for the chosen goods or when he will be delivered.
During the last hangout for webmasters Google spokesman John Mueller told how to optimize images for search engines.
YouTube has reached a significant milestone: at present YouTube users are spend a billion hours for online video per day. About it stated the Vice-President of Development Christos Goodrow:
English-speaking users have noticed that Google is testing a new format local search results for mobile devices.