Google, Yahoo, Microsoft To Fight Illegal Pharmacies With White House

Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft can’t agree on much, and you might imagine that tossing some politicians into the situation wouldn’t help, but a common goal’s come to light.  These companies, along with many others and the Obama administration, intend to stop illegal online pharmacies from doing business. William McQuillen reported today that a group including […]

Report: Brand Perception Suffers in 2010 for Google, Yahoo, Facebook, MySpace

WebProNews received some interesting findings from YouGov BrandIndex, indicating that it has not been a good year for public perception of social media brands (which in this case includes Google, Yahoo, Bing, and AOL, in addition to more obvious brands like Facebook and MySpace). "2010 was a tough year for public perception of the top […]

Opera Confirms Mobile Web Use Soaring

Mobile Web use is soaring on a global basis, at least if the newest data from Opera holds with respect to other browsers.  Opera reported today that page views and data consumption – along with sheer user numbers – are all increasing at a rapid pace. Let’s waste no time getting into the stats.  Opera […]

Now You Can Update Your Facebook Status via Yahoo Mail

Yahoo’s social media strategy of lots and lots of Facebook is coming to fruition in a big way today, with the web portal rolling out deeper integration of Facebook within Yahoo Mail. Last month, Yahoo started with its first Yahoo Mail/Facebook integration: importing Facebook friends’ e-mail addresses into their Yahoo contacts. Today’s two new features […]

Trada Crowdsources Search Engine Marketing Campaigns

This post is part of Mashable’s Spark of Genius series, which highlights a unique feature of startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. The series is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. Name: Trada Quick Pitch: Trada’s online marketplace boosts Google and Yahoo search ad results […]