We are going to talk about Google again and what they did in February, March and April.
Google Redesigns Google Profiles (Search Engine Land)
Google announced that they made improvements in their Google Profile product to make it easier for users to control info and socialize.
New: Google Lets You Block Any Site From Search Results (Search Engine Land)
You can block any site from showing up on Google Search results now, if you do a search in Google, and then return to the search results near the Cache where you will show " Block all …."
Gmail Unveils Another Weapon Against Email Overload: Smart Labels (TechCrunch)
Google is exploring new tool in the fight with information overload – notifications in Gmail, which the email client will automatically tag and arrange.
Google Maps Allows You To Tweet Hotpot Reviews; Adds “Pinging” Feature To Check-Ins (TechCrunch)
"Google is making its local directory Places a bit more social today by allowing users to share Hotpot recommendations and reviews on Twitter directly from Google Maps for Android Phones. As you may remember, Hotpot is Google’s new local recommendation service that allows you to rate and review Places."
YouTube launches reform school for copyright violators: You're welcome, Hollywood
Google took upon the not easy task to educate users about copyright.
Google drops define: function? (Phil Bradley's weblog)
I am a big fan of define function in Google like Phil Bradley, I don't think Google dropped it completely but the number of definitions is reduced to one or two.
Google News Gets A Bit More Personal (Search Engine Land)
Google News page now opens with stories based on previous searches and with the option to add news stories to your news page.