Social Networks Unite Against Google’s G Plus-Integrated Search

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
Fearing that Google is veering away from its mission of being a neutral Internet directory, engineers from Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace created an open-source plug-in to alter Google’s “Search Plus Your World” that prioritizes data collected from its social network Google+ in its search engine results. This plug-in would include social media results from other social networks apart from G+ such

Twitter, Google Trade Barbs Over Google+ Integration in Search

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012
Twitter has posted an official statement saying Google’s changes would make it more difficult for consumers to find breaking news often shared by Twitter users. “As we’ve seen time and time again, news breaks first on Twitter. As a result, Twitter accounts and Tweets are often the most relevant (search) results,” the company said. The statement continued: “We’re concerned that