A lot is happening in the world of search and social and as you know State of Search is not a news-reporting site but a site that interprets the news and looks at why something is happening and what that means to you.
That doesn’t mean however we are not interested in the news. In this post we will bring the top stories of what happened last week with links to articles around the web. So you will know what you’ve missed.
Here’s what happened last week
Facebook launches Graph Search
Bing social sidebar gets Facebook status updates, links, and comments
Related to the Facebook news their partners in search Bing announced extensions to their social sidebar with Facebook updates, links and comments now showing there.
Chrome Gets Search Encryption
Data is the future, but data is getting scarce as well. After other browsers like Firefox already started using Google SSL Search — and thus blocking publishers from receiving search term data, now Google Chrome follows.
Fortune’s top 100 employers for 2013: Google first, Microsoft 75
Always wanted to work for Google? Well we understand why. The company wast voted best of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2013 by Fortune.
Google to build New Headquarters in London
Google is planning a new headquarter in London. They completed a £1bn property deal to move its UK headquarters to a site near King’s Cross.
Google and the Donkey in Botswana
A strange story last week. Google officially denied that one of its Google Maps Street View cars killed a donkey in Botswana. Images on Street View seemed to suggest that.
Twitter to open office in Brazil
Brazil is one of the countries which have ‘the future’ or maybe are already there with a blossoming economy and a lot of tech. Twitter has noticed that and is now opening offices in Sao Paulo.News | Tags: Bing, Facebook, Google, News