Last week our site was filled with all things around tools. And we have a few more surprises up our sleeves on that front. But in the meantime the world kept on spinning. And although 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, we still like to give you an overview of the most important things that happened last week.
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
Is Google Creating an Evernote Competitor?
Google might be launching an Evernote competitor soon. AndroidPolice spotted an app in Google Play called ‘Google Keep’, a note-taking app which was quickly removed after discovery
500,000 Google Reader users switch to Feedly in two days
With Google Reader being dismantled soon its users went looking for alternatives. Most found Feedly to be a good replacement. No less than 500,000 users switched to Feedly in two days, who says RSS is dead?
Google to launch a Newsstand Service “Play News”?
Google may be readying an Apple Newsstand-like feature called Google Play News, with issues and subscriptions.
Android Chief Andy Rubin leaves Android, stays with Google
Andy Rubin, the creator of Android, announced he is stepping down from leading the Android team. He will stay at Google.
Facebook May Launch Hashtags
Facebook is said to be launching hashtags to Open Graph Searches of related posts, but there are privacy concerns.
Facebook tweaks its algorithms to improve Graph Search
Facebook is trying to improve the algorithms and expand the reach of its Graph Search function.
Facebook rolling out new one-column Timeline
Facebook is announcing an update to timeline to help people express what’s important to them. They’re introducing better ways for apps to appear on timeline, improved controls for users, and streamlined tools for setting up Open Graph.
Twitter Now Supports Line Breaks in Tweets
Twitter added support for line breaks, a new feature that lets you spread your 140 character message over several different lines.News | Tags: Facebook, Google, News, Twitter