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
Twitter got hacked
Twitter disclosed that its systems had been attacked in the past week by an unidentified group of hackers.
Google reaches deal with French government
After years of disputes around the digitization of out-of-print works with French book publishers and authors, Google announced that its legal battles in France were finally over.
Google Responds to European Antitrust Concerns
On the European Commission’s deadline of January 31 Google provided a response to antitrust concerns by submitting a proposal regarding what it is willing to settle.
Facebook introduces the Facebook Card, a New Type of Gift Card
From now on people can give their friends gifts to Jamba Juice, Olive Garden, Sephora, and Target all on one reusable gift card from Facebook.
Google shares hit all-time high
Google’s stock, which rose to $775.32 today, contrasts with the stock performance of rival Apple.
Google Flight Search update: search for regions
Google updated Flight Search today to allow travelers to search flights by region, rather than just airport.
Marissa Mayer’s 3 Goals for Yahoo: A Better UI, Bigger International Reach And Broader Demographics
Marissa Mayer said that the biggest opportunities for Yahoo lie in “search, display, mobile and video,” and, in search
Facebook Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results
Facebook reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012News | Tags: Facebook, Google, News