The text-based ad format had already been tested with AdWords advertisers in the US, the UK, Germany and Japan. The Mobile ad’s test would surely help advertisers reach users with applicable information when they’re on the go. With Mobile ad’s, advertisers could also link users to their mobile website or enable them to call their business just through click-to-call.
Google is now back with the feature that let users create multiple different websites with different addresses. So one can create up to five websites with different URL’s.
Many critics complained about their website URL was an easy target for spam bots looking for email addresses. For example, site http://gootch1.googlepages.com/ reveals the email in it (email@example.com) to spam bots. This time with the new updates of Google Pages, you are now allowed to hide your primary website in the site settings effectively hiding your email address from spam bots.
To honor Geography Awareness Week, Google recently released a new featured content on Google Earth. The new content now uses overlay maps by David Rumsey Historical Maps to attach users to information about world wide history. The David Rumsey maps overlaid on Google Earth integrated historic cartographic masterpieces dating as back as the 17th century.
Google Earth is also dealing with National Geographic to network interactive geography quizzes with the maps that test users’ knowledge of Africa that is the focus of Geography Awareness Week this year. It would feature community-generated data about Africa, in addition to flags from the 53 sovereign nations of the continent.
Google this Monday introduced its first upgrade to its business software line, offering organizations a new way to give individual employees or for any group members a personalized home page.
In this new personalized home page feature an organizations functions has a central access point for Google Apps, short for applications and a set of Web-based business software, which aimed at small-business users that was Google introduced in August.
usinesses, schools and non-profit groups could now set up individual Google home pages with their shared news feeds, calendars, and any expense systems, among various options. The rest is defined by users, who could add dozens of directly updating features.