Google getting more local with search

In Local Search by Marius Badenhorst

In the first week of April, Google announced changes to search results for local queries, such as restaurants and dentists, etc that would use a location based search such as …

Google – The early warning system

In Local Search by Louis Venter

An interesting deviation from Google Trends is turning out to be an early warning system for Flu outbreaks. When millions of people start searching for “Flu symptoms” this collective data …

Google Map invades privacy rights

In Local Search by Marius Badenhorst

In May, Google launched a new feature to Google Map called Street View. This option allows the average user to see in virtual and “real time” shots of most of …