Sounds funny to hear so much talk about a multi-billion dollar company such as Google struggling to achieve but I can say that for this little digital marketing firm, Google
If you are using Google Apps, and you read this blog, Google+, Google's most recent social media effort, is probably something that you are either interested in or are already active on. Unfortunately up until today it was not possible to use Google+ while also using Google Apps. For many this was a really big obstacle in terms of usage of Google+. As of today Google has fixed this main issue - now Google Apps users can in fact sign up for Google+ under the same account
Hidden among all those great nuggets from "the Summer of Google" has been this new service that I found by accident, and I can't even get back to called "What do you love?" which I guess can best be desribed as a search engine mahsup. It really is one of those things that you have to see to understand but this is a highly visual approach to search.
Google has been on a bit of a roll with their home page of late including my favorite all time Google Doodle, but today I noticed a really big one! It appears that Google has rolled out a new search by voice feature on their main search. Take a look at the attached screengrab from earlier today. While the summer Doodge was fun, almost lost in all the color was the headline - that little tiny microphone icon laid into the search bar.
Update: In case you are wondering, not only was this in my humble opinion the best Google Doodle of 2011, but Google has graciously decided to give this Doodle a