Happy Easter, Search Engine Watch readers! In honour of the season – and a bit of spring-like weather finally starting to creep into the air (well, at least here in the UK…) – we have put together a light-hearted search trivia quiz to test your knowledge.
What’s the secret for Food Tube’s successful YouTube presence and how can you create unique content in the food industry? Food Tube is part of the Jamie Oliver Media Group and it was launched in 2013, as a new way to present food recipes, both in an informative and entertaining angle, hoping to transform the traditional format that we’ve known from Jamie Oliver since then.
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Food Tube: How video storytelling led to 2m YouTube subscribers
What is micro-UX? Micro-UX refers to the tiny interactions with a website or app that are designed to delight the user, by making their digital interactions easier, more engaging and ultimately human
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The Joy of Micro UX: 18 delightful examples
Google has created a festive Easter egg for smartphone users.
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Google ‘Let’s Go Caroling’ Easter Egg Turns Your Smartphone Into a Holiday Karaoke Machine
To celebrate its 15th birthday, Google decided to share a neat Easter egg showing how Google used to look in 1998. To see it for yourself, simply search for “google in 1998″ (without the quotes)
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Google in 1998: New Easter Egg Takes You Back in Time
In case you missed it, as part of Geek Week, YouTube added a fun Easter egg that lets you play the classic “Missile Command” Atari video game. To trigger it, play any video, click on white space, type in “1980″, and your game will load.
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Play ‘Missile Command’ Game on YouTube
If you’re a big fan of “Doctor Who”, then you’ll love the new Google Maps Easter egg. When you go to the address of the Police Telephone Box – a.k.a., TARDIS – you can actually “look inside” to see exactly how it appears on “Doctor Who”.
Google Maps ‘Doctor Who’ Easter Egg Lets You Explore TARDIS
In conjunction with the arrival of “Star Trek Into Darkness”, Bing has added a couple of features that fans should appreciate: a home page Easter egg when you search for “beam me up” and a new language option to Bing Translator: Klingon.
A new Easter egg turns Google Images into a playable classic arcade game with a Google twist. Head to Google Images and type “Atari breakout” to fire up “Image Breakout” and start destroying rows of images by bouncing a ball into them.
Ever been watching a HD YouTube video and wondered what it would look like in crappy VHS quality? Me neither. But someone at YouTube did, and now we have a new YouTube Easter egg
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Enable Tape Mode: Watch YouTube Become a Really Bad VCR Player