Tag: Halloween

Google Celebrates Halloween With First-Ever Multiplayer Goo…

Google Celebrates Halloween With First-Ever Multiplayer Goo…

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Google is getting in the Halloween spirit with a first-of-its-kind Google Doodle that’s both interactive and competitive.The Great Ghoul DuelUp to eight people can compete in a multiplayer, interactive Google Doodle.Users can either host a game and invite people they know, or get matched up in a game with randomized players around the world.The goal of “The Great Ghoul Duel” is for teams to collect as many spirt flames as possible within two minutes.Opposing teams can steal each other’s flames with a swipe, and use power-ups that get stronger as more flames are collected.Considering it’s Google’s first-ever multiplayer Doodle it’s rather ambitious. There are even several different maps to compete on, and it all runs on Google Cloud.Other Halloween-Related Search FeaturesGoogle also high
Google Halloween Ranking Update: Possible Niche Update Yest…

Google Halloween Ranking Update: Possible Niche Update Yest…

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Yesterday, on Halloween, I saw a some chatter within the industry around significant ranking changes in Google's search results. The thing is, the complaints are not widespread but there are a nice number of complaints in the SEO communities. I am thinking this is a niche targeted update, impacting a specific tactic or vertical - but it is way too early to know the specifics.Here are some quotes from the ongoing WebmasrterWorld thread with people noticing changes in their rankings and the search results they track in Google:Seems like something is happening again. Many of my keywords have dropped like it did on the 25th. sad Hopefully, things will return to normal after a day or two like it did last time. A bunch of non-relevant articles in front again. It looks as if my keyword...
How To Play (And Win) Google’s Halloween Doodle, ‘The Great…

How To Play (And Win) Google’s Halloween Doodle, ‘The Great…

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The Great Ghoul DuelCredit: Google It's nearly Halloween, and just as surely as the children will dress up as monsters and demand candy, we've got a new playable Google Doodle on our hands. This year we're working with what the search giant is calling "The Great Ghoul Duel." It's a competitive multiplayer arcade game that's likely to neutralize productivity at work today, especially because you can host private games with your co-workers. Starting it up is easy: just go to Google.com and click on the banner at the top. Here's how the game works, on a basic level. You move around with either touch, the arrow keys or the mouse, depending on your platform. It works a little bit like a competitive Pac-Man: you go out into the world and run into blue "sp