Holidays

  • Celebrating businesses giving back this Ramadan

    … In the heart of Istanbul, where I was born and raised, is the Hagia Sophia, a breathtakingly beautiful monument with a storied history. Over the centuries it has been a cathedral, a mosque, and a museum. When you stand inside, you see Arabic calligraphy alongside Christian relics. From afar you see its minarets surrounding a Byzantine church…

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  • Finding the Qibla in augmented reality

    … The Qibla Finder uses your phone camera to paint a clear blue line towards the Qibla When people search for the Qibla—the direction Muslims turn to at prayer—they often look for a website or an app to point them in the right direction. Which explains why the word “compass” often pops up when we look at Qibla-related search results over…

    The Official Google Blog- 28 readers -
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  • Finding the Qibla in augmented reality

    … The Qibla Finder uses your phone camera to paint a clear blue line towards the Qibla When people search for the Qibla—the direction Muslims turn to at prayer—they often look for a website or an app to point them in the right direction. Which explains why the word “compass” often pops up when we look at Qibla-related search results over…

    The Official Google Blog- 25 readers -
  • How Google products help you observe and adapt to Ramadan

    … Every year around Ramadan, people turn to Search with questions like “What is Ramadan?” or “Why do Muslims fast in the summer?” For those who celebrate Ramadan, the questions can be a bit more complex: “When is Iftar in Finland?” or “How do I stay healthy during Ramadan?” A few weeks ago, searches—my own included—started pouring in. I looked up…

    The Official Google Blogin Google How To's- 18 readers -
  • Ready for Ramadan? We are.

    … Every year around Ramadan, people turn to Search with questions like “What is Ramadan?” or “Why do Muslims fast in the summer?” For those who celebrate Ramadan, the questions can be a bit more complex: “When is Iftar in Finland?” or “How do I stay healthy during Ramadan?” A few weeks ago, searches—my own included—started pouring in. I looked up…

    The Official Google Blog- 24 readers -
    Earlier about the same topic:
  • Ready for Ramadan? We are.

    … Every year around Ramadan, people turn to Search with questions like “What is Ramadan?” or “Why do Muslims fast in the summer?” For those who celebrate Ramadan, the questions can be a bit more complex: “When is Iftar in Finland?” or “How do I stay healthy during Ramadan?” A few weeks ago, searches—my own included—started pouring in. I looked up…

    The Official Google Blog- 23 readers -
  • 5 Ways Retail Changes in the Spring – Seasonal Small Biz Tips

    … Local businesses have been shaking off the snow, cleaning their gutters and updating their inventory and displays to prepare for spring. Does that include you? Ensure your business is ready as well. Here are a few key trends local businesses should keep in mind for spring. 1. They’re spending more time outside. With the weather warming up…

    Dex Media- 21 readers -
  • Santa Tracker: ready for take-off

    … and Vixen (Rudolph and the other reindeer too). Starting today you can follow Kris Kringle around the world as he delivers presents to all the good boys and girls. Get a front-row seat to the show using Android, Google Maps or Google.com. You can also stream Santa’s journey on your TV using Chromecast. Happy holidays from the Google elves at the North Pole! …

    The Official Google Blog- 34 readers -
  • All the Feels: How Brands Use Holiday Video Campaigns

    … the Campbell’s snowman is yet again melting into a young boy enjoying his soup. These ads just keep pulling us in year after year. Why? It’s because these brands simply do marketing well and their videos shine as bright as the lights on the Christmas tree. As new media, like the internet and social platforms, are on the rise, brands take advantage…

    AllTwitterin How To's- 30 readers -
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