Danny Sullivan, Quoted In…

I’ve been cited by a wide range of publications and media outlets, including the New York Times, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, ABC Nightline and various shows on NPR.

Background Pieces

Below are news articles specifically about me or where I’ve been recognized beyond just being quoted in a story.

Danny Sullivan Talks Search Engine History & The Future Of Search
Internet History Podcast, Dec. 1, 2014

100 Influential Tech People On Twitter
Business Insider, April 14, 2014

Top 50 Most Retweeted By Midsized Marketers
AdWeek, Feb. 7, 2014

101 Signals: You Only Need to Listen to 16 People to Know What’s Up in the Tech World
Wired, Aug. 2013

Small Business Owners: Top 50 Twitter Influencers Worth Following
DBCC, June 27, 2012

.net 227: Danny Sullivan Interview
.net, May 2012

140 Best Twitter Feeds: Danny Sullivan
Time, March 28, 2011

Danny Sullivan’s Desk
Coast Magazine, June 2010 (page 44)

Danny Sullivan, Search Engine Content Hurricane
DishyMix Podcast, October 2007

Got a search engine question? Ask Mr. Sullivan
USA Today, Aug. 1, 2006

A Brief Look at Danny’s Appearance on Nightline
Search Engine Watch, Jan. 21, 2006

Walt Mossberg’s Favorite Tech Blogs
Wall Street Journal, Nov. 16, 2005

Helping Webmasters Land in Search Engines’ Nets
New York Times, March 23, 2000

Below is a running list of citations or interviews….

2014

Stephen Colbert Has a Mock Feud With Google Over Search Results
New York Times, Oct. 20, 2014

Ads Tied to Web Searches Criticized as Deceptive
Wall Street Journal, Oct. 13, 2014

Apple vs. Google: The race is on for the wrist, TV, car
USA Today, June 27, 2014

Google ramps up Android ambitions
USA Today, June 26, 2014

Power of Microsoft’s Bing an open question in search industry
Reuters, June 19. 2014

Google Faces Demands as Court Backs Right to Be Forgotten
Marketplace, May 13, 2014

Google vs. the ‘Right to be Forgotten’
Marketplace, May 13, 2014

If Google+ Heads to the Grave, at Least It’ll Have Direction
Time, April 25, 2014

Google+ Chief Vic Gundotra Departs
Wall Street Journal, April 24, 2014

People Don’t Like Google Glass Because It Makes Them Seem Weak
The Atlantic, April 20, 2014

How publishers tweak content for the social Web
Digiday, April 15, 2014

Google Weighs Boosting Encrypted Sites in Its Search Algorithm
Wall Street Journal, April 14, 2014

Data Breaches: A New Way to Game Google?
Bloomberg, March 4, 2014

Top 10 Online Marketing Experts To Follow In 2014
Forbes, Feb. 28, 2014

Facebook hopes iPhone users keep eyes glued to Paper app
LA Times, Feb. 4, 2014

The biggest land rush in the history of the internet starts on February 4
Quartz, Jan. 22, 2014

Xbox Endorsements On YouTube Cause Flap
Wall Street Journal, Jan. 21, 2014

For Google, a Toehold Into Goods for a Home
New York Times, Jan. 13, 2014

2013

Google Win in Copyright Suit May Bolster Web Dominance
Bloomberg, Nov. 14, 2013

Want to star in Google Ads? Or is that oversharing?
USA Today, Nov. 9, 2013

Apps That Know What You Want, Before You Do
New York Times, July 29, 2013

Google Hangouts on air a success for L.A.TV station
USA Today, July 22, 2013

NSA scandal delivers record numbers of internet users to DuckDuckGo
Guardian, July 10, 2013

Yahoo Shuts Down Internet Relic AltaVista
AP, July 8, 2013

A New Tool Aims to Help Facebook Users Dig Deep
New York Times, July 7, 2013

FTC tells search engines to clearly label advertisements
Marketplace, June 26, 2013

Do You Bing? Time to Take the No. 2 Search Engine Seriously
NBC News, June 26, 2013

Fixing Your Online Reputation: There’s An Industry For That
WSIU – NPR, May 30, 2013

Can A Small Search Engine Take On Google?
On The Media, April 12, 2013

As Web Search Goes Mobile, Competitors Chip at Google’s Lead
New York Times, April 3, 2013

Digital Easter eggs: A developer’s secret message to you
Marketplace, March 29, 2013

Google under fire for sending users’ information to developers
LA Times, Feb. 14, 2013

Fighting dirty: Microsoft’s mean ‘Scroogled’ ads are a sign of what’s to come
The Verge, Feb. 13, 2013

Why new top-level web domains are doomed to fail
The Guardian, Feb. 12, 2013

Racial bias alleged in Google’s ad results
Boston Globe, Feb. 6, 2013

Facebook introduces new search tool
Los Angeles Times, Jan. 16, 2013

Facebook Unveils Social-Search Tool Challenging Google
Bloomberg, Jan. 16, 2013

Facebook Graph Search: Zuckerberg reveals origin of Google privacy rift
The Guardian, Jan. 16, 2013

Facebook Announces Graph Search Tool
ABC Nightline, Jan. 15, 2013

Zuckerberg Unveils “Graph Search” on Facebook
NBC Bay Area, Jan. 15, 2013

With regulators standing down, Google prepares Search 2.0

CNN Money, Jan. 14, 2013

Google Free to Extend Web Search Lead as U.S. Ends Probe
Bloomberg, Jan. 4, 2013

Eric Schmidt’s North Korea Trip May Not Be as Ridiculous as It Sounds
Wired, Jan. 4, 2013

In Google Antitrust Settlement, FTC Says Rivals’ Pain Is Users’ Gain
Huffington Post, Jan. 3, 2013

2012

Santa’s journey differs on Google, Microsoft trackers
Washington Post, Dec. 24, 2012

Microsoft ads deride Google as bad place to shop
Associated Press, Nov. 28, 2012

Microsoft Claims Google ‘Scroogled’ Shoppers, But Bing Uses Mix of Paid and Unpaid Ads
Huffington Post, Nov. 28, 2012

Ducking Google in search engines
Washington Post, Nov. 9, 2012

Google faces moment of truth on monopoly probe
AFP, Oct. 21, 2012

Europe to call for Google to be more transparent about data collection
Washington Post, Oct. 15, 2012

Google results can go ‘completely wrong’
CNN, Oct. 13, 2012

Who’s on mobile first? Google, Facebook race to get there first
Los Angeles Times, Oct. 12, 2012

Marissa Mayer’s new job at Yahoo is just part of the story
Los Angeles Times, July 18, 2012

Foursquare checks in on a new business plan
Marketplace, June 7, 2012

2 troubling examples of Google’s conflicts
San Francisco Chronicle, June 3, 2012

Google to start charging companies for listings
Financial Times, May 31, 2012

Google to Charge Retailers for Product-Search Placements
Bloomberg BusinessWeek, May 31, 2012

Google to Require Retailers to Pay
Wall Street Journal, May 31, 2012

Google Chrome now most used search engine
Marketplace, May 22, 2012

Facebook vs. Google: The epic battle
CNET, May 17, 2012

‘Information’ To ‘Knowledge Agent’: Google Changes The Way It Does Search
NPR, May 16, 2012

Is Google+ a Ghost Town, and Does It Matter?
BusinessWeek, May 16, 2012

Google Revamps Search Engine To Make It Smarter
May 16, Wall Street Journal

Microsoft’s Bing search to go social with new ‘sidebar’ for friends
Seattle Times, May 11, 2012

Driverless cars and how they would change motoring
BBC, May 10, 2012

Google’s stock-splitting power grab
Marketplace, April 13, 2012

Will shift to mobile change balance of power between Apple and Google?
San Jose Mercury News, March 19, 2012

Google launches digital media destination Google Play
Los Angeles Times, March 6, 2012

Rick Santorum’s Google Problem Subsides
Wall St. Journal, Feb. 29, 2012

Santorum’s Persistent Google Problem
New York Times, Feb. 29, 2012

Disruptions: Growing Too Big for a Conscience
New York Times, Feb. 26, 2012

In Politics, Google Is A Weapon
BusinessWeek, Feb. 23, 2011

Google slammed for latest privacy breach
San Jose Mercury News, Feb. 17, 2012

Santorum’s ‘Google problem’ isn’t Google’s problem
Fortune, Feb. 10, 2012

Define this! Google exposes dirty words
Fox News, Feb. 6, 2012

‘Social Mission’ Vision Meets Wall Street
New York Times, Feb. 1, 2012

Google’s new privacy policy means more sharing
Marketplace, Jan 26, 2012

Google search shift adds potential, draws critics
MarketWatch, Jan. 26, 2012

Google gets personal, searches your world, not just the Web
Los Angeles Times, Jan. 12, 2012

Rick Santorum’s Google problem
Marketplace, Jan. 6, 2012

Why social media couldn’t predict the Iowa race
CNN, Jan. 6, 2012

A bad case of lexical sabotage
The Economist, Jan. 5, 2012

An SEO Expert on Fixing Rick Santorum’s Google Problem
AdAge, Jan. 5, 2012

Google relegates Chrome home page after spam criticism
The Telegraph, Jan. 5, 2012

A Leader in Iowa, Santorum Still Has Trouble Online
New York Times, Jan. 4, 2012

Chromed: Google Demotes Itself in Its Own Searches
Fox News, Jan. 4, 2012

Google Punishes Itself for Violating Own Rules
Slate, Jan. 4, 2012

Microsoft celebrates IE6 death as Google downranks Chrome
BBC, Jan. 4, 2012

Want to learn about Santorum? You might not want to search the Web at work
MSNBC, Jan. 4, 2012

Will Google be forced to ban its own browser from its index?
The Guardian, Jan. 3, 2012

Google Chrome’s ‘sponsored posts’ explained
Washington Post, Jan. 3, 2012

2011

Facebook vs. Google: The battle for the future of the Web
Fortune, Nov. 3, 2011

Google Changes Search Algorithm, Trying to Make Results More Timely
New York Times, Nov. 3, 2011

O’Brien: Google’s grip on users is as firm as it is invisible
San Jose Mercury News, Oct. 1, 2011

Senators to question Google chairman on antitrust issues
USA Today, Sept. 20, 2011

Search Engine Expert: Rick Santorum’s New Crusade Against Google Is Total Nonsense
Talking Points Memo, Sept. 20, 2011

Water district taps Google for good coverage
Los Angeles Times, Sept. 13, 2011

Local business site challenges Google ranking
Mercury News, July 28, 2011

Could Google have caught the Norway killer?
Sydney Morning Herald, July 28, 2011

Google+ Claims 20 Million Members in First Month
ABC News, July 27, 2011

Can Google Plus Compete With Facebook And Twitter?
NPR’s Science Friday, July 15, 2011 (and here)

Google+ gains members on limited invites
USA Today, July 13, 2011

5 ways to turn traffic spikes from major news stories into return visits
Poynter, July 6, 2011

Amazon Cuts Ties With Calif. Affiliates To Avoid Tax
NPR’s Morning Edition, July 1, 2001

Can Google+ Overtake Facebook, Avoid MySpace’s Fate?
PBS MediaShift, July 1, 2011

The Six Stages of Google+ Grief
WSJ Digits, June 30, 2011

Google likely to face antitrust subpoenas from FTC
San Francisco Chronicle, June 24, 2011

Google Probe Could Be Years-Long Battle
The Street, June 24, 2011

Internet braces for ‘.Vegas’ and other not-coms
AP, June 17, 2011

Amazon Mechanical Turk Will Hook You Up With Porn Jobs That Pay Pennies
Forbes, June 15, 2011

“Warm mangos” search stumps Google CEO Larry Page
Seattle Times, June 8, 2011

Bing: new Toolbox, Webmaster Tools; Business Portal
LiveSide, June 8, 2011

Google and Bing search fight gets passive aggressive
Seattle Times, June 8, 2011

Apple iCloud Begs Google Response
The Street, June 7, 2011

That famous space shuttle photo: When is sharing stealing
MSNBC, May 23, 2011

The rise of social search
APM Marketplace, May 19, 2011

Microsoft Bing Adds Facebook Data
Bloomberg, May 16, 2011

Facebook, Foe of Anonymity, Is Forced to Explain a Secret
New York Times, May 13, 2011

Google Takes to TV to Promote Browser
New York Times, May 3, 2011

Sony’s Playstation waiting game
APM Marketplace, April 27, 2011

Why Google threw Overstock in the penalty box
CNN Money, April 25, 2011

Google Saves The News!
Forbes, April 25, 2011

Why Social Media Reinvigorates the Market for Quality Journalism
Mashable, April 13, 2011

The Influencers: Five to Follow on Twitter for SEO
Entrepreneur, April 13, 2011

Search engines tap social media to tailor results
San Francisco Chronicle, April 11, 2011

StumbleUpon’s social makeover makes a splash
USA Today, April 5, 2011

With +1, Google really, really wants to be your friend
CNN, March 31, 2011

Despite Paywall, New York Times Readers Spot Holes to Read for Free
ABC News, March 30, 2011

Danny Sullivan On How Viable It Is To Build Your Business On Google, Among Other Things
TechCrunch, March 16, 2011

Navigating a Texas-Size Fest
Wall St. Journal, March 15, 2011

Search undergoing biggest disruption since the dawn of Google
San Jose Mercury News, March 13, 2011

Google Revamps to Fight Cheaters
Wall Street Journal, Feb. 26, 2011

Seeking to Weed Out Drivel, Google Adjusts Search Engine
New York Times, Feb. 25, 2011

Google makes major change in search ranking algorithms
Los Angeles Times, Feb. 25, 2011

Google Changes How It Ranks Search Results to Spotlight High-Quality Sites
Bloomberg, Feb. 25, 2011

Google changes algorithm to fight search spam
San Jose Mercury News, Feb. 25, 2011

vGoogle, Bing Tussle Over Search
NPR’s All Things Considered, Feb. 2, 2011

Search smackdown for Google and Bing
APM’s Marketplace, Feb. 2, 2011

Demand Media shares soar 35% in IPO
CNN Money, Jan. 26, 2011

Meet the New Boss
Newsweek, Jan. 23, 2011

Greenberg: A Google Crackdown at Demand Media?
CNBC, Jan. 21, 2011

Google Shakeup: Larry Page Back As CEO
NPR, Jan. 21, 2011

Google CEO surprise: Larry Page replacing Eric Schmidt
USA Today, Jan. 20, 2011

Why did Google’s Eric Schmidt step down?
CNN, Jan. 20, 2011

Google co-founder Page to replace Schmidt as CEO
AP, Jan. 20, 2011

Google’s Page returns as CEO in surprise executive shake-up
LA Times, Jan. 20, 2011

Google’s Larry Page to become CEO
San Jose Mercury News, Jan. 20, 2011

Google’s CEO Shakeup: Why Pick Larry Page?
Huffington Post, Jan. 20, 2011

Google looks to its next decade
AFP, Jan 20, 2011

Google Shake-Up Is Effort to Revive Start-Up Spark
New York Times, Jan. 20, 2011

2010

What Is Yahoo
APM’s Marketplace, Dec. 14, 2010

Google Raises Curtain on Chrome OS Notebooks
New York Times, Dec. 7, 2010

Google Gambit for Groupon Raises Concern
New York Times, Nov. 30, 2010

Google search investigation sparked by complaint from British site
The Guardian, Nov. 30 2010

A Bully Finds a Pulpit on the Web
New York Times, Nov. 26, 2010
(with bonus pic of me in my office. and no, I’m not the bully in the story)

Facebook launches new messaging system
San Jose Mercury News, Nov. 15, 2010

Facebook jumps into the e-mail fray
San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 15, 2010

Google picks up data, threats, investigations, criticisms
APM’s Marketplace, Nov. 11, 2010

Serfing the web
The Economist, Nov. 11, 2010

As TV and Web join, Clicker points you to where shows are
USA Today, Nov. 4, 2010

Start-Up Aims at Google
Wall Street Journal, Nov. 1, 2010

A New Search Engine, Where Less Is More
New York Times, Oct. 31, 2010

Game Changers: Sergey Brin & Larry Page
Bloomberg, Oct. 29, 2010

Will Google TV Survive?
APM’s Marketplace, Oct. 29, 2010

Specialized search engines not ‘Google killers’
ZDNet Asia, Sept. 27, 2010

Moral search engines squeeze out sin on Internet
AFP, Sept. 19, 2010

Nielsen: Bing Overtook Yahoo in Search Share
Ad Age, Sept. 14, 2010

Google Instant searches before you finish typing
USA Today, Sept. 9, 2010

Google stellt den Suchturbo an
Stern, Sept. 9, 2010

Danny Sullivan on search neutrality
Surprisingly Free Podcast, Aug. 30, 2010

SEO Makes It Too Late for Truth for ‘Ground Zero Mosque’
Poynter Online, Aug. 25, 2010

Google’s Gmail offers free calls
BBC, Aug. 25, 2010

Microsoft, Yahoo mesh search powers against Google
Seattle Times, Aug. 24, 2010

ChaCha, KGB see text messages as alternative to search engines on cellphones
Washington Post, Aug. 15, 2010

Android ‘voice action’ launched by Google
BBC, Aug. 13, 2010

Challenges in the Search Engine World
KCBS, Aug. 8, 2010

Mystery Writer: Does Citibank’s S . Larson Really Exist?
Wall Street Journal, Aug. 6, 2010

Bing and Google in a Race for Features
New York Times, Aug. 1, 2010

Facebook makes move into search with Questions
BBC, July 29, 2010

BP Buys Oil Spill-Related Search Terms
NPR’s All Things Considered, June 8, 2010

California Supreme Court to Hear Former Employee’s Ageism Case Against Google
Fast Company, May 24, 2010

A need for speed
Boston Globe, May 23, 2010

Apple Upsets the Google Search Cart
TheStreet, May 18, 2010

Google mistakenly collected WiFi data
CNN Money, May 14, 2010

Tech CEOs try to predict who’ll win tomorrow’s tech race
USA Today, May 10, 2010

Google search page gets a face lift
Los Angeles Times, May 6, 2010

Ballmer: We’ll beat Google someday
InfoWorld, March 2, 2010

Google’s Gmail to try to challenge Facebook
USA Today, Feb. 10, 2010

Evidence points to attack on Yahoo, as well
Bloomberg, Jan. 15, 2010

Google and China play hardball in fight over search services
USA Today, Jan. 14, 2010

April 2010 through January 2008

I’m working on it. Eventually, I’ll work back with some key mentions as well as keeping things fresh going forward.

December 2007

Wikipedia Competitor Being Tested by Google
New York Times, Dec. 15, 2007

Ask.com to let users erase queries
Los Angeles Times, Dec. 11, 2007

September & August 2007

Click On
BBC Radio 4, Sept. 17, 2007

Misgivings Spoil Plans of Start-Up

New York Times, Aug. 22, 2007

August 2007 through January 2003

Again, I’m working on it! Plus, the months above for this year aren’t complete (and probably never will be)

2002

Engine trouble
The Guardian, Sept. 5, 2002

For online shoppers, a sorry ‘search’
The Christian Science Monitor, July 22, 2002

AOL Replaces Overture With Google
New York Times, May 2, 2002

Search engine upstart Teoma takes aim at Google
AP, March 31, 2002
– no longer online –

Your Search For an Engine Stops With Google
Washington Post, Jan. 18, 2002
– no longer online –

Seeking search engine perfection
The Guardian, Jan. 17, 2002

2001

Google sees profit in product images
News.com, Dec. 19, 2001

Striving to Top the Search Lists
New York Times, Dec. 10. 2001

A simple thanks to mother of all search engines
Chicago Tribune, Nov. 22, 2001
– no longer online –

Google evaluates subscription options
News.com, Oct. 25, 2001

Cyber Law Journal: Invisible Publishing Sparks a Lawsuit
New York Times, June 29, 2001

Paid Placement Is Catching On in Web Searches
New York Times, June 4, 2001

A Search Engine Goes Beyond Google
New York Times, May 17, 2001

Go.com: Just Go, Already
Forbes, March 13, 2001

Teacup Rescue Dogs Vancouver
Village Voice, March 5, 2001

Search results becoming more commercial
San Jose Mercury News, Feb. 15, 2001
– no longer online –

The Search Engine as Crystal Ball
New York Times, Feb. 5, 2001

The tricks that win clicks
BBC, Jan. 22, 2001

2000

Firms pay for search engine play
AP, Dec. 11, 2000
– no longer online –

Google Senses That It’s Time to Grow Up
San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 25, 2000

In Search of Google
Time, Aug. 21, 2000
– no longer online –

The Search Engine as Cyborg
New York Times, June 29, 2000

Lycos to hand off Net-search business
Boston Globe, June 19, 2000
– no longer online –

Google Searches For Success
Forbes, May 2, 2000

Going Gaga for Google
PC World, April 20, 2000
– no longer online –

That’s Mr. Search Engine to You
Wired, March 10, 2000

Search sites brush up on people skills
USA Today, Jan. 24, 2000
– no longer online –

1999

Web search results still have human touch
News.com, Dec. 27, 1999

Google Keeps Search Simple
New York Times, Oct. 6, 1999

Searches Where Less, Not More, Is Better
New York Times, Sept. 30, 1999

1998 & 1998

Driving The Web Engines
Newsweek, May 25, 1998
– no longer online –

The Net Column
The Guardian, Nov. 5, 1997
– no longer online –

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