Check out the top SEO, search engine and Internet marketing industry news stories from around the Web this week.

Search Trumps Social For Local Business Information
A recent survey shows that search engines are the top sources for information about local businesses online. Thirty-eight percent of people surveyed get their information from search engines where only 3% rely on social networks and Twitter.

Google+ Overhauls Photos, Stream Control and Notifications
Google recently added new features to Google+ as a result of popular user requests. Google also made improvements to the already existing features of the new social network.

Google and Bing Have “Won a Major Victory” Over Content Farms, Study Says
According to the newest issue of New Scientist magazine, search engines have “won a major victory” against content farms. According to the study, Google has been the most active in the fight against content farms, dating back to the initial launch of the Panda update in February 2011.

Bing, Yahoo Now Neck & Neck in US Search Market Share
According to a study by comScore, Bing and Yahoo are practically tied for the US search market share, Bing with 14.80% and Yahoo with 15.20%. Both are significantly behind Google, which currently holds 65.60% of the market share.

How the World Googled in 2011
Google recently released its annual Zeitgeist report which displays the most popular search terms of 2011. Google also compared the searches from this year to last year to show emerging trends and other information.