Just over a month into Google Plus’s launch, users and experts all have an opinion on what the future looks like for the companies. This article takes a look at the current state of the game and how (or, perhaps, if) Google+ is doing against Facebook.
SEOs and webmasters rejoice: We now have a fully up-to-date list of major Google algorithm changes, courtesy of SEOMoz. The compiled list gives insights into Google’s patterns and priorities.
A report from the site AptiQuant late last month created a stir about browsers by claiming IE users had a lower IQ than Firefox, Chrome, and Opera users. The report propagated across the web, including several major news sites, but has since been revealed as a hoax.
The web is becoming a more media-rich place, but it’s hard to know exactly how to take advantage of that. For Bing, the current plan is clear: Capitalize on specific entertainment events by aggregating and organizing visual data. This is being done through a specialized tool known as “visual search.” Visual Searching, On and Off …
There’s no doubt that Android – as both a major source of income and an impressive way to build brand loyalty – is a big deal for Google. Google is now claiming that Microsoft and others are damaging Android unfairly, attempting to compete with patent suits instead of products. The Patent Concerns Google has plenty …
The Telegraph, a respected UK news site, has compiled the suggestions of some top SEOs in the UK. While the list touches on several vital points, it also makes a couple miss-steps. Here are the specifics.
Yahoo’s partnership with Microsoft is moving along smoothly and quickly. The transition of Yahoo’s back-end services to Bing are continuing, with six additional major countries now seeing Bing results when they conduct a Yahoo search.
Visual elements are becoming more and more important for search. These days, it even extends beyond image snippets on the SERP. As one recent example, Bing is delving deeper into what it calls “visual search.”
While Google’s approach to patents has been mixed through the years, the general line has been quite consistent: Google isn’t a fan. Now, after Microsoft won the Nortel patent package in a joint bid, Google is flatly accusing them of using anti-competitive tactics to sabotage Android.
Google has added an extra layer of human vetting to their Google News site. A feature on the right-hand column will now display articles that were specifically picked by the editors of major publications. News sites can apply to have their editor-selected articles included in this new page element. The Editors’ Picks Feature This feature began …