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Google Sponsors MIT Mobile Education Research
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Google Sponsors MIT Mobile Education Research

Google and MIT are collaborating on yet another project. This time around, MIT is getting Google’s support for research into mobile education. The deeper investment is a signal flare for both the rise of mobile and Google’s continued investment in reaching users through education.

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Google Introduces Wiki-Like Map Maker Guides
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Google Introduces Wiki-Like Map Maker Guides

Google’s Map Maker is getting a new community resource, known as the “Map Makerpedia.” This wiki-like set of guides helps Google ease the angle of the learning curve while building contributor loyalty.

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Bing Adds User Levels to Webmaster Tools
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Bing Adds User Levels to Webmaster Tools

Bing has made an update to their webmaster tools. You can now change the permission levels of users who have access, giving you a stronger safety net against accidental index removals and more.

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Experiment Contradicts “Filter Bubble” Theory
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Experiment Contradicts “Filter Bubble” Theory

The “filter bubble” theory discussed by Eli Parser has led to concerns about how automatic personalization of technology is narrowing our view of the world. However, a recent experiments shows that the personalized results have only a minor impact, and can easily be overcome by appropriate optimization.

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Google+ Gets Games
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Google+ Gets Games

Google+ has continued to step into Facebook’s territory with the introduction of Google+ games. Google is aiming at a non-intrusive presentation for users while cutting down commission fees for developers.

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Panda Goes Global
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Panda Goes Global

Google Panda, the major set of search algorithm changes released by Google in the U.S. in February, are now being released on a global scale.

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Google Brings Public Plus Posts to the SERP
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Google Brings Public Plus Posts to the SERP

In the aftermath of Google Realtime shutting down and Google Plus launching, Google is now bringing public Plus posts to the world in a new format: the search engine results pages of people connected to them in Google Circles.

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