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 […]
There’s no doubt that Android – as both a major source of income and an impressive way to […]
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 […]
Everyone in the tech field has a slightly different idea of where search engines should go from here. Computer scientist Oren Etzioni, however, has a particularly intriguing – though perhaps implausible – idea. He calls it “natural language questions and answers.”
Google Docs continues to be a pivotal service for the search giant. Their most recent updates include new chart types and more ways to use spreadsheet-generated charts in other elements of Google Docs.
In 2010, Google acquired more companies than any other, and those trends have continued in the first half […]
Microsoft and Google have long warred over productivity software, with Microsoft most recently pitching Office 365 against Google […]
While Google+’s user-base has continued to expand, having now reached over 25 million registered users, Google’s social site itself is seeing a decline in the number of daily visits.
In the post-Panda world, Google is the search engine most commonly associated with automated evaluation of quality. Bing has made it clear that they’re also in for that game, though, and have provided a list of items to avoid if you want to be seen as a quality site.
As part of their Gmail pitch, Google has expanded the in-email calling feature to a total of 38 […]
Google Chrome is continuing with its rapid six-week development cycle. The most recent iteration introduces an advanced print preview, an improved omnibox, and Instant Pages.
Google’s flagship device for Gingerbread, the Nexus S, is being promoted once again. This time around Google is doing a one-day giveaway for the device for those who sign a two year contract. The bigger question, though, is why?
Google has been facing major patent issues lately, with the most notable being Oracle’s case (launched in August […]