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Google Plus To Shut Down On April 2, 2019

on February 11, 2019 | Google Plus | Comments (0)
Google Plus To Shut Down On April 2, 2019

It’s not an April fools joke, Google Plus is finally shutting down to low use. It may soon be time to remove those Google+ Buttons from your website. The following email has been sent to Google+ users: You’ve received this email because you have a consumer (personal) Google+ account or you manage a Google+ page. […]

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Google Plus To Shut Down

on October 15, 2018 | Google Plus | Comments (0)
Google Plus To Shut Down

Google Plus recently (in March 2018) suffered a security flaw in their social networking product that exposed user data that had been set to private. Such data like name, age, gender, occupation and email address has been exposed. The security vulnerability was kept quiet and only recently revealed in the media. Google has now announced they […]

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Google Reveals A Bunch Of New Products And Updates At Their I/O Developers Conference

on May 16, 2013 | Google | Comments (0)
Google Reveals A Bunch Of New Products And Updates At Their I/O Developers Conference

Google held their annual I/O Developers Conference today where a bunch of new products and features have been announced by Google. Google CEO Larry Page has been unwell lately (losing this voice) and it did look a little uncomfortable for him – but he did take the stage to give his overall thoughts about the technology […]

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Explainer Videos – Sell Yourself In 30 Seconds

on March 8, 2013 | Video | Comments (6)
Explainer Videos - Sell Yourself In 30 Seconds

Forget nasal spray and oral strips! In today’s fast paced web surfing world it is not a good thing if you need more than 30 seconds…to grab a visitor’s attention. You have under a minute to captivate your potential clients. Your visitors are savvier and don’t want to waste time clicking, reading and scrolling in […]

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Why Would A Google Executive Say Something This Low About Facebook?

on December 5, 2012 | Google | Comments (0)
Why Would A Google Executive Say Something This Low About Facebook?

A. Because they are burning with Jealousy  Here is the quote from Google VP, Bradley Horowitz: “We don’t have to make next week’s payroll based on jamming ads with users in an inappropriate way.”  Bradley is commenting on how Facebook displays their ads to their users. I found this astounding to hear – considering: 1. Google’s whole business is […]

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Facebook poaches William Easton from Google to lead Australia – New Zealand Operation

on November 27, 2012 | Australia | Comments (0)
Facebook poaches William Easton from Google to lead Australia - New Zealand Operation

According to NBR, Facebook has poached Google’s William Easton who headed up Mobile and Social at Google Asia Pacific. Mr William will now lead the Australian and New Zealand Facebook operation, based out of the Sydney Facebook office. We reported earlier in the year when the then Facebook Australia MD, Paul Burrud resigned and in the […]

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Google PageRank Update – 8 November 2012

on November 8, 2012 | PageRank | Comments (10)
Google PageRank Update - 8 November 2012

It seems Google has updated their Toolbar PageRank indicator today, 8th November 2012. I am pretty happy. SocialMediaNews.com.au has gone from PR4 to PR5 Allinstagram.com has gone from PR0 to PR4 – big jump Most of my other smaller sites have remained the same. I have noticed many other publishers in Australia (somewhat similar to […]

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Google Launches Disavow Links Tool

on October 17, 2012 | Google | Comments (1)
Google Launches Disavow Links Tool

In the world of SEO, a lot of it comes down to having a large number of quality links pointing to your site. We are also starting to see social signals influence search rankings but mostly it is your backlink profile. Over the recent Panda and Penguin updates, Google has started to penalise websites with […]

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Yahoo Implements Google’s Rel = Author

on August 17, 2012 | Yahoo | Comments (0)
Yahoo Implements Google's Rel = Author

As I was running a few searches on Google yesterday, I noticed this interesting change for Yahoo News. It seems they have implemented Google’s Rel = Author markup on some of their news properties in the United States. Here is a pic of the search results: This is an interesting move by Yahoo, but not […]

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Google Changes Favicon

on August 13, 2012 | Google | Comments (0)
Google Changes Favicon

Well it looks like there is a new Google Favicon icon. It now looks to be a blue icon: It seems other people have been posting this link on Twitter- http://www.google.com/images/google_favicon_128.png   , possibly where the new favicon resides. Anyway here it is:

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