I often use Heather Armstrong’s tirades against her bosses as a conversation starter during my social media courses. Her rants never named her bosses nor the company for whom she worked. That didn’t stop her from being sacked! Compare that with Steve Yegge’s rant about his employer, Google. He not only names the company but [...]
In response to Google’s announcement today that their new +1 button was available for inclusion on websites, the team at thehomepage.com.au have moved quickly to make the social sharing button available throughout their site. According to Google “the +1 button makes it easy for visitors to recommend your pages to friends and contacts exactly when their advice is [...]
The web we see today is shaped by Google. The way this page is constructed – the way this site and most others are constructed – maximises the chance of it being found on a Google search. Tweet The holy grail of search engine marketing is page 1 of a Google search. Even better it’s [...]
By allowing Google to track my web browsing, Google becomes a more effective knowledge management platform.
Official Google Blog: Google search privacy: Plain and simple Search queries saved in logs: Misspelled search terms, prompts for “did you mean”. IP address: Search results returned to the correct computer. Can tell which provider and general location. Cookies: Small file stored on computer. Reminds of preferences from last time. Search results per pages and [...]