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Who owns your authority on the web?

So who owns your authority on the web? I’m sure this sounds like an odd kind of question to ask, but it’s both very important and highly controversial. The obvious answer would be Google, but that’s to misunderstand their intentions and their technology…

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Blogging Google Internet SMO & SMM Social Media & Social Networking

The rise of the re-Tweet puts pressure on PageRank

To link is to like is to love. Or at least, that’s been my mantra for long enough. Problem is, Twitter and its ilk could be undermining the web itself. But if we link less, are we trusting less? No. We just need a better way to measure who and what we trust…

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Social Media to kill Google’s search algorithm?

With the recent round of updates to Google’s PageRank, some of the more notable venues on the web have taken a sizable hit in their rankings. And while Google has left it to those affected to speculate, I suspect it’s Google’s way of trying to suppress and then kill off a web trend they can […]