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Google’s Mayer questions value of Social Media

Google are hunting for the next big thing, and to them, Social Media must look just the ticket. In a Venture Beat interview of Google VP Marissa Mayer, we get an insight into their thinking on Social Media…

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Business Google Media & Publishing Software & Hardware

Google Knol as trusted User-Generated Content?

Google Knol presents a problem — how can we trust the relevance of a search result if the web pages we’re being given are owned by Google and are being artificially elevated to the top results?

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Google Knol as Wikipedia, Social Media killer?

Over the weekend, Google Knol emerged as their play for authoritative content. But who pays the price for Google taking the top spot on their own search results page — Wikipedia, Social Media, or the AdWords buyer?

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Wikipedia in political web warfare

As I had reason to opine yesterday, the weapon of the modern politician is apathy & indifference. Armed as these people invariably are, gone are the days of the refrain: “And the best man won!” to be replaced by an expansive, seemingly empty landscape, littered with the fallen, occupied only by the last man standing. […]

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SEO & SEM: directories are still cool!

Breaking with my unwritten rule, I’m going to talk shop, which is a new topic for this ‘blog. So without further ado, let’s give Search Engine Marketing an airing. Now, I keep my ear to the ground and a finger in the air with regards to SEO (Search Engine Optimization) & SEM, and what I’ve […]