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The NYT Gets One Thing Right: Facebook Is More Important Than Google

The NYT Gets One Thing Right: Facebook Is More Important Than Google | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
So why do users coming from Facebook and Twitter get unlimited access?
Because, as a reporter from a smaller daily paper told me last fall, social networks are driving a ton of newspaper traffic.
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Facebook Patents "Curated Search" To Attack Google - Business Insider

Facebook Patents "Curated Search" To Attack Google - Business Insider | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Facebook was recently awarded a patent on "curated search," which involves ranking search results according to a link's popularity with a user's social graph. This could have huge implications.
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Google to Launch Major New Social Network Called Circles, Possibly Today (Updated)

Google to Launch Major New Social Network Called Circles, Possibly Today (Updated) | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
We believe that Google will preview a major new social service called Google Circles at South by Southwest Interactive today. Update: Google has now officially denied that Circles will launch here, but not that it exists. Others, including Tim O'Reilly, have also now confirmed that they've seen it and that it's awesome. If what we've heard is correct, the service will offer photo, video and status message sharing.
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Search undergoing biggest disruption since the dawn of Google - O'Brien - San Jose Mercury News

Search undergoing biggest disruption since the dawn of Google - O'Brien - San Jose Mercury News | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
In the last five years, Google has unveiled what is called three "paradigm shifts" to its search engine by adding instant search, real-time search, and personalized search. Today, search is morphing and splintering in numerous different directions simultaneously.
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Spam Gives Way to Social Media Hacks

Spam Gives Way to Social Media Hacks | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Spammers are moving on from mass e-mail blasts to targeted attacks using social networking sites like Facebook and LinkedIn, according to Cisco. Spammers have found it can be more effective to use Facebook and other social networks to launch attacks targeted at specific companies or people.
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Google Reorders Web's Winners - WSJ.com

Google Reorders Web's Winners - WSJ.com | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Google is creating a new set of winners and losers on the Web following its move to punish sites that it believed offered little useful information yet still ranked high in its search results.
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Google CEO: Mobile Growing Faster Than "All Our Predictions" [VIDEO]

Google CEO: Mobile Growing Faster Than "All Our Predictions" [VIDEO] | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Mobile use is growing faster than all of Google’s internal predictions, with YouTube seeing 200 million mobile playbacks a day, CEO Eric Schmidt said in his keynote at the Internet Advertising Bureau’s Annual Leadership meeting keynote.
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Google's Big Search Change Hammers Associated Content, Mahalo, But NOT Demand Media

Google's Big Search Change Hammers Associated Content, Mahalo, But NOT Demand Media | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
When Google tweaked its search algorithm to limit crappy results, one of the its primary targets was so-called "content farms."
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Demand Media Responds to Google Content Farm Update | WebProNews

Demand Media Responds to Google Content Farm Update | WebProNews | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Demand Media issued a statement in response to Google's algorithm change, announced last night. Demand says that some of its content did drop in rankings, but that some of it also rose.
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Google Tightens the Screws on Content Farmers

Google Tightens the Screws on Content Farmers | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
When it comes to the latest changes from Google and their effect on content, the stakes are high for all content-production companies — including Yahoo’s Contributor Network and other sites such as Suite101 — but they are arguably highest for Demand Media.
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Interview: Demand Media’s Rosenblatt On Why He Isn’t Worried About Google

Interview: Demand Media’s Rosenblatt On Why He Isn’t Worried About Google | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
What we said and would have said is we applaud Google removing duplicate content ... removing shallow, low quality content because it clogs the search results.
I think content farms have become such a general term that everyone is just throwing around.
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Google's New Social Search Is Missing Something Super Huge And Important

Google's New Social Search Is Missing Something Super Huge And Important | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
There's one problem -- Google doesn't have data from Facebook, which is the most popular social network in the world, and the place where most people a lot of link and photo sharing.
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Google Ready To Spend $100 Million To Get Celebrities Building YouTube Channels (GOOG)

Google Ready To Spend $100 Million To Get Celebrities Building YouTube Channels (GOOG) | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Let's see Google try to deny it's a media company now. New York Magazine reports Google is talking to Hollywood agents about building YouTube channels filled with original video content centered on celebrity.
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The Google Loophole Has Become The Facebook/Twitter Loophole

The Google Loophole Has Become The Facebook/Twitter Loophole | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
First, this action says that spreading virally on social networks like Twitter and Facebook is more important to them than the resulting traffic from Google. And second, this is a strategic bet that they likely believe will result in the most vocal people on the web being less pissed off.
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False Alarm: Google Circles Not Coming Now, And Probably Not Ever | Liz Gannes | NetworkEffect | AllThingsD

False Alarm: Google Circles Not Coming Now, And Probably Not Ever | Liz Gannes | NetworkEffect | AllThingsD | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
After a report emerged this morning of a new social network focused on nuanced sharing called Google Circles, the company said it was not launching anything this week at the high-profile South by Southwest Interactive event in Austin, Texas. Moreover, such a product is not even under development, according to the people supposedly developing it.
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Greplin as The Neutral Search Provider? - How A 19-Year-Old Is Taking On Google.

Greplin as The Neutral Search Provider? - How A 19-Year-Old Is Taking On Google. | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Apple, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc., they're not able to get access to the data other than your own. Google and Apple compete. They're not sharing data anytime soon. We're Switzerland, because any company creating a product like this cannot be biased to any product over another.
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Facebook, Google Giving Us Information Junk Food, Eli Pariser Warns

Facebook, Google Giving Us Information Junk Food, Eli Pariser Warns | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
- When it comes to content, Google and Facebook are offering us too much candy, and not enough carrots. That's according to political activist and former MoveOn.org executive director Eli Pariser, who warned that the "invisible algorithmic editing of the web" via personalized search results, news feeds and other customized content is threatening to limit our exposure to new information and narrow our outlook.
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» TED 2011: The ‘Panda’ That Hates Farms: A Q&A With Google’s Top Search Engineers

» TED 2011: The ‘Panda’ That Hates Farms: A Q&A With Google’s Top Search Engineers | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
The background for Googles changes in its algoritm: Our index grew so quickly, and we were just crawling at a much faster speed. When that happened, we basically got a lot of good fresh content, and some not so good. The problem had shifted from random gibberish, which the spam team had nicely taken care of, into somewhat more like written prose. But the content was shallow.
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Google’s content farm crackdown causes collateral damage - Digital Trends

Google’s content farm crackdown causes collateral damage - Digital Trends | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Google issued its largest search algorithm update ever in attempt to weed out "low quality" sites last week, but an odd number of legitimate Web sites have been hit by the update as well. Meanwhile, some spammy sites seem entirely unaffected or boosted by the update. Does Google know what it's doing?
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Attention! Google algorithms could label your website/blog as “Content Farm” | Dip In It

Attention! Google algorithms could label your website/blog as “Content Farm” | Dip In It | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
This recent search engine algorithm update by Google made a huge impact on lots of popular websites and blogs causing reduction in their organic traffic source. But the worst thing is that a lots of quality content blogs are already suffering from this fenomenon by getting labeled as “Content Farm” and all this by mistake.
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Google Farmer Update: Quest for Quality - Sistrix has found the biggest losers!

Google Farmer Update: Quest for Quality - Sistrix has found the biggest losers! | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Based on a dataset of one million keywords, which were checked before the update and yesterday Sistrix have determinen the biggest loser of this algorithm-change. And it is not Demand Media.
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The Atlantic Tested Google's New Algorithm: It Really Is Better. Much much better.

The Atlantic Tested Google's New Algorithm: It Really Is Better. Much much better. | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
We looked closely at the same search terms using Google's new algorithm and its old algorithm run through a proxy server. The new algorithm search yielded very different results. Having clicked through all 20 links, The information delivered by the new algorithm is much, much better.
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Google Forecloses On Content Farms With “Farmer” Algorithm Update

Google Forecloses On Content Farms With “Farmer” Algorithm Update | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Google says the change impacts 12% (11.8% is the unrounded figure) of its search results in the US , a far higher impact on results than most of its algorithm changes.
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Google News is Broken: The Importance of Real Time Content Curation

Google News is Broken: The Importance of Real Time Content Curation | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
Instead of leading with a breaking story, the Google News algo relies far too heavily on the most recent article/blog post, and only from certain sources. Often leaving smaller new orgs and blogs left out.
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Waiter? There’s a Social Media Spammer in my Google SERPs!

Waiter? There’s a Social Media Spammer in my Google SERPs! | Brand & Content Curation | Scoop.it
I’ve never been a big fan of adding as many “friends” to my social networks as possible. Why add unwanted noise to my socially-connected world? I’m now even more glad that I’ve been selective with who I friend and follow because Google just shoved everyone into my search results.
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