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5 Times Google Penalized Itself For Breaking Its Own SEO Rules

From searchengineland.com

Make no mistake. Plenty of sites — big brands included — willingly do things in an attempt to rank better on Google that go past SEO tactics that Google itself considers acceptable. However, there’s also no better poster child for how complicated and confusing Google’s rules can be than the fact that Google has had […]
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com:


Actually, I'm glad to see this. Proves to me that Google is willing to be a role model rather than a hypocritical brand. More power to them, IMHO. 

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This week in social media (January 27-31, 2014)

From socialmediaslant.com

Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest happenings in the social media world. Facebook Facebook announced the upcoming launch of its new iPhone app. With Paper, you will be able to keep an eye on your News Feed, while also checking out content from emerging voices and well-known publications in more than 12 categories.

Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com:


Facebook, Google, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yahoo, and more...

Gilbert C FAURE's comment, February 1, 2014 4:50 AM
Cendrine, What do you think of the Paper approach? How is it different from Scoop.it or from other curation tools, Pinterest; Paper.li... I don't like for my topics,
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's comment, February 1, 2014 5:44 AM
I think the idea has potential. But we already have Flipboard, so I don't know...<br><br>I won't be able to answer your question, as it will only be open to U.S.-based users.<br>
Mariska Elders's curator insight, February 7, 2014 4:10 PM

Eager to start testing CircleCount's new feature!

What if I forget my password? - YouTube

From www.youtube.com

Learn how you can set up backup options ahead of time, so you can reset your password if it's ever lost or stolen.
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Google 2-Step Verification

From www.google.com

With 2-step verification, you'll sign in to your Google Account with both your password and a code that you'll get from your phone. 2-step verification significantly reduces the chances of a bad guy breaking into your account.
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com:


Always good to have around...

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Google To Retire Windows App for Talk in 2014

From smallbiztrends.com

If you are a big user of the Google Talk app for Windows as a way of communicating quickly with your business partners or team, be aware. Google will retire the Windows app for Google Talk in the first few months of 2014.
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Need to learn more about Google? The ultimate list of resources is in this article! | Social Media Slant

From socialmediaslant.com

There is no denying that Google has redefined the way we see and use the Internet in recent years. From Search, to YouTube, Google+, and Adsense, many of the company's products and properties have become part of our daily lives.
Saranne Davies's curator insight, December 24, 2013 4:19 AM

Got to be worth 20 minutes of anyone's time.

Jaana Nyström's curator insight, December 25, 2013 7:35 AM

Excellent resources!

Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com's comment, December 26, 2013 12:36 PM
Thank you @Jaana Nyström!

Google Is Testing Embedded Images In Search Results Snippets - Search Engine Journal

From www.searchenginejournal.com

SEJ reader Samuel Edwards, from Tenthwave Digital, gave us a heads up about something he recently spotted while doing a Google search. Google appears to be
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This week in social media (December 9-13, 2013)

From socialmediaslant.com

Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest happenings in the social media world.
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Can't type right now? Try speaking instead

From socialmediaslant.com

If you think that you just need a smartphone to make voice queries on Google Search, you've got it all wrong. Google Voice Search Hotword is a Chrome extension that allows you to speak to your comp...
Donald McClendon's curator insight, December 3, 2013 11:02 PM

Just speak into the mike and say, "Ok Google"

This week in social media (November 25-29, 2013)

From socialmediaslant.com

Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest happenings in the social media world. Facebook Facebook introduced a simplified interests targeting option for marketers. The company also appears to b...
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com:

A very short roundup this week!

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Google Quietly Debuts Viewable Impression CPM Bidding In AdWords

From marketingland.com

In August, Google announced that it had received MRC accreditation for its Active View product to measure impressions by viewability.
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Google and Microsoft take steps to block Internet search results linked to child porn

From thenextweb.com

Google revealed today that it has been putting more than 200 people to work in the last three months to develop new technologies to block Internet search results linked to child porn, ...
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This week in social media (November 11-15, 2013)

From socialmediaslant.com

Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest happenings in the social media world. Flipboard Users can now curate products into their magazines: "When flipped into your magazine, most pr...
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com:

For the first time ever, no major Facebook news!

 

Otherwise, the usual suspects are there, plus Flipboard, Quora, and WordPress...

Personally, I'm in love with the redesigned Google+ cover photo layout. And custom columns on TweetDeck are genius!

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This week in social media: Facebook, Google, Scoop.it, Twitter

From www.examiner.com

Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest happenings in the social media world.
Facebook
Facebook is renewing its commitment to fighting bullying. The compa
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com:

Congratulations to @Guillaume Decugisand the Scoop.it team for releasing the mention feature. It's going to be very helpful to engage with other curators!

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This week in social media: Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter, WordPress

From www.examiner.com

Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest happenings in the social media world.
Facebook
Facebook added two mobile app capabilities to help increase install
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com:

A lot of things happened in social media again this week!

I really like the new Handwriting feature for Gmail and Google Docs! What about you? 

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Gmail gets a refreshed log-in page and now saves your account history to make it easier to sign back in

From thenextweb.com

Google has quietly rolled out a new design for Gmail's main log-in page on the Web.

Chances are, you may not have noticed this given that, well, you probably remain logged-in to ...
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This week in social media: Facebook, Google, Twitter

From www.examiner.com

Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest happenings in the social media world.
Facebook
Facebook is testing two new buttons for Pages: Review and Follow. T
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Google Media Tools: A new hub for journalists

From socialmediaslant.com

Google has recently unveiled Media Tools, a new hub for journalists. The goal of this new initiative is to help members of the media make the most of the digital resources offered by the company. T...
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This week in social media: Facebook, Google, Klout, Twitter

From www.examiner.com

Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest happenings in the social media world.
Facebook
Facebook is finally getting rid of the "Who can look up your Timeli
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com:

This week's social media roundup:

- Facebook is getting rid of a privacy setting.
- Google is launching shared endorsements.
- Klout deepens its integration with Bing Search.
- Twitter strikes a partnership with Comcast to launch the See It button. 

What's your favorite piece of news? 

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Google Apps now lets you share Docs, Slides, and Drawings without forcing recipients to sign in

From thenextweb.com

Google today announced it has tweaked the way sharing works for Docs, Slides and Drawings. Recipients no longer have to sign in or create a Google account if they don't have one.

This ...
Alysia Gradney's curator insight, October 9, 2013 9:16 AM

How many times have you been annoyed by having to login when viewing a google doc? I know that this has happened to me so many times.

 

Well, now you can share docs, slides, and drawings without the other person having to sign in. 

 

Thank you Google Angels!

Google Web Designer - A Tool to Create HTML5 Sites for Free

From savedelete.com

With tons of web designing tools available online, Google yesterday launched their new tool - Web Designer to build interactive sites in HTML5 & of course Ads.
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Web designers, here is a new tool to play with!

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PageSpeed Insights helps your site perform better

From socialmediaslant.com

So, you are done building your website. The next step is to ensure that it loads as fast as possible. Created by Google, PageSpeed Insights measures how well your pages are doing when seen from mob...
Cendrine Marrouat - cendrinemarrouat.com:

Love this little tool! Using it and implementing the suggestions has helped me decrease loading time by at least 3 seconds on my website.

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What Do Users Think Of Google’s New Look?

From www.webpronews.com

As previously reported, a Googler quietly indicated that Google will be rolling out its new look for the top navigation bar (or
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I like the new Google Bar. I also find the redesigned logo quite appealing to the eye! 

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Learn a few fun facts about Google with this video

From curationgalore.wordpress.com

Google is a fascinating company. Its name, for example, is derived from "Googol", which refers to the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. The things that you didn't know about Google. One of the larges...
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