Thieves of Experience: How Google and Facebook Corrupted Ca…

JANUARY 15, 2019 I. The Resurrection WE SOMETIMES FORGET that, at the turn of the century, Silicon Valley was in a funk, economic and psychic. The great dot-com bubble of the 1990s had imploded, destroying vast amounts of investment capital along with the savings of many Americans. Trophy startups like Pets.com, Webvan, and [email protected], avatars […]

Google Reveals How It Approaches SEO 01/14/2019

Search professionals often struggle with the nuances around search engine optimization. This week Google shared the thinking behind its experts’ efforts to optimize content on more than 7,000 managed websites. SEO is complex, agrees Sean O’Keefe, data scientist at Google. In a blog post published Thursday, he acknowledged that the company’s hundreds of product and […]

Google backed on limiting search results over right to be f…

A senior adviser to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has backed Google’s legal bid to limit individuals’ “right to be forgotten” to searches in Europe. Google sought to limit the law’s scope, after France asked for it to be extended globally. The law lets people ask Google to remove information deemed “inaccurate, inadequate, irrelevant […]

Google: Changing Image URLs Will Affect Rankings in Image S…

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Google caves to Russia’s online gambling blacklist demands

Tech giant Google has begun complying with Russian rules on blocking undesirable material — including internationally licensed online gambling sites — from its search engine results. This weekend, Russian media reported that Google has begun scrubbing its local search engine results of “prohibited internet resources” that have made the blacklist of Russian telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor. […]

Boost Your Site’s Google Ranking With This $30 SEO Educatio…

A solid SEO strategy matters if you want your site and its content to rank well and thrive. January 10, 2019 4 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from […]