How to be a Better Web Searcher: Secrets from Google Scient…

In a cheery, sunshine-filled fourth-grade classroom in California, the teacher explained the assignment: write a short report about the history of the Belgian Congo at the end of the 19th century, when Belgium colonized this region of Africa. One of us (Russell) was there to help the students with their online research methods. I watched […]

Does Google Use Virtual Anchor Text for Ranking?

‘ ); h3_html = ‘ ‘+cat_head_params.sponsor.headline+’ ‘; cta = ‘‘+cat_head_params.cta_text.text+’→‘ atext = ‘ ‘+cat_head_params.sponsor_text+’ ‘; scdetails = scheader.getElementsByClassName( ‘scdetails’ ); sappendHtml( scdetails[0], h3_html ); sappendHtml( scdetails[0], atext ); sappendHtml( scdetails[0], cta ); // logo sappendHtml( scheader, “http://www.searchenginejournal.com/” ); sc_logo = scheader.getElementsByClassName( ‘sc-logo’ ); logo_html = ‘‘; sappendHtml( sc_logo[0], logo_html ); sappendHtml( scheader, ‘ ADVERTISEMENT ‘ […]

Florida Man meme reveals personal information on Google

Let’s face it, when we see those internet memes and internet challenges, we all want to get in on the fun. The real question is, should we? I’ve seen my fair share of challenges over the years and honestly never heard of it prior to today. This latest one, however, is rather intrusive in getting you to […]

Google Hurt Pinterest’s Growth in 2018 by Deindexing Keywor…

Pinterest’s recent IPO filing contains details about the site’s growth being hurt in 2018 due to a Google update. Google deindexed Pinterest’s keyword landing pages in the first quarter of 2018, which impacted search traffic and user growth throughout the rest of the year. Further, Pinterest says it may not be able to recover from […]

Father of slain journalist Alison Parker is fighting Google…

Andy Parker has never watched the footage showing his beautiful TV reporter daughter being shot dead on a live broadcast, and he’s determined to prevent online ghouls from continuing to download it, reports the New York Post. But nearly four years after the shocking on-air murder, Parker remains locked in battle with the world’s most […]

Google rival seeks more details on Google’s Android proposa…

On Friday, the 22nd of March 2019, a smaller Google rival, Czech search engine provider, Seznam had urged Google to reveal more details about their plans to increase numbers of rival search apps on Android smartphones. Apart from that, the Czech search engine had also added that they had been losing users due to Google’s […]