Google Adds More Social

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It has been a busy week for Google, with a social network, some cool search tools, a new look for their pages, author attribution in search and a labs project for converting flash to HTML5 have all been announced one way or another. Unsurprisingly, it is their launch of Google+ that has received the most attention. Continue reading

Social Voting or Richer Search Results

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Last month there were two interesting announcements relating to search. Google’s new +1 button became available for websites, and Schema.org was launched. One of the two is going to have significant implications for search marketing and how the results page will be displayed, and the other is just going to disappear into the ever expanding pile of social sharing buttons sitting at the bottom of almost every page online. Continue reading