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The Fabulous Collision Between Search And Social Networks

The fabulous collision between search and social networks changes the landscape of what we look for and what we find. SEO optimization is a new game when it includes the links within social media messages and the pass along capabilities of networks like Facebook and Twitter.

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Google’s Collateral Damage + The Law of Unintended Consequences

Google’s changes in algorithm may stop problems here and there, but the search giant always falls victim to the “Law of Unintended Consequences,” and it’s corollary, “Newton’s Law of Reaction in Unintended Consequences” —in which good and bad consequences are roughly equal and opposite.

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The Search For Google’s Soul

At SXSW Google’s Marissa Meyer, VP of Customer Experience, laid out a product road map for Google that is focused on making the search service more valuable locally by providing contextual information and some whiz bang new technologies like augmented reality. Yelp, Groupon, etc–beware

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Spokeo–Spooky Advance in Personal Information Search

Spokeo is the new Website that connects your name, phone number and address as Google does with white pages, but adds all kinds of other readily available information about you–from property title databases, political donation records, and of course now, social media sites. But it’s promise far outstrips its performance.

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