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The Incredible, Vanishing Authorship Program -- Step Right Up, Folks!

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The Google Authorship program could be experiencing the death of a thousand paper cuts as yet another feature of the program -- author stats -- has gone missing. That's on top of the recent announcement author photos would be dropped in search results. The Google Authorship program could be experiencing the death of a thousand paper cuts as yet another feature of the program -- author stats -- has gone missing. That's on top of the recent announcement author photos would be dropped in search results. 0 Comments

Matt Cutts: Google Won't Devalue Links Anytime Soon

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With Google stepping up its efforts to penalize link networks and those who buy and sell links, and algorithms like Panda meant to reward sites with high-quality content, how important will backlinks be to Google's search algorithm in the future? With Google stepping up its efforts to penalize link networks and those who buy and sell links, and algorithms like Panda meant to reward sites with high-quality content, how important will backlinks be to Google's search algorithm in the future? 0 Comments

Vic Gundotra Leaving Google, What's It Mean for Google+?

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Vic Gundotra, the driving force behind the Google+ platform, has announced he is leaving Google, which has many people pondering the future of Google+. Gundotra, who has been with Google for eight years, is leaving the company effective immediately. Vic Gundotra, the driving force behind the Google+ platform, has announced he is leaving Google, which has many people pondering the future of Google+. Gundotra, who has been with Google for eight years, is leaving the company effective immediately. 0 Comments

Google+ vs. Facebook: More Passive Aggression & Creepiness in Tech Soap Opera

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Like the spurned soap opera wife, Google’s Bradley Horowitz shot back at Mark Zuckerberg for claiming they are “creating their own little version of Facebook.” Zuckerberg spoke out again against every company but his for violating user privacy. Like the spurned soap opera wife, Google’s Bradley Horowitz shot back at Mark Zuckerberg for claiming they are “creating their own little version of Facebook.” Zuckerberg spoke out again against every company but his for violating user privacy. 0 Comments

Watch a YouTube Video With Your Friends by Starting a Google+ Hangout

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YouTube has added a new option when you click the share button underneath a video to watch with your friends by starting a Google+ Hangout. This is important to marketers – it’s another indication that video viewing is more social than TV viewing. YouTube has added a new option when you click the share button underneath a video to watch with your friends by starting a Google+ Hangout. This is important to marketers – it’s another indication that video viewing is more social than TV viewing. 0 Comments

Google VP Explains the Google+ "Real Name" Policy

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Vic Gundotra, Google's VP of Social, discussed the company's decision on enforcing real names for users. While Google accepts pseudonyms, it's pushing for the use of actual names rather than complex or offensive "fake" names. Vic Gundotra, Google's VP of Social, discussed the company's decision on enforcing real names for users. While Google accepts pseudonyms, it's pushing for the use of actual names rather than complex or offensive "fake" names. 0 Comments