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  1. Matt Cutts: Facebook, Twitter Social Signals Not Part of Google Search Ranking Algorithms

    Matt Cutts, the head of Google's webspam team, tackled the subject in his latest webmaster help video, which asks whether Facebook and Twitter signals are part of the ranking algorithm, and how much they matter.

  2. Organic Search Noticeably Absent From Google Analytics 2013 Summit

    The next great leaps will be made using "intuition and empathy", said Paul Muret, Google Analytics VP of engineering, during his introduction to the 2013 Google Analytics Keynote. Google's Cloud Team created BigQuery, which enables scalable storage.

  3. Google Buys Instagram Rival Nik as Google+ Passes 400 Million Users

    The company said that the team at privately-held Nik, which offers services similar to Instagram, would be joining Google effective September 17. While the role Nik's team will take in Google wasn't outlined, the deal would likely be used to...

  4. Google April Fools' Day Pranks 2012: 8-Bit Maps, Chrome Multitask Mode & More!

    For those who enjoy spending Sunday afternoons watching cars speed around a track at 200 miles per hour but don’t like all that crashing, now there’s a Google racing team. Google's Canine Staffing Team

  5. Google's Search Quality Meeting Video: Where's the Beef?

    Google has released an "uncut" 8-minute video of a search quality meeting to show the process of how Google improves its search engine. The footage was captured last December 1, 2011 at Google's weekly “Quality Launch Review” meeting.

  6. Google Acquires Security Firm Zynamics Same Day Android Apps Hit by Malware

    Google yesterday acquired German software company Zynamics, a company that specializes in reverse-engineering and analysis tools. We're delighted to have the zynamics team aboard and hope their tools and skills in fighting malware will help us...