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  1. Google Catalogs Annotations: How to Enrich the Consumer Experience & Track Results

    On the page 4/5 spread there are some blatant Annotation Guideline violations. This response indicates to me that Google Catalog’s reviewers are more interested in how the consumer will experience a particular catalog than in whether the publisher...

  2. How Buzzman Rewrote the Rules of Fiction to Create Relevant Video Content

    The first video title was "a hunter shoots a bear", but at the very last moment, a YouTube annotation pops up to give the user a chance to vote on whether to shoot the bear, or not shoot it. Hubert Munyazikwiye, Head of social media and PR at...

  3. Google +1 Button Coming to Web, Mobile Display Ads

    Any ad that points to that URL can surface that annotation. This social component mirrors Facebook Sponsored Stories feature, but adds far more reach for marketers. Google Display Network advertisers will soon see the Google +1 button added to...

  4. YouTube Adds Video Editing, Lets You Make Quick Fixes to Videos

    You could add an annotation, but that would only call attention to the inappropriate comments. If you aren’t creating online video content that is worth watching , then video SEO and social video marketing isn’t going to save you.

  5. Boston Globe Adopts Open-Source Neighborhood News Mapping Platform OpenBlock

    Twitter Places, as it is called, is the first Annotation (read: tagging) facility provided by the social site and functions through the cross-integration of successful location-based services (LBS) Foursquare and Gowalla.

  6. Reinstalling My PC, Part 1: Top Timesavers

    What I really use it for is the annotation tools it has to mark up and share websites, and the cool grouping options it has to parse or organize search results. If you take as many screenshots as I do--of great search results, YouTube honors...