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  1. SearchDay | Are You Giving Away Free SEO Advice?

    Posted by Frank Watson Apr 15, 2009 ValleyWag reported that Facebook is now providing 19% of Google's search traffic, add in 3% or so from MySpace (that could get higher if implemented better) and the fact that Twitter is fast becoming a major...

  2. Is Social Media The Key To Challenging Google?

    ValleyWag reported that Facebook is now providing 19% of Google's search traffic, add in 3% or so from MySpace (that could get higher if implemented better) and the fact that Twitter is fast becoming a major traffic source for many websites and...

  3. Twits Know: Google Quietly Laying Off Engineers

    Interestingly two weeks ago, Valleywag had written that as many as 5% of Google's engineers could be laid off in the coming months. Apparently some of the work done by the "contractors" laid off over the past couple of months is now being added to...

  4. Did Yahoo President Sue Decker See New CEO As Snub?

    Despite the suggestion by ValleyWag, that incoming Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz's first job would be to fire President Sue Decker, seems Decker beat her to the punch by announcing her resignation. But, ValleyWag reports Decker was ambitious and...

  5. Jerry Yang's Casual Note To Employees Thrown Overboard

    A sale of Yahoo at $31 may have led to as many layoffs, but the departing employees would have more money than the 4 months severance ValleyWag reports to fall back on. Combine that with the slides ValleyWag acquired for layoff instructions to...

  6. Is The AOL Brand Associated With Old School Web?

    ValleyWag has had some interesting things to say about Bill Wilson, the head of the AOL rebranding effort. Seems the folks over at Time Warner have finally realized that the AOL brand does not have any impact in the niched content space.

  7. FBI Hot For 'Wikipedophilia'

    ValleyWag mentions these problems in a profile of Wikipedia's Erik Moeller, their number two who oversees content and was instrumental in the development of WikiYouth. The FBI is investigating Wikipedia's inclusion of a photograph of an underage...

  8. Copyright Law: What Search Marketers Should Know (Part 1)

    Valleywag fishes, Brickhouse thriving! They may be the victim, finding their own optimized content duplicated without permission and showing up in targeted search results. Or they may be an infringer, stealing copyrighted content from others and...