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Clusty Labs. The Snippet Directory. Goggles - Use pictures to search the web. New. Tonight's post comes via the Pubcon conference in Las Vegas and is likely of interest to many in the webmaster and search communities.

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Today, during the Interactive Site Review Session, Google's head of Web Spam, Matt Cutts, along with Vanessa Fox of NinebyBlue and Derrick Wheeler of Microsoft took thorough dives into a number of sites. The session was well coverd on Twitter, and in live form by Barry Schwartz at SERoundtable. Matt Cutts and Vanessa Fox on the Site Review Panel (photo credit: davecolorado.com) A few points in particular stood out and are worthy of coverage: Blocking Internet Archive may be a Negative Signal Matt Cutts noted that spammers very frequently block archive.org from crawling/storing their pages and few reputable sites engage in this.

I also presented at Pubcon today - on a panel called Linkfluence: How to Buy Links with Maximum Juice and Minimum Risk (live SERoundtable coverage here) - as the counterpoint speaker (on why not to buy links). P.s. P.p.s. More info on the Caffeine Update. Google recently opened up a preview of our new Caffeine update, and I wanted to give a little more background on this change.

More info on the Caffeine Update

At the Real-Time CrunchUp a few weeks ago, I joked that the half-life of code at Google is about six months. That means that you can write some code and when you circle back around in six months, about half of that code has been replaced with better abstractions or cleaner infrastructure. Six months is an exaggeration, but Google is quite serious about scrutinizing our codebase regularly and rewriting the parts that don’t scale well to make them more robust, more elegant, or faster. Here are some questions and answers: Q: How do I check out the Caffeine update? Q: It doesn’t look any different to me? Q: Is this Caffeine Update because of Company X or Y is doing Z? Q: The url doesn’t seem to work for mobile phones? Share of Online Searches by Engine, November 2008 - Seeking Alph.

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Share of Online Searches by Engine, November 2008 - Seeking Alph

These enhancements include more granular reporting, increased accuracy, an expanded Internet universe and more advanced tracking. Because of these methodology changes, however, pre-Oct. ‘07 results from MegaPanel-based products, including MegaView Search and MegaView Online Retail, cannot be trended with more recent results. Is this author on the ball? Follow and be the first to know when they publish. Follow Marketing Charts (157 followers) (You’ll be notified by email with new articles from your favorite authors.) New! Follow these related stocks (Click to add stocks to your portfolio) Share this article with a colleague. Social Scan. Blog.vortexdna.com » Blog Archive » The Complete Future of Searc. It started with a challenge. Some of the most creative minds, from the front lines of search, contemplated in silence. Without rules or regulations, they created their visions of what search would look like in 2010 and beyond, and committed them to paper.

Over the past week, I’ve run many of the individual pieces, and I am pleased and proud to present to you the complete report: The complete report includes the synopsis , which draws together some of the recurring themes that emerged. It also includes additional pieces by Ephraim Schwartz of Reality Check | InfoWorld and Ran Geva from Omgili . Here is the table of contents: Google Blog Search. Google Flirts With Evil : Venture Chronicles. Search is history, says Yahoo!-News-Tech & Web-The Web-Times. Google Keeps Tweaking Its Search Engine. Voice of humanity: Competing with Google. Searching beyond just Google -India Business-NEWS-The Times of I.

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