How Google Rates Links from Facebook and Twitter

By Chris Crum The first Matt Cutts Answers Questions About Google video of the year has been posted, and in it Matt addresses links from Twitter and Facebook, after talking about his shaved head again. Specifically, the submitted question he answers is: http://www.webpronews.com/topnews/2010/01/14/how-google-rates-links-from-facebook-and-twitter

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Is Social Media Making Us Less Social Offline?

If you need to contact a friend or colleague, how do you do it? Do you go see them, call them, email them, or use some form of the social Internet? Although answers may vary, using the social Web as a primary form of communication is becoming a growing trend. A study conducted by Pew […]

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IPHONE vs. GPHONE

While Apple and its latest version of the iPhone, 3GS, have topped recent headlines, there is still a tremendous amount of buzz building about Google’s phone, nicknamed the gPhone. Michael Martin, who maintains a Google-approved blog for Android information called Google And Blog, predicts the summer to be promising for Android and says there will […]

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The cure for YouTube’s ills: Charge for uploads

Larry Dignan: Business models that revolve around “free” are never free since someone always foots the bill. YouTube may be one of those companies that merely thinks it has the scale to eventually make money, but those 20 hours of video uploaded every minute cost money?too much money. The solution? Charge a small fee for […]

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Google Changes to No-Follow on the Horizon?

PR Sculpting and Link Juice and No-Follow – Oh My We made a video at SMX Advanced with Stephen Spencer recently where we discussed (among other things) some changes expected(?) to be coming to Google in terms of the no-follow attribute. These no-follow changes have some pretty significant implications for lots of things, first and […]

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