Emotions – especially love – have been appearing more frequently in literature in the last ten years. “Love,” although always popular, has skyrocketed in use since 2000, as the Google Ngram shows. So too have the words “sad,” “hate” and “happy.” “Feelings,” too, has seen some growth since the 1960s – though since the “summer of love,” emotions seem to have been less taboo.…
The Google Official Queensland Flood Information Page is a helpful resource for anyone looking for more information about the recent floods in this region of Australia. The website provides the latest news updates, maps, contact information, and opportunities to volunteer to help the people who have suffered because of the flooding.…
Feng-GUI offers attention analysis in the form of heatmaps.
It simulates the vision of humans during the initial 5 seconds in which they are presented with a visual. Feng-GUI then creates heatmaps that are based on an algorithm, which will predict what a human will most likely look at.…
In a recent post by SEO by the Sea Bill Slawski poses an interesting question. Is one of the reasons for Border’s financial difficulties their lack of presence in the search results? The answer is of course not black and white.…
In this post Switched on Media report about a new feature which has popped out for Google searches related to flood. After a bit of investigation we realised that the extent of keywords which trigger the extra info are quite broad and even target generic terms like flood if you are searching within Australia which is a very nice use of geo-targeting feature by Google.…
When David announced he was doing a lucky draw at the Brisbane SEO Meetup, Dan replied “I am feeling lucky!”. And the luck was on his side. Next thing you know he is wearing a super cool Blekko’s / Slash the web!…
2011: Most Popular People According To Twitter Follower Base
Google Body Browser is a new online application launched in December by Google labs. It is designed to allow users to look up any organ in the human body and learn more about it in three dimensional space.
Despite many claims by SEO companies around the world that PageRank does not “work” anymore, we see Google employees mentioning it over and over again in articles, blogs and videos. Webmasters have been wondering about Google’s intentions around PageRank due to the fact that the last public update was back in April 2010.…
We started this experiment in order to determine how Google would sort pages (in SERPS) which equally linked up. Initially we set up this page with the following links:
Basically linking to:
The anchor text didn’t matter to us, it was just there for fun – we could have used 1, 2, 3 and 4 (but that would be just boring). …