Guarding Personal Data in Google

Privacy

In a move that David Smith, the UK’s deputy Information Commissioner and head of data protection, said was too vague, [1] Google recently consolidated more than sixty privacy policies into one document. Since then, user privacy and how …

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PayPal and Dejan SEO Partnership

PayPal & Dejan SEOPayPal and Dejan SEO have partnered up in efforts to help webmasters get the most out of their online presence. Part of this partnership includes a competition giving PayPal’s business account users a chance to win an SEO package worth …

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Google Unified

The Merge

The next stage in Google’s product evolution is undoubtedly unification. Google’s many projects and shatterlings spread over a decade of development in a frantic search for the next big thing are coming back home, empty handed. Now they’re merging into …

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Big traffic change for top URL

Big Traffic Change for Top URL

“Big traffic change for top URL” is a new message sent out from Google Webmaster Tools and it can alert webmasters of both positive and negative trends on their top pages.

The message comes in two formats:

  • “Search results clicks

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Shareception

‘Shareception’ – Nested chain-sharing of posts in Google+ visualised in ripples.  Coined by Mark Liederbach from University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

About the Test

While testing out the new link sharing feature we decided to see how far we can push the …

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The Future of Linked Data

Video Rich Snippets

Google, and other search engines, use linked data in web pages to produce rich snippets in search results. However, it is not generally understood how this detailed summary information may be used in the future. Currently, several obstacles must be …

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When Panda is Not Quite Sure

Barry Schwartz spotted a discussion on Google Webmaster Help forums revealing a letter sent to a webmaster when Panda wasn’t quite sure if it should hit or not. The case gives valuable insight into a borderline case past which we …

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