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Discovering Fake Consumer Reviews With GSRank

Researchers are working on ways to discover fake reviews by detecting organised groups of review spammers.

Fake Review Spam Formula

Over the years, opinion spamming has become a business. People get paid to write fake reviews. Such people cannot just write a single review as they would not make enough money that way.…

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Chubby Lock Service

Chubby lock service is a distributed system meant for coarse-grained activities. Although it was initially designed for activities in Google’s distributed systems, it is currently used widely as a repository and name service for configuration information. It provides low-volume but reliable storage for loosely-coupled distributed systems made up of small machines that communicate via high-speed networks.…

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Selective Sharing in Google+

Review of the first empirical study of Google+ platform in the context of selective sharing.

Real-World Sharing & Social Networks

Sharing information is a crucial part of human interaction and communication, however in the offline world we manage the information we disclose in a natural and effortless way.…

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Google Announces ‘Brand Activate’ Initiative

‘Brand Activate’ is Google’s new initiative with aim to re-invent the way big companies measure and quickly act in response to their branding efforts and consumer sentiment.

Google’s move in this direction represents addition to the usual metrics based on CTR values and impressions and they hope to set new industry standard in measuring branding and advertising defectiveness.…

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Online Branding Can be Fun

I know that big companies go through a lot of brainstorming meetings, hiring great creative people to present their brand in a new light, a better light and increase their brand awareness. Small companies and startups often don’t have the funds to do the same, but that doesn’t mean that they can’t present their brand in a great light with just the things they have, in fact, branding can be fun, it should be fun if you ask me.…

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Google Plus Gets a New Design

Google Plus gets a brand new design featuring a complete layout and look & feel overhaul. The rapid design changes and releases at Google are nothing new and their new attitude towards product release is to get things out there and see what happens.…

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World Wide Web Conference: a great possibility for the passionate about the Web

Guest post by Massimo Ragnedda

This year as every year at the annual World Wide Web Conference the topic under consideration is the future direction of the World Wide Web.  The Conference will be an extremely useful opportunity to discuss and understand the social consequences and impact of the new technologies of Communication on culture and it inspires small and large companies to aim for a more dynamic and truly global world wide web.…

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Google: Providing Endless Possibilities

Google and other search engines have become a part of everyday life. Long gone are the days where a person would need to learn things from experience or from experimentation. The Internet, Google, Wikipedia, and all of these sources of information have changed the way people learn and have brought it to an unimaginably easy, quick, and accessible level.…

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