Danny Sullivan

  • Twitter forces people to follow @POTUS, @FLOTUS & @VP accounts

    Today, the United States gained a new President, First Lady and Vice President. Those people inherited their predecessors Twitter accounts. In turn, some of those not supportive of the new adminstration unfollowed those accounts. Or thought they did. As it turns out, Twitter has caused many people to follow these accounts again, against their will. I’m just one of several examples.

    Danny Sullivan/ Marketing Landin Social Twitter- 38 readers -
  • Move over Amazon Echo & Google Home: here comes Microsoft Cortana

    Can’t decide which voice-activated home assistant you want, Amazon Echo or Google Home? Next year, you’ll have a third choice — Microsoft’s Cortana. Unlike Amazon and Google, Microsoft isn’t making it a Cortana device itself. Rather, today it announced a way for anyone to integrate its Cortana agent into devices, through the Cortana Devices SDK. That’s appar ...

    Danny Sullivan/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 17 readers -
  • Why Google might not be able to stop “fake news”

    Last week, Google pledged to fight “fake news” in its search results yet offered up no solutions to the problem. That’s likely because Google has no easy fix. Google especially came under fire after it listed a site with incorrect “final” US presidential election counts as the top listing for searches such as “final votes” or “final election count.

    Danny Sullivan/ Marketing Landin SEO Google- 21 readers -
  • Google Home bests Amazon Echo & Alexa, for answering questions

    Google has a winner with Google Home, for those who want a hands-free assistant that can answer a broad range of questions that come up during day-to-day activities in the house. It easily beats what Amazon Echo can do. Google Home — which ships to consumers this week — is Google’s answer to the Amazon Echo, which came out two years ago.

    Danny Sullivan/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 17 readers -