• Google Reminds Publishers Not to Accept Bribes for Links

    … In response to a controversial article published by The Outline, Google has reminded publications to refrain from accepting bribes for links. The article in question claims that major publications on the web, including New York Times, CNN, and TechCrunch, have accepted payments from companies in exchange for positive coverage. Several writers, who…

    Matt Southern/ Search Engine Journalin Google- 12 readers -
  • Announcing Google Cloud Next 2018

    Google Cloud Next '18 is coming! Mark your calendars for July 24-27, 2018 at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Google Cloud Next is where customers, partners, developers, influencers and the greater global cloud community get inspired and learn. Together, we’re working to make the cloud useful and accessible to everyone.

    The Official Google Blog- 23 readers -
  • DotKids doesn’t want .kids auction to go ahead

    … One of the applicants for the .kids gTLD has asked ICANN to stop the planned last-resort auction. DotKids Foundation is competing with Amazon for .kids and, because the two strings were ruled confusingly similar, with Google’s application for the singular .kid. ICANN last month set a January 25 date for the three contenders to go to auction…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein Google- 10 readers -
  • Every Important Google Algorithm Update Since 2003

    To the everyday user, Google’s search engine might seem pretty unremarkable. Type in “corgi,” and you’re going to get a bunch of corgi-related results. You’ll see a page called, “10 Facts about Corgis You Paw-bibly Didn’t Know.” You’ll see a Knowledge Panel featuring the life span and temperament of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. You’ll get a dropdown suggestion for the query, “corgi butt.

    WordStream- 13 readers -
  • Your Search questions, answered selfie-style on Google

    … Search, and they’re coming directly from the source. When you search for your favorite personalities, whether they’re rising stars or well-known celebs, their answers will appear in the form of selfie-style videos with a uniquely personal, authentic and delightful touch. We’re piloting this feature on mobile with answers from Priyanka Chopra…

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 8 readers -