September 2019 Google Update – Winners and Losers

According to discussions online and what people have communicated to me, I’m seeing mostly contented publishers and scattered reports of recovery. There is also what seems like a link related…

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WeWork Selling Conductor SEO Company

Conductor, an SEO technology company owned by WeWork is said to be up for sale. This comes after WeWork’s aborted IPO filing. Reports say that WeWork is under pressure to…

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To curb lobbying power, Elizabeth Warren wants to reinstate the Office of Technology Assessment

In a move to correct the imbalance of power between technologically sophisticated corporations and the lawmakers who regulate them, presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren is proposing that Congress reinstate the…

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Bill Lambert is Not Real – Claims of Google Filters Likely False

There’s been discussion about a Google insider who claims Google filters traffic from publishers. Is Google filtering website traffic? As fringe as that idea sounds, there actually is a Google…

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Google My Business Lets Restaurants Opt-Out of Online Ordering

Google My Business is letting restaurant listings remove links to online ordering. The ability to opt out of online ordering was spotted by Joy Hawkins who shared the information in…

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Europe shows the way in online privacy

U.S. antitrust actions and privacy regulation create opportunities for privacy-first innovation Alastair Mitchell 1 week Alastair Mitchell Contributor Alastair Mitchell is a partner at multi-stage VC fund EQT Ventures and…

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Voter manipulation on social media now a global problem, report finds

New research by the Oxford Internet Institute has found that social media manipulation is getting worse, with rising numbers of governments and political parties making cynical use of social media…

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Google Lets Site Owners Customize Their Search Results Snippets

Google Lets Site Owners Customize Their Search Results Snippets

Google is giving site owners the ability to customize how their content is previewed in search results. By default, Google has always generated search snippets according to the users’ queries…

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How to Successfully Promote Your Facebook Page Everywhere

ADVERTISEMENT Facebook is one of the most popular social networks in the world, with more than 2.41 billion active users monthly. It’s no wonder you want to use it to…

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7 Effective Tactics to Defeat Internet Trolls

ADVERTISEMENT Online trolls have been the bane of rational, civil internet users since the beginning of the web. It turns out, when you give certain people the shield of anonymity…

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