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Google Buys Wildfireapp and What This Means for Social Media Management

  • January 25th, 2013 by Tanya
Google made a wise decision in the 3rd quarter of 2012 when it bought Wildfire. A leading social media app that is likely going to put the giant in the lead in this advertising arena, Wildfire had a number of interested parties looking to add the app to their arsenal. At the end of the day, of course it was… Read more

Google+ for iPhone: One Killer App, One Major Problem

  • May 22nd, 2012 by SEM Contributor
The new Google+ iPhone app blows away a few widely held assumptions, captures the hearts and minds of reviewers, and begs the question: is even a clear victory going to be enough to make Google+ a household name? There’s no way to talk about the Google+ app without talking about the things Google usually does, and didn’t do this time.… Read more

8 Useful Tips for a Better Google+ User Experience

  • March 30th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Google’s new social network Google+ is the strongest candidate for becoming the new leading network for referral traffic. Even though it is relatively new, your audience is already there and is ready to communicate with you. In this article, you will find some useful tips on how to have a unique Google+ user experience while connecting with your audience. 1) Read more

Is Google Becoming Less of a Search Engine?

  • February 16th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
The new Google + has the Internet world all abuzz. Some website designers are even boycotting Google + because they think this new move is a form of monopoly. Google, the giant of the search engine world is quickly and easily (since it commands so many searches) moved into social media in a way that has Facebook shaking in its… Read more

Why You Should Have a Business Profile on Twitter, Google+ and Facebook

  • January 5th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
It would seem that Twitter, Facebook and Google+ are copying features from each other that it is getting to be difficult to differentiate one social network from the other. For instance, Google has made sure that its user profiles look and feel like it is similar to Facebook, only simplified down to the basics.  Facebook, on the other hand, has… Read more

For Google, 13 is a Very Lucky Number

  • September 27th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
13 years may not seem like a long time in the grand scheme of things, but in internet years, it’s a lifetime. Consider this; 13 years ago, in 1998, Bill Clinton was President, AOL was still king of the internet, Yahoo had the lion’s share of search engine usage, Windows ’98 was just being released, Netscape was still a contender… Read more

New Chat Rules on Google+

  • September 26th, 2011 by Ann Smarty
Google looks a lot ambitious on Google+ project. Every day it is adding a new feature on Google+. The social networking facet of Google has already crossed 20 million active members. Google+ attracts users from other popular social networking sites including Facebook and Twitter. To attract new users, Google is refining the features offered through Google+. Google+ venture is culmination… Read more

Google+: Losing Steam or the Calm Before the Storm?

  • September 14th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
From its earliest attempts with Wave and Buzz, Google has had its share of mishaps and failures in their quest to enter the social networking world. Wave died out without even making a tiny ripple in the vast digital sea, while Buzz landed Google in a fight with the FTC over privacy concerns. Now, they released Google+ and things seemed… Read more

Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus – Can We Really Compare Them?

  • August 30th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
This is clearly the age of being a netizen, so much so that you will find even your next door 12-year old being busy doing something with his keyboard. Take a closer look and I am sure you will find him doing what most grown-ups like doing. Social networking! There have been a host of social networking sites, like those… Read more

Meet the Google Street View Trike

  • August 24th, 2011 by Damian Davila
While you may have known about the Google Street View Car, which has 15 lenses taking 360 degrees of photos and lasers capturing 3D data to determine distances within the Street View imagery, you may have not heard of Google Street View Trike. The Google Street View Trike, a 250-pound, 9-foot, human powered machine, enables Google to map sections where… Read more