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Why Social Media Isn’t Going to be Powering Search Engines

  • June 7th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Since Google announced that they had been using social signals from sites like Twitter and Facebook as a ranking factor, there has been a lot of buzz involving using social media to improve ranking positions. Some blogs even tested this and proved that social signals (tweets in this case) can influence rank. It’s pretty clear then that despite the fact… Read more

Can’t Remember a Face? Now Google Makes it Easier!

  • April 20th, 2011 by SEM Contributor
Leave it to Google to redefine search once again. And possibly keep us all safe from evil-doers with just a click of our cell phone camera. As it happens, Google is on the verge of making human faces a searchable commodity. Oh, sure, the technology isn’t perfect yet, but it will be in the next year or so. Some folks… Read more

Go Social – Social Media Generates Effective Signals That Will Boost Search Engine Rankings

  • December 20th, 2010 by Cijo Abraham Mani
Does your company have a social media presence ? If not, it is time that you should build up one! Google and Bing has made it clear that social signals are now used as a ranking factor. Social media signals do had its own priority in search long back as I have been doing extensive research on the same and… Read more

Twitter’s “Trending Topics” More Harm Than Good?

  • July 11th, 2009 by Ann Smarty
Twitter’s banking an awful lot on the assumed success of their search engine, largely powered by the millions of people who tweet. A large part of that mechanism is the Trending Topics list, and it’s failing. In fact, it’s possibly becoming more harm than good.… Read more