December, 2013

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Adapt or die in 2014!

December 31, 2013
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The year 2014 is now on the horizon. After a lot of changes in 2013, what will be the predominant challenges and …

UK teenagers are fleeing Facebook in droves: a study by a EU-based research group has revealed. The report, released in December, along …

Matt Cutts, head of the Google Web spam team, confirmed this week that the plan to reduce rich snippets by 15% has …

Social media is sometimes comparable with a tantō, the Japanese sword that samurai warriors used to commit suicide when they were dishonoured. …

News Corp, the global media company that owns the Wall Street Journal, announced on Friday its acquisition of the Dublin-based social news …

In with the new and out with the old Google recently published its year-end zeitgeist, chronicling 2013´s most-searched people names, places, …

An NSA review panel composed of five advisers met with President Obama on Wednesday for a briefing on a report delivered over …

Are the days of free digital news content numbered? The Digital First Media CEO John Paton announced in November that all its …

Google announced on Friday its acquisition of a robotics company, Boston Dynamics. Boston Dynamics is an engineering company that developed several mobile …

Facebook recently introduced algorithm changes to its News Feed with the goal of bringing its users the higher-quality content and online experience …

Google continues to penalise link spammers. This week Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts denounced another link network, Anglo Rank, through …

Twitter has been rolling out ad-targeting innovations since its IPO in November. The social media giant announced on its blog on Wednesday …

Facebook has hired Yann LeCun, founding director of New York University’s Centre for Data Science, to be at the helm of Facebook’s …

Zofari adds a personalized touch to the bustling travel app industry. Touted as the “Pandora for Places,” the app debuted in May …

Facebook has been coming out with a series of News Feed updates recently that promise to affect how people consume news and …

Matt Cutts is seeking feedback about adding new features and improving Google’s Webmaster tools. In a personal blog post today, the …

A cache of up to 2 million Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Yahoo passwords have been discovered by security experts. These experts from …

Snapchat successfully wooed Facebook executive Emily White, who had been director of operations for Facebook’s mobile operations, reported All Things D Tuesday. …

Having people “like” a Facebook page is only the very first step on the road to achieving a fan base of interested …

In a deal exceeding $200 million, Apple confirmed on Monday its acquisition of Topsy, a firm that assesses customer sentiment by crunching …

It has certainly been the year of content with a capital C and it is no secret that keeping on the right …

Who wants higher online visibility, increased authority, greater influence, more clicks and higher conversion rates? A seemingly redundant and rather superficial question. …

Analysing the sales reports from Black Friday could suggest that marketing departments may want to consider tightening their purse strings on social …

In a recent webinar, Google search guru Matt Cutts answered the following question: Should every page on a website contain a …

They say travel broadens the mind – and with our pedigree, we’re minded to agree! Purecontent has spent the last seven years …

In the usual run of events, a discussion about pandas ends up referencing interminable radio and TV features outlining the plight of …

In the medieval world a man could choose a variety of ways to attain notoriety. A small flick of the head in …

Following a seven-month investigation, the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) announced on Thursday, November 28th, that Google’s use of personal data violates …

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