Social Networks Team Up To Prove Biased Google Search Results

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With Google’s recent re-launch of social media based results, engineers from MySpace, Facebook and Twitter have created an open-source plugin as proof that Google is prioritizing its own Google+ results in search, moving away from the original mission of being a neutral directory of search on the Web.

How Google’s Revenue Hit $37.9 Billion In 2011

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Wordstream, a firm specializing in PPC services and SEM software, has concluded that the top industries contributing most significantly to Google’s $37.9 billion in revenue over 2011 were Finanace & Insurance, Travel & Tourism, and Retails & General Merchandise.

94% Of Internet Marketers See Measureable Value On Facebook

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Facebook remains a dominant force when it comes to social media marketing, but Twitter is closing the gap, according to a recent return-on-investment survey. Using over 700 marketers, the survey was conducted by Wildfire Interactive, a social media management platform.

Demand For Data Scientists Has Outpaced Supply Of Talent

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Do you want a job that’s in high demand and will likely stay that way for the next 5 years? You may not have considered becoming a Data Scientist before now, but the conclusion of IT service company EMC’s recent survey is showing that this position is in very high demand.

Daily Deals Hooked Holiday Shoppers In 2011

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Daily deals site TIPPR has created an infographic summarizing the activity of consumers on the daily deal space during the 2011 holiday season. The past season people certainly took online shopping more seriously, not only for the convenience, but for the online deals.