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.
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.
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.
Enter the connected consumer. This person more than likely owns a tablet and a smartphone and thanks to Facebook, is constantly connected to friends. One in three consumers is projected to buy a tablet by 2014.
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.
The majority of us would love to have some sort of training to enhance our social skills in daily life, whether at home or in the workplace. Maybe it’s the other way around; we wish other people would receive that kind of training.
The Zen of Steve Jobs is a comic book that follows the life of Steve Jobs during the time he was fired from Apple, revolving around his friendship with Kobun Chino, a Japanese Buddhist monk who was also Steve’s spiritual guru.
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.
Google made some huge changes to its algorithm back in 2011, the first aiming and targeting spamming/scraping sites, followed by the larger Panda update targeting low quality sites.
There’s always a lot of talk about the war between Google and Apple from a technology perspective, but there is a very powerful third competitor that can’t be overlooked: Amazon. The infographic below illustrates the large part that Amazon plays in the technology wars. Forget about Google vs. Apple or Google vs. Bing, even Microsoft [...]