Twitter fakes real users’ tweets to promote ad platform

It’s now been removed but twitter added tweets to “real” twitter accounts for a promo ad of how good the company integrates with TV ads. 

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Matt Cutts Sez you don't have to worry about duplicate content

found on @seroundtable , Matt Cutts claims, "I wouldn't stress about this unless the content that you have duplicated is spammy or keyword stuffing."

Facebook testing a prompt for page updates

It looks like just getting folks to "Like" your business page is no longer going to be enough.

What lesson Penguin / Google penalty SHOULD teach a marketer

There's a perfect "winning the web back" story I came across this m

Huge Compilation of Mozcon Resources, Recaps, Official and Unofficial Responses and more

Dan Liebson has pulled together a fantastic resource of nearly everything that happened and was discussed at the

Google+ Caught Spamming People Every 2 Weeks

Google is on a really big push nowadays to get users to sign up for Google+, and to fill out their profile completely.

Google Serves 25 Percent of North American Internet Traffic

According to a story in Wired, "On an average day, Google accounts for about 25 percent of all consumer internet

Adult content to be blocked by default in the UK

This is a major change which is going to affect loads of sites in the UK.

Is Google Panda Going Soft?

So, Google has claimed that the current Panda update is a "softening" of the general algorithm and is more "finely targeted".

Google's Databoard - Didn't they say info-graphics are bad?

I've been having a play with the Google Databoard http://think.withgoogle.com/databoard/ and it seems to have a lot of potential.

How SEOs distract themselves

It's been fun watching hundreds of SEOs picking up and interpreting Googler's words about guest blogging, making conclusions, inventing flags, ma

Ripoff Report Verified - Talk about taking low to the next level

Notorious Ripoff Report has just launched a new "service" - a $89/m subscription to allow business owners NOT to get published on their site.

Does Google favor sites they fund through Google Ventures?

About a month ago Jacob King wrote an interesting post on his blog about how RetailMeNot.com ranks so well in the search results.

Google says a new softer, gentler, more huggable Panda is on it's way

Over at Search Engine Land Barry Schwartz has a post about Google confirmin

Why I am not getting Google Glass.....right now.

A few months ago I was accepted to be a Google Glass beta tester through their #IfIhadGlass program.

Reddit Removes Atheism and Politics from the Front Page, Announces new Default Sub-Reddits

In a not-to-surprising move, Reddit has removed /r/atheism from the default home page of the website.

Link Building Is Not Illegal (or Inherently Bad) Interview with Matt Cutts

Is Matt Cutts Wearing A ThreadWatch Shirt In This Video?????

Is Matt Cutts wearing a ThreadWatch.org logo on his shirt here???

Google testing new assault on Organic with expanded PLA's

A post over at Search Engine Land by Ginny Marvin shows a new test by Google on their paid l

List of 29 Sites for Free to use Images

Inc magazine published a list of 29 sites for free images written by Chelsea Blacker from Blue Glass UK.