Google Authorship: a signal of trust to defend the link graph? via @billsebald

And we continue our guess game (with lack of actual official statements, what else can we do?)

A way around Google's Not Provided data?

This could be promising - but it would depend on a great number of folks participating in downloading a plugin, from what I understand.

This Student Project Could Kill Digital Ad Targeting

Sometimes I wonder how long it would take for large company to hire or buy out a newcomer?

BWMT Blogpost Talking Links and Likes

Some cool little nuggets in this Bing article talking about likes , links ,etc.

confirmation from Matt Cutts: disavows can help penguin

Just quoted in a tweet, Matt Cutts confirmed that disavows will help penguin saying "disavows can help for Penguin."

Sugar Rae's New Link Building with the Experts for 2013

"If you’re new to the Link Building with the Experts series

(When will it happen and) who will stop Google?

There's a good summary [warning: I got a few annoying popups after going there] of how Google controls the web: I like th

Penguin Predictor at 94% via Open Penguin Data Project

It has been a lot of work since I first began this project immediately following Penguin 2.0.

What are your Thoughts on Inbound Marketing? Is this Just a Buzz Word?

What is the difference between Inbound Marketing and Content Marketing? I'm hearing a lot of things about Inbound Marketing recently. Is this just a buzz word?

Alta Vista and Google Reader: Two more grave stones in the Internet Graveyard

In a press release buried between a flurry of other closings, Yahoo!

How To Improve Local SEO with Kris Jones of ReferLocal on SEJ

It is critically important that every business, SEO, blogger - everyone who uses the Internet - focus on local. I don't care if you are totally an online business.

Ted Ulle (Tedster) - A community legend, passes.

We've lost one of the most respected members of our community. Ted Ulle (Tedster), passed away late last week.

Facebook Launches video on instagram

When I first read this about this news, my first thought is this going to be what kills vine...thoughts?

Either you will have to log in to use the adwords KW tool or google is replacing it with the planner tool...WUT?

Today, when I tried to use the non-logged in google adwords keyword too

Preemptive disavow?

There's a lot of talking about the proper use of the disavow tool.

Google Carousel for Local Search: what will be the fall out for organic clicks + sites like Yelp?

I think this article makes a great observation:

So which links should I really Disavow?

There's a very interesting thread over at WebmasterWorld discussing what links one should really disavow / remove?

Internal Links will NOT (typically) hurt you

First found on @SEroundtable blog post, discussing

G article answers a number of questions on backlinks and reconsideration requests

Google again stresses that the only thing you need to use is the GWMT links data and to look for "patterns" in backlinks .

What does it feel like to go viral?

Reading this post about accidentally going viral and how it hard then to get rid of the fear that was your hugest accomplishment in life (and it pa