orig published by BBC online 16 July 2014
A French judge has ruled against a blogger because her scathing restaurant review was too prominent in Google search results.
The godfather of internet jihad?
This week (July 2014) has seen the jailing of a man the Americans consider to be one of the most dangerous facilitators of terrorism in the West. But he is likely to be free in less than a year. He was a pioneer when it came to using the web as a tool of jihadist propaganda. So why do thousands of people think that Babar Ahmad is a victim of an injustice?
If you wanted to find the face - and voice - of Generation Jihad, it would be Babar Ahmad.[read more...]
'Game of Thrones': The 15-minute season 4 preview is here
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Season 4: A Foreshadowing [view]
In the next post I will add some easy to find backlinks that are ideal for a new start up website and you can quickly add them before you start your SEO program .in earnest . Lets face it , SEO is a pain in the backside but its important to help you and your website in SERPs and unless you can afford expensive companies that sell SEO services then its all down to you and me to doing the what needs to be done .
Heres a couple to get you started :
So despite a recent blog post quoting Matt Cutts that it will not happen in 2013 Google Page Rank Update HAS occurred . How do I know ? I was just checking my google webmaster tools and I noticed a drop of about a dozen backlinks so I wondered whats gone on . I checked and voila , this site has gone up ! I was hoping for more but hey, at least its up up up. Another 2 of my new sites - Pick Your Own and About Stockton on Tees have both gone up too so good day . That means the value of my website has increased and also its authority in Googles eyes and its SERPs.
Has YOURS gone up or down ? and by how much . Comment here if your happy or disappointed !
Author Stu Walker
Street Treks and Street maps of Venice . See Googles fascinating tour of the beautiful canal city . The City Built On Water
Say what you want about Google , its too pervasive in our society ; they SPY on you ; they read our emails etc etc .
BUT , it cannot be argued that FOR FREE they offer a lot of beautiful images , fascinating tours and the ability to see something from your office, your sofa,bed,little house in the middle of nowhere in India, USA, Europe,Brazil etc that you would never otherwise see.
Take the Tour HERE or simply click the image to take you on a tour of this magnificent city
YouTube's new comment system forces you to create a Google+ account, and introduces some problematic features. If you want to hide or change YouTube comments, here are a few options:
Originally posted CNET.com , Matt Elliott
Matt Cutts talks about ,whether all comment links are spam
Matt Cutts discusses whether or not all comment links are spam and suggests that people always use their real name when leaving a comment. He also mentioned that if these links make up too much of your link profile then it could be looked at as a link scheme. The main takeaway is to not use a keyword as your name when leaving a comment, even if the comment is on topic and adds value to the conversation.
Originally published on Mashable.com, Oct 7 2013
Google’s Matt Cutts: No More PageRank Updates This Year!!
Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts, said on Twitter Oct 6 that Google won’t be pushing out a new Google Toolbar PageRank update this year.
How artist Curtis Wallen used the dark / deep web to create a person and identity who doesnt exist except electronically
First published by deathandtaxesmag.com by DJ Pangburn.
Curtis Wallen is a Brooklyn-based photographer and visual artist. But, since January 2013, Wallen has been using the Deep Web to systematically create Aaron Brown, a person that doesn’t actually exist. Using Tor, Bitcoin, and various other methods, Wallen was able to procure a State of Ohio driver’s license, a boating permit, State Farm insurance card, Comcast cable bill (for proof of address), and a certified membership card for the Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas.
“At the end of it all, I was left with a small pile of documents I could use to reasonably convince someone this new person was real,” writes Wallen in a blog post. “I had the physical proof of a person with an entirely digital genesis.”
The Google Spider and how it crawls the web . What you need to know about and how to get your website indexed .
This article originally appeared at www.Wordtracker.com by Andrew Tobert
It also exists as a verb. We say that Google has cached your site to mean ‘Google has seen your site and taken lots of screenshots’. (Screenshots is just a general term, but it’s a good way to visualize what happening. In reality, it stores your sites' text and links.)