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Google Acquires Slide

Google Acquires Slide

Google announced the acquisition of Slide, a social technology company with a history of building ways for people to connect across platforms online.  “Slide has already created compelling social experiences for tens of millions of people across many platforms, and we’ve already built strong social elements into products like Gmail, Docs, Blogger, Picasa, and YouTube,” stated David Glazer, Engineering Director at Google. (via Google)

Read more from the official notice on the Slide homepage below.

Aug 17th, 2010Comments Off on Google Acquires Slide

Google Analytics & SEO

According to Matt Cutts, the head of Google‘s Webspam Team, using Google Analytics will not have a negative impact on a Website’s search ranking (now that they’ve launched the asynchronous tracking code).  Checkout the video below for more detail on this…

Aug 13th, 2010Comments Off on Google Analytics & SEO
Google Mobile Search History

Google Mobile Search History

Google launched a new search history feature (in the US) yesterday, enabling users to “quickly get back to sites you’ve been to and see items you have starred from your Android, iPhone, or desktop searches.”  To use this new feature, you first have to sign in and enable search history in your account (settings -> save searches (under search history) -> save).

The history is a list of all searches you’ve performed while you were signed-in, regardless of the […]

Aug 6th, 2010Comments Off on Google Mobile Search History

Location Based Google Ads

On July 31st, Google introduced location based advertising for Android and iPhone devices.  Companies will have the ability to select a local extension for display in Adwords that will display their ads using a user’s GPS position. This feature applies to both mobile applications and mobile browsers displaying Google advertisements.  In addition, it will allow users to get maps and contact information for businesses within their current area.

Aug 1st, 2010Comments Off on Location Based Google Ads
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