Google and the +1 button

Google +1? whats that all about then eh?  Nah it isn’t Google1.1 it is the new (unless you have ever used Facebook) revolutionary idea (unless you use facebook) idea of likes. You know when you hit a button and ‘like’ something. Well Google have now got this for their search results. Well I blogged about […]

Panda Algorithm hits Uk and other English Language Google users

Google announced today on the Google Blog that they have rolled out the infamous Panda / Farmer update to all English Language users. On top of this they have included the new feedback signal to ‘help people find better search results’. Google believe that their tests show that user feedback is trustworthy enough to reply […]

Google launches +1 social Recommend to their results

Today on their Google blog Google announced a major step forward in user interaction with regard the Search Engine Results, namely +1. In short this is a social recommendation. Google have produced a video here that better illustrates the system than my ramblings.and you can watch the Google +1 video by clicking that link. While […]

Googles Panda farm Update, some more detail.

OK so the world of search has had something juicy to get its teeth into for the last week or so, in the form of what Danny Sullivan named the ‘farmer update, mainly because it was meant to remove content farms from dominating the SERP’s. Wired.com got a great interview with Matt Cutts & Amit […]

Google Content Farm Algorithm Experiment Extended to Chrome

Google have just announced on their blog that they are waging war on content farms in a big way. Spun content has been the throrn in the side of the famed Google algorithm for some time, and it seems that when all said and done, when the techno dust settles, Google have decided the best […]