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The Free Speech Rights of Advertisers (h/t to @LaurieSegallCNN)

As we have seen in Google’s attempt to stop being investigated by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood and other members of law enforcement, Google are quick to cast themselves as the defenders of free speech under attack from law enforcement–as they serve ads on YouTube against ISIS recruitment videos as reported by CNN, NBC an a host of others. 892 more words

Google ngrams

One of my most interesting revelations at primary school was that there were some words that could be spelt in two ways. This was not just my bad school-boy spelling, or even the abomination that is US English, but real words like waggon/wagon and cannon/canon. 125 more words


Google Sitelinks | or, Google REALLY Likes the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

Props to Canva for the custom image. Google really seems to love the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art here in Indianapolis. When I searched for them online, not only is their official website at the #1 result — but they have a full menu section devoted to different areas of their site — and this takes up more room / screen real estate than the ENTIRE Eiteljorg Museum listing itself. 212 more words


Google Docs, Sheets and Slides updated with UI tweaks

Google is rolling out new updates for its Docs, Sheets and Slides apps, aimed at further refining the user experience. The updates don’t bring any sweeping changes to the apps, but subtly adjust the way a few features work, to make the user interface a little more friendly. 198 more words

Android Authority

How to use Social Media to sell.

Selling is a social activity . Before Facebook, LinkedIn and the Internet generally people bought from people in social ways.

They asked for advice from friends, they gave their opinions over the garden fence and they wrote letters to manufacturers when products failed to live up to their promises. 455 more words

Social Media

Everything Else

Humans, as a rule, are very good at looking for things. It’s what we do- we look for answers, loose change, continents, spare batteries, other people, meaning, lost phones, food… you get the idea. 519 more words


The Negative Effect Of Google + On Adwords Keyword Planner

This post will look at the negative effects of Google + on AdWords keyword Planner results, used to optimise both Organic and Paid Advertising. It questions the wisdom of Googles priority presentation of probably lesser optimised Google + search results to the user, over the expected algorithm optimised presentation of Organic and Paid search results, and the cloaking of highly ranked paid advertising. 944 more words