Social

Search Trends for 2011

Here is an interetsing video from Matt Cutts of Google with Danny Sullivan from SearchEngineLand, talking about future trends for search in 2011. They talk about the increased importance of social media in influencing ranking. While still small, it shows a shift towards social as a means of determining importance of content on the web. Towards the …

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The Internet is the Magnifying Glass of the World

Before the Internet stuff happened. Since the invention of the Internet, the same stuff happens, so what is the difference? The main difference is that more things are visible to everyday people. Things that were obscure for geographic reasons are no longer and can be viewed in all of their glory (or not). But specifically, things are …

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PersianKiwi and the dangers of using Twitter in Iran

No one knows if \”Persian Kiwi\” or PK has any connections to New Zealand, however, it has definitely captured the attention of some media in New Zealand. What it doe though is highlight how Twitter has become a key issue in Iran. With the Iranian Government stopping the access to social networking sites like Twitter …

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madefromnewzealand.com – this is the kind of site I think is great

I don\’t normally plug other sites, but this one looks like a good one for businesses in NZ – www.madefromnewzealand.com My biggest like is the tone it seems to have of a great place to be; lots going on, plenty of information on businesses, people and events. The other cool aspect is the social side …

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WP Greet Box – some pretty cool use of Ajax :)

I cam across WP Greet Box, looking for some kind of Twitter integration (of which it isn\’t really) Anyway, looked like a great way to interact with visitors and from a social point of view a great way to encourage others to network via RSS, Twitter, Facebook etc. By default the following are covered Delicious …

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