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Google Blog Search Goes Away (Kind Of)

Google Blog Search Goes Away (Kind Of)

By Chris Crum August 29, 2014

Google Blog Search is now more – at least as a standalone offering from the search engine. Search Engine Land points out that if you go to its previous home – google.com/blogsearch – it simply redirects you to the Google …

How Google Evaluates The Merit Of A Guest Blog Post How Google Evaluates The Merit Of A Guest Blog Post
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It’s Matt Cutts video time again. This time, he answers the question: “How can I guest blog without it looking like I pay for links?” “Let’s talk about, for example, whenever we get a spam report, and we dig into …

Mayim Bialik Opens Up About Divorce Blog Mayim Bialik Opens Up About Divorce Blog

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Mayim Bialik, one of the stars of “Big Bang Theory”, has been penning blogs for Kveller–a site devoted to Jewish parenting–for a while now. In the past, her writings have gotten her a lot of attention–some unwanted–because of her belief …

Tumblr Is Starting to Crack Down on Porn Tumblr Is Starting to Crack Down on Porn
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Imagine someone baked you a cookie and promised you that you could have it whenever you wanted. “You promise not to take it away?” you ask them. “Yes,” they say. “I promise. Even though your dad doesn’t really want you …

Instagram Finally Lets You Embed Photos and Videos Instagram Finally Lets You Embed Photos and Videos
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Instagram has just announced that they are now allowing photo and video embeds – something that the service has needed for as long as it’s been around. Now, anyone wishing to embed a photo or video in an article for …

WordPress Just Got A Spike In Imports From Tumblr WordPress Just Got A Spike In Imports From Tumblr

WordPress might have quite a bit to gain by Yahoo’s purchasing of Tumblr for $1.1 billion. As noted, a bunch of Tumblr users are already freaking out about Yahoo buying the massively popular blogging platform (and the promise of new …

Tumblr Porn Not Likely to Be a Problem for Yahoo Tumblr Porn Not Likely to Be a Problem for Yahoo
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The news the Yahoo is acquiring Tumblr for $1.1 billion has brought along its fair share of grumbling from the Tumblr community. Though Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer promised “not to screw it up,” Tumblr users are worried that Yahoo will …

WordPress' Share Of The World's Top Blogs Increases WordPress' Share Of The World's Top Blogs Increases
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The majority of the world’s top 100 blogs are using WordPress, according to a new report from Pingdom, and the content management system’s share of these blogs is on the rise. According to the firm, 52% of these blogs are …

Tumblr Launches New Mobile Ads for iOS and Android Tumblr Launches New Mobile Ads for iOS and Android
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Users of Tumblr’s iOS and Android apps will begin to see ads in their streams – ones that look and feel like organic blog posts inside the apps. The new ad push marks a first for Tumblr – putting sponsored …

Google Finally Announces Google+ Comments For Blogs Google Finally Announces Google+ Comments For Blogs
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As I reported in October in 2011, and others picked up on about five months later, Google would be launching a Google+-based comment platform for blogs. Today, Google made the announcement, but it’s only for Blogger blogs, at least at …

Google Tweaks The Blogger Template HTML Editor Google Tweaks The Blogger Template HTML Editor
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Google announced that it has made some adjustments to the template HTML editor for Blogger. It now supports line numbering, syntax highlighting, auto-indentation and code folding. In a post on the Blogger Buzz blog, Google software engineers Samantha Schaffer and …

Tumblr Tops 100M Blogs, Which House 44B+ Posts Tumblr Tops 100M Blogs, Which House 44B+ Posts

Tumblr has just hit a major milestone in its path to blog network domination. Today, Tumblr officially topped the 100 million blog mark. Tumblr currently has 100.1 million individual blogs, which are responsible for 44.6 billion posts. The Next Web …

AOL's MapQuest Launches Travel Blogging Feature AOL's MapQuest Launches Travel Blogging Feature
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AOL has launched MapQuest Travel Blogs for the web and iOS (via a dedicated app). The feature lets users create blogs of their trips with photos, stories, reviews, etc. According to the company, the Travel Blogs will automatically map out …

Quora Launches Blogs, Rich Text Editor Quora Launches Blogs, Rich Text Editor

Last month, Quora CEO Adam D’Angelo announced the company’s new mission, which involves sharing and growing the world’s knowledge. He indicated that Quora would be expanding beyond the simple Q&A the site is known for. It appears that expansion has …

Is Twitter Shutting Down Posterous Spaces? Is Twitter Shutting Down Posterous Spaces?
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A little less than a year ago, Twitter announced that it acquired Posterous, though the companies said that Posterous would remain up and running “without disruption,” some users have now found that they are unable to sign up for new …

Tumblr Apologizes for Yesterday's Huge Outage Tumblr Apologizes for Yesterday's Huge Outage

If you operate a Tumblr blog, you’re probably aware that the site experienced a major outage yesterday. After experiencing intermittent errors and slow loading times on a number of pages, Tumblr decided to take down the whole site “in order …

Tumblr Analytics From Union Metrics Now Available Tumblr Analytics From Union Metrics Now Available
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After two months, Tumblr Analytics from Union Metrics is out of beta, and has launched with new features. Tumblr announced the news itself on Twitter, and Union Metrics says it is Tumblr’s preferred analytics provider. “We’ve added full ad-hoc date …