All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Google+1’

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Absent From Analyst Meeting

Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg skipped a meeting with analysts and bankers held at the company headquarters in Menlo park, CA on Monday, according to those familiar with the conference. David Ebersman, Facebook’s CFO, stated that Mr. Zuckerberg preferred to focus his time on developing the service rather than play a role with such analysts, according to insiders. Monday’s meeting …

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Google Mobile Ads Getting +1 Button

Google’s mobile display ads are getting +1 buttons, according to a post to the Google Mobile Ads blog, which came through the RSS feeds, but is not live on the actual blog. The button will appear on the left side of ads, and recommendations will appear for several seconds, then fade out: In the post, Neha P writes: We believe …

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Google Adds +Snippets to Google Maps

Last month, Google made the +1 button more like the Facebook “like” button for Google+ in the sense that when you click the button, you can now share content to your Google+ Circles. When you share content from the button, it automatically includes a link, an image and a description in the sharebox. Google calls these “+snippets”. Google announced today …

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Google +1 Button Chrome Extension Launched

Google has launched a Chrome extension for the +1 button, so you can easily +1 any piece of content that you come across on the web, regardless of whether it not it has its own button readily available. The description for the extension says: +1 button is shorthand for “this is pretty cool” or “you should check this out.” Now …

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Google to Launch Trusted Stores Program Soon?

It appears that Google accidentally let loose a glimpse of a forthcoming product called Google Trusted Stores today. There is a landing page and a video, but you can’t see either one right now, unfortunately. Spotted by Alex Chitu at Google Operating System Blog, there was a video uploaded, which was at one point viewable, but has since been made …

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Google +1 Button The New PageRank?

Let me start off by being very clear. Google is not getting rid of PageRank in favor of the +1 button. Google is, however, looking at the data from the +1 button as a signal of content quality, and +1s will no doubt continue to be largely coveted by webmasters and content creators web-wide. Will +1s become more important than …

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Google Announces +1 Button E-Commerce Partners

Google says it has been working with Bazaarvoice and PowerReviews to make it easier for online retailers to get the +1 button on their product pages. As you may know, Google has launched new sharing feature for the +1 button, essentially turning it into Google+‘s version of Facebook’s “like” button. Before, clicking +1 told Google that content would make for …

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Google +1 Button Now Good for Rankings and Driving Traffic

Google has announced changes to the +1 button that could mean huge things for sites and businesses in terms of driving traffic. Google has turned the +1 button into what it should have been when Google+ was launched: a means of sharing content to your Google+ Circles. Or in other words, Google’s version of the “like” button. Do you expect …

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Google +1 Button Comes to Android Market

Update: Now, Google has announced new sharing options for the +1 button, which allow users to post content back to their circles. This could make the visibility factor for apps go up even more. Google released an update for the Android Market today, adding the Google +1 button to apps. This could be a major factor for Android developers in …

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+1 Button on AdWords: Paying for What You Could Get for Free?

Before Google unleashed its new social network Google+, it launched the +1 button, which appears on content sites across the web, in Google search results, and on Google’s AdWords ads. Now that the button appears in the Google+ stream as well, it’s likely that the +1 buttons everywhere will get clicked more. What if you don’t want the feature on …

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Google Adds +1s to Google Takeout

In late June, Google’s Data Liberation Front announced the launch of Google Takeout, which it called its “first revolutionary product.” Its function is to let you take your data out of more than one Google product at a time. Today, the Data Liberation Front announced that you can now take out the sites that you’ve +1’ed. “We’ve still got plenty …

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Is Google Creating Too Much Confusion Around Google+?

I was perusing a thread at WebmasterWorld about how people are trying to get more traffic from Google’s +1 button, and one person’s comments kind of drove home a point I’ve been thinking about lately. Regarding the +1 button, member Shatner said: Here’s a personal anecdote to illustrate the uphill battle here. Tonight I was talking to a friend of …

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