All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Matt Cutts’
In the session "You and A with Matt Cutts," Danny Sullivan and Matt started off by talking about the Lyndon Antcliff story involving a 13 year-old boy who stole his dad’s credit card to buy hookers. The story was widely reported and later revealed to be a hoax that was used as link bait.
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Matt Cutts’s wishes are not Google’s commands. Just the same, the guy is undeniably influential, and his latest idea – giving Gmail the ability to send things at a predetermined time or date – seems to have gotten a good response from would-be users.
I’m generally in favour of bashing those who need to be bashed, and I definitely like taking the wind out of the Web 2.0 windbags (you know who you are), but I think the blogosphere is being a little hard on Wikia Search. Mike Arrington says that it’s a letdown, Allen Stern at Centernetworks
First impressions are important, and as people, we prove ourselves with handshakes and “hello”s. In Google’s search results, websites are represented by a paragraph or so of information, and the company’s own Matt Cutts recently took a few minutes to discuss these snippets.
Not much love in the SEO blogosphere today, as Aaron Wall slams the most accessible member of the Googleplex over Google’s alleged treatment of SEO as spam.
Robert Scoble and Matt Cutts have two of the most recognizable names in the search engine industry. So when Scoble does an interview that gives “[a] look into Search Engine Marketing,” and Cutts compliments him on it, the 20-minute piece may well be worth a look.
The blogosphere erupted over the weekend after Privacy International released a scathing (damning) report declaring Google the worst of the bunch at protecting privacy – well, they used words like "ambivalent" and even "hostile." But critics inside and outside of Google are calling the report unfair and poorly researched.
When SEOmoz’s Rand Fishkin calls something “quite possibly the best mainstream media article about Google, or modern search technology, in the last 5 years,” it’s pretty much our duty to cover it. When Rand Fishkin writes 800 words about said article, well . . . we know better than to condense and summarize.