Regulation of Google and Facebook Will Impair Their Futures
Regulation of Google and Facebook Will Impair Their Futures

Former Facebook Director Donald Graham says that regulation of Google and Facebook will slow them down dramatically and probably impair their futures significantly. He said that the idea that companies like Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook are permanent just isn’t so.

Early Signs of a New Google Update This Morning
Early Signs of a New Google Update This Morning

Search expert Barry Schwartz reported in his weekly video update that there are early signs that Google is rolling out another search algorithm update this morning.

Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee Launches Contract for the Web and Says… Silos Shouldn’t Dominate Your Life
Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee Launches Contract for the Web and Says… Silos Shouldn’t Dominate Your Life

Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the web, launches Contract for the Web that encourages companies to agree to let individuals own and control their data and importantly to allow mobility of data.

Reports of Unstable Google Search Results
Reports of Unstable Google Search Results

SEO expert Barry Schwartz has reported that in his tracking there appears to be some unstableness with the Google search results recently. This would explain why a lot of sites are complaining a bit louder lately about search traffic declines.

Kara Swisher on Tech: A Lot of Their Inventions Are Very Damaging to Society
Kara Swisher on Tech: A Lot of Their Inventions Are Very Damaging to Society

Should tech companies be hiring Chief Ethics Officers in order to get better at self-examination? That’s the question posed by Kara Swisher, internet pioneer and Recode editor at large, in a New York Times column today.

Apple Search Advertising: Their Next Multi-Billion Dollar Business?
Apple Search Advertising: Their Next Multi-Billion Dollar Business?

Senior Analyst at Berstein, Toni Sacconaghi, released a note today predicting that Apple’s advertising business will be worth billions 2020. Similar to Amazon, Apple is incrementally focusing on expanding adverting opportunities, especially within the App Store.

Google Search Algorithm Update on October 16th Looks Like a Big One
Google Search Algorithm Update on October 16th Looks Like a Big One

SEO expert Barry Schwartz said that he sees “lots of signals” that the recent October 16 Google algorithm update was a “big one.” Barry also talked about a Webmaster Hangout this morning with Google’s John Mueller.

Analyst Says that Google Already Dominates the Media Business
Analyst Says that Google Already Dominates the Media Business

When does Google dominate the media business? “They already do,” says Brian Wieser, senior research analyst at Pivotal Research. “The reality is from a time consumption perspective, from an ad spending perspective, there’s nothing like Google.”

George Gilder: Google is Having a Nervous Breakdown
George Gilder: Google is Having a Nervous Breakdown

Historian and futurist George Gilder says that Google Marxism just repeats Karl Marx’s error with their technology. Because of this Gilder says that Google is delusional and is “having a nervous breakdown.”

How Removing Navigation Links at Wayfair Increased Traffic by 10 Percent
How Removing Navigation Links at Wayfair Increased Traffic by 10 Percent

Internal navigation links on your site can dramatically and negatively impact search traffic referrals says SEO expert Alex Stein. Extra links lower the site authority that your transfer to other pages on your site.