Archive for the Google + Tag

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Google Streetview. Capturing the Day.

In some ways Google Streetview is akin to those photo projects where numerous photographers contribute a slice of life to a project in a day. Though Streetview captures the street-scape as is, it also captures it over many different periods so you may see sun and sky on one street and then turn up another and see snow and cloud
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Failure to See the Train in the Tunnel

  Huffington Post Canada blogger Jim Harris has written an excellent piece on the reason for the demise of print based revenue which is evident in data supplied by the Newspaper Association of America. There are three important points that stood out to me. …newspapers on the print side have begun to optimize for Google rankings, but the business side
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Segmenting the Social Within Us [INFOGRAPHIC]

  I always likened twitter to a formal get together in your living room with your financial advisor and Facebook to the kitchen. I would add that for LinkedIn, think of it as a long running self made marketing plan for your future employer to peruse. As for Google+? Come on, do you ever check that account? Expert finder resource
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Channel Your Inner Moog

Google has created another great doodle. Today it is in honour of Robert Moog’s 78th Birthday, father of the synthesiser and by default some very bad music in the 1980s. In the mid-1960s, Dr. Robert Moog unleashed a new universe of sounds into musicdom with his invention of the electronic analog Moog Synthesizer. The timbre and tones of these keyboard instruments
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Google Trims Policy Number from 60 to 1

  Here is a letter I received from Google announcing a change in policy. Some privacy advocates are concerned about the change. No word yet as to how it conforms (or doesn’t conform) to the PIPEDAct here in Canada. This may be the integration I was predicting earlier. I am seeing this just as Facebook knows my preferences and delivers
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Google has a Place of Opportunity with Google+. When Will they Take it?

I did some lateral thinking about how the implementation of a social platform for Google+ can have some pretty far reaching impacts on the Google location services Earth. Here is what I was thinking. In the fall, Google announced that service reached 1 billion downloads of the Google Earth desktop client, the Google Earth browser plug-in and the Google Earth
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Separating your Circles of Friends

These days it would not be a surprise to anyone if you have more than two or three accounts on a social network. Now the juggle comes in how to manage those different networks and how to keep grandma and your new beau separated. For Facebook, it is a little more of a pain as you have to subscribe the
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Thinking of Creating a Fake Google+ Account?

With the power of it’s search engine behind it, Google is making it harder to cheat about who you actually are – well in terms of your name anyway – on their new social platform Google+. This is an effort on part to stem the tide of spam accounts. Google’s user terms of service requires you to use your proper
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10 Quick Facts About Google+

On January 19th, Google+ hit 90 million users. So a little focus on that platform is probably needed this week as mostly I have talked about Facebook. I really could not make the points that the title indicates any clearer, so am sharing a page from a great paper from HubSpot – How to Use Google+ for Business.