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The Rebirth Of Gnomedex Is SIC

There is a natural tendency to not want good things to end. It’s why many champions fight on beyond their prime even at the risk of hurting their own legacy. But as fans, there is a part of us that

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Does IPO Fever Signal Another Tech Bubble?

After LinkedIn hit the IPO jackpot last month, it looks as though more web companies are lining up on the way to Wall Street hoping billions are in the future.

A quick glance at possible candidates to go public in …

Google Loses Market Share, Looks Beyond Search for Growth

At the close of Q1 2011, Google had lost some search market share and fell short of earning expectations. As a result, the search giant will be looking beyond its search products to drive future growth. Indeed, the company seems …

How To Get Social With SEO (because you have to)

Between Facebook’s expanded deal with Bing and the recent launch of Google’s +1 button, it’s clear that search is becoming more social. So while Facebook isn’t about to take over search and become the next Google (per se), one …

Google Introduces the +1 Button

Google has seen the success of Facebook’s Like Button and wants in on the action! Logged in Google users will now have the ability to “like” Google ads and Organic Listings in Google search by using the new +1 button. …

Getting the Most Out of Social Aided Search

At some point during the last year, you’ve been hit with the word social: the social web, social apps, or social marketing. By now you’re probably a bit skeptical about the value of social, but when applied to real-world projects, …

Inflicting Damage: Google Napalms UGC, Competitors And Content Farms

According to Google, last week’s Google’s algorithm update was supposed to help people find “more high-quality sites in search.” But when you look at the top 25 losers, you can’t help but notice Google seems to have devalued user-generated-content …

How Involved in Social Media Should the Government Be?

Last week, Facebook put-out a 26-page retort to the FTC’s preliminary report on privacy regulation. Unsurprisingly, the document wreaks of economic interests, but it also raises some questions about who should foot the bill for social media.

Through its retorts, …

Last Call for Social Media Evangelists

Social media is growing up real quick, and it looks like it’s time for it to put down the beer-bong, move out of the frat house and move into the cubicle. Basically, the party is over, and a lot of …

Breaking News: News Corp Hangs “For Sale” Sign on MySpace

$275 million is what News Corp. spent on improvements to MySpace in 2010. That was simply in an attempt to right the sinking ship that the network has become.

Now, News Corp. COO Chase Carey told analysts during quarterly earning