This week’s article will reveal what exactly caused the most recent buzz in the SEO world, an interesting little detail about Google and what tool is Facebook testing right now for celebs & brands.
1. Confirmed: Google Penguin 3.0 Released Late Friday Night – seroundtable.com gives you more details on how they discovered the update and which are the people who complain about it. There are hundreds of interesting and useful comments to the article, so don’t forget to check them out too.
2. Evidence That Google Can Manually Tweak Results – in a post on Linkedin, Eric Enge from Stone Temple Consulting Corporation demonstrates with a photo how Google tweaked the search result in the knowledge panel after a satirical attack of Stephen Colbert regarding his height displayed by Google.
3. Facebook & Keeping Passwords Secure – you hear it on the news all the time: massive security breaches, with thousands or millions of emails and passwords publicly posted on paste sites. One of the victims could be you and if you use the same password for multiple websites, anyone could then login with your credentials and steal your identity. Facebook cares about the privacy of their users and decided to take action and protect them from these kind of attacks by implementing an automated process which can detect when your email and password that you used for other websites and were publicly revealed match your login credentials on Facebook. Read this Facebook note to find out more about how Facebook handles the process and what you can do to avoid getting into this unpleasant situation in the first place.
4. New Facebook Tool Lets Marketers Host Real-Time Chats With Celebs – adweek.com reveals the brands that are already testing the new Q&A tool on Facebook. We don’t have many details for now, but we do now that the marketing platform that makes the real-time chat with celebs possible is BumeBox.
As you can see, Facebook and Google were the stars of the last week. Subscribe to get more interesting weekly articles. Have a productive week ahead!