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The Stars of the Comic-Con 'Predator' Panel? Thomas Jane's Feet

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Animating SVG Files With SVGator

(This article is kindly sponsored by SVGator.) Animated SVG files have become very popular. They are entirely scalable (…

Linkbuilding: The Citizen’s Field Guide

Before buying followers on Instagram was a common practice, before Russian trolls made fake news an Olympic sport, we ha…

So You Want to Persuade Users? Make Things Simple!

(This article is kindly sponsored by Adobe.) The persuasive design toolbox is filled with powerful tools based on psycho…

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My Senate Testimony

(image) Today I had a chance to testify to the US Senate on the subject of Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and data priva…

Do We Want A Society Built On The Architecture of Dumb Terminals?

God, “innovation.” First banalized by undereducated entrepreneurs in the oughts, then ground to pablum by corporate…

GDPR Ain’t Helping Anyone In The Innovation Economy

(image) It’s somehow fitting that today, May 25th, marks my return to writing here on Searchblog, after a long absence…

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SearchCap: Apple loses top management, new SEMPO Board, Apple Maps & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. Please v…

SEMPO announces new board of directors for 2018-2020

Here are the 15 new members of the board of directors for the search marketing organization. Please visit Search Engine…

How to implement an Account-Based Marketing strategy

Instead of focusing on single leads, more and more B2B companies are increasing their ROI by focusing on accounts. Pleas…

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The Local SEO’s Guide to the Buy Local Phenomenon: A Competitive Advantage for Clients

Posted by MiriamEllis Photo credit: Michelle Shirley What if a single conversation with one of your small local business…

The Rules of Link Building - Whiteboard Friday

Posted by BritneyMullerAre you building links the right way? Or are you still subscribing to outdated practices? Britney…

Your Red-Tape Toolkit: 7 Ways to Earn Trust and Get Your Search Work Implemented

Posted by HeatherPhysiocTell me if this rings a bell. Are your search recommendations overlooked and misunderstood? Do y…

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The Stars of the Comic-Con 'Predator' Panel? Thomas Jane's Feet

The actor hardly ever wears shoes—a fact his co-stars were all too happy to discuss.

Uganda's Regressive Social Media Tax Stays, at Least For Now

The internet is an essential tool for democracy in the modern era. And that's why the government wanted to tax it in Uga…

How a #MeToo Facebook Group Became a Tool for Harassment

The closed group was taken over by abusive trolls, raising questions about Facebook's ability to monitor spaces designed…

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Left is Right & Up is Down

Probably the single best video to watch to understand the power of Google & Facebook (or even most of the major problems…

Grist for the Machine

Grist Much like publishers, employees at the big tech monopolies can end up little more than grist. Products & product c…

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Wrastlin With The News The current presidential cabinet includes a WWE co-founder & this passes for modern political dis…

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Webmentions: Enabling Better Communication on the Internet

Over 1 million Webmentions will have been sent across the internet since the specification was made a full Recommendatio…

Order Out of Chaos: Patterns of Organization for Writing on the Job

A few years ago, a former boss of mine emailed me out of the blue and asked for a resource that would help him and his c…

Your Emails (and Recipients) Deserve Better Context

Email communication is an integral part of the user experience for nearly every web application that requires a login. I…

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Best Practices for Personalized UX Design

“Personalization” means understanding user needs and interests, and catering to them without them having to ask for…

5 Ways to Take Better Control of Your WordPress Website

If you’ve ever wondered why WordPress is so popular, it can be summed up in just one word: flexibility. A free, open s…

Google Material Design: Updates, Improvements, and New Tools

Let’s talk about what’s new, what’s changed, and what’s been improved in Google’s newest Material Design.Watch…

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Best WordPress Widgets for 2018

What kinds of WordPress widgets will you need in 2018?This post has 20 of the best WordPress widget plugins in CodeCan…

Creating Animations With MotionLayout for Android

Thanks to its remarkable versatility, the ConstraintLayout widget has become the Swiss Army knife of layouts for Androi…

What's New in ARKit 2

Apple has been working on augmented reality for the last couple of years, and this year, at WWDC18, Apple released their…

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10 Amazing Web Demos And Experiments for July 2018

This July's collection of amazing demos that you should check out.

Hosting Your Website for Free with Bootstrap Studio

In this article we will show you how to publish your website online using Bootstrap Studio.

15 Interesting JavaScript and CSS Libraries for July 2018

A collection of our favorite resources for this July, packed with awesome free resources including some powerful CSS fra…

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How to Start a Jekyll Blog on GitHub Pages for Free

Static website generators are increasingly popular these days. They make it possible to run a website without maintainin…

12 Best Visual Studio Code Extensions for Web Developers

Visual Studio Code is one of the most popular source code editors for web developers. It was released in 2015 by Microso…

8 Best Atom Packages for Web Developers

Atom is one of the most popular and feature-rich source code editors for web developers. Originally, Atom was GitHub’s…

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Pre-built websites: How to Refresh a Website’s Look on Fast-Forward

Advertise here via BSAThere’s an awful lot of dull, unattractive websites out there that are in dire need of upgrading…

Take Control of Your Projects with these Design Collaboration Tools

Advertise here via BSAYou might be building a website for your own needs and doing all the work yourself. In this case,…

Are you a designer? These Portfolio WordPress Themes Were Created for You

Advertise here via BSAWhat does it take to have a decent portfolio? You will definitely need the right tools and a fair…

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The Real Key to Content Marketing Is the Friends You Meet Along the Way (No, Seriously)

If you want to your content marketing strategy to succeed in 2018, you’re absolutely going to have to write for your c…

Guide to Voice Search SEO: Optimizing for the Tech of the Future Today

Watch just about any movie set in the future or a high-tech universe, and you’ll see characters commanding their robot…

Is Advertising on Bing Ads Worth It?

The biggest question when it comes to choosing where to spend your advertising budget is, well, where to spend your budg…

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Ask Us Anything! New Bruce Clay Video Series Answers Your Digital Marketing Questions

Ask Us Anything! New Bruce Clay Video Series Answers Your Digital Marketing Questions was originally published on BruceC…

50 Ways to Get Quality ‘White Hat’ Backlinks

50 Ways to Get Quality ‘White Hat’ Backlinks was originally published on BruceClay.com, home of expert search engine…

5 Reasons Your SEO Consulting Project Is Failing and How to Turn It Around – BruceClay

5 Reasons Your SEO Consulting Project Is Failing and How to Turn It Around – BruceClay was originally published on Bru…

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12 must-see G Suite sessions at Google Cloud Next ‘18

Next week, IT and business leaders from across the globe will gather alongside Google experts in San Francisco to see wh…  Read more

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12 must-see G Suite sessions at Google Cloud Next ‘18

Next week, IT and business leaders from across the globe will gather alongside Google experts in San Francisco to see wh…

Managing and securing cloud workers with new updates to Chrome Enterprise

The new era of the cloud worker is here, bringing with it the inevitable shift to cloud-based technologies that facilita…

Making healthcare better for everyone—including providers

In healthcare circles, there’s been a lot of talk over the years about the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Tr…

Move Mirror: You move and 80,000 images move with you

There are a lot of impressive uses for machine learning these days, like detecting objects in images, helping to detect…

Make paying the easiest part of your summer trip

Stressful moments on vacation are inevitable—but paying doesn’t have to be one of them. Google Pay makes checkout ea…

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An update to referral source URLs for Google Images

Every day, hundreds of millions of people use Google Images to visually discover and explore content on the web. Whether…

How we fought webspam - Webspam Report 2017

We always want to make sure that when you use Google Search to find information, you get the highest quality results. Bu…

Introducing the Indexing API for job posting URLs

Last June we launched a job search experience that has since connected tens of millions of job seekers around the world…

New URL inspection tool & more in Search Console

A few months ago, we introduced the new Search Console. Here are some updates on how it's progressing. Welcome URL insp…

Google Search at I/O 2018

With the eleventh annual Google I/O wrapped up, it’s a great time to reflect on some of the highlights.What we did at…

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AdSense now understands Telugu

Today, we’re excited to announce the addition of Telugu, a language spoken by over 70 million in India and many other…

Updated impressions metrics for AdSense

Reporting plays a key role in the AdSense experience. In fact, two-thirds of our partners consider it the most important…

Let’s talk about Policy! Partnership with Industry Associations, and Better Ads Standards

Thanks to your feedback around wanting more discussion of AdSense policies, we have created some new content on our AdSe…

Helping publishers recover lost revenue from ad blocking

Today, the majority of the internet is supported by digital advertising. But bad ad experiences—the ones that blare mu…

Protecting publishers: How Advertising Policies & Policy Enforcement Work

Online advertising helps to support the services we all enjoy and enables businesses to grow.  While the vast majority…

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New features in AdWords scripts

Today we're announcing the launch of a few new features in AdWords scripts: Support for reporting version v201806 Multi-…

Upgrade to Gmail ads from Gmail template ads

On August 15, 2018, creating TemplateAds with IDs 464 (Gmail single promotion template), 466 (Gmail multi-product templa…

AdWords click measurement improvements and migration

Earlier this month, the following improvements were made available to all users: Setting finalUrlSuffix at the customer,…

DFP API is becoming Google Ad Manager API

With DoubleClick for Publishers becoming Google Ad Manager, the API will be undergoing changes to follow suit. Over the…

Sunset of DFP API v201708

On Friday, August 31, 2018, in accordance with the deprecation schedule, v201708 of the DFP API will be sunset. At that…

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Hangouts Chat alerts & notifications... with asynchronous messages

Posted by Wesley Chun (@wescpy), Developer Advocate, G SuiteWhile most chatbots respond to user requests in a synchronou…

Launching the Indie Games Accelerator in Asia - helping gaming startups find success on Google Play

Posted by Anuj Gulati, Developer Marketing Manager, Google Play and Sami Kizilbash, Developer Relations Program Manager…

Flutter Release Preview 1: Live from GMTC in Beijing

Posted by the Flutter Team at GoogleToday at the GMTC front-end conference in Beijing, we announced Flutter Release Pre…

Google Developers Agency Program | 2018

Posted by Amit Chopra & Maggie Hohlfeld2 years, 225+ agencies and 36 countries later, the Google Developers Agency Prog…

Innovate with Google at the 2018 China-US Young Maker Competition!

Posted by Aimin Zhu, University Relations Manager, Google China Following the announcement of the 2018 China-U.S. Young…

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Announcing Cirq: An Open Source Framework for NISQ Algorithms

Posted by Alan Ho, Product Lead and Dave Bacon, Software Lead, Google AI Quantum Team Over the past few years, quantum c…

Improving Connectomics by an Order of Magnitude

Posted by Viren Jain, Research Scientist and Technical Lead and Michal Januszewski, Software Engineer, Connectomics at G…

Accelerated Training and Inference with the Tensorflow Object Detection API

Posted by Jonathan Huang, Research Scientist and Vivek Rathod, Software Engineer, Google AI Perception Last year we anno…

Automating Drug Discoveries Using Computer Vision

Vincent Vanhoucke, Principal Scientist, Google Brain Team“Every time you miss a protein crystal, because they are so r…

Google at ICML 2018

Posted by Christian Howard, Editor-in-Chief, Google AI Communications Machine learning is a key strategic focus at Googl…

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How creating an Action can complement your Android app

Posted by Neto Marin - Actions on Google Developer Advocate There are millions of apps in the Android ecosystem, so hel…

Android Emulator - AMD Processor & Hyper-V Support

Posted by Jamal Eason, Product Manager, Android Since the major revamp of the Android Emulator two years ago, we have f…

What's new for text in Android P

Posted by Florina Muntenescu, Developer Advocate & Siyamed Sinir Android Text Technical Lead In What's new in Android P…

Congrats to the new Android Excellence apps and games on Google Play

Posted by Kacey Fahey, Developer Marketing, Google Play Join us in congratulating the latest apps and games entering th…

Android P Beta 3 is now available

Posted by Dave Burke, VP of Engineering Today we're rolling out Beta 3 of Android P, our next milestone in this year's…

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Falling Fruit helps urbanites forage for food using Google Maps Platform

Posted by Ethan Welty, Co-founder, Falling FruitEditor’s note: Today’s post comes from Ethan Welty, Co-founder of Fa…

How Google Maps helps amateur and professional archaeologists ponder the mysteries of Stonehenge’s burial mounds

Posted by Simon Banton, “Hengemaster,” Stonehenge Barrow MapEditor’s note: Today’s post comes from Simon Banton:…

How WhyHunger uses Google Maps to connect people to grassroots community food sources

Posted by Alison Cohen, Senior Director of Programs, WhyHungerEditor's Note: Today’s blog is the first in a series of…

Expanded support for Google public programs

Posted by Amit Litsur, Product Manager, Google Maps PlatformGoogle is committed to supporting organizations with public…

Reminder—set-up a Google Cloud Platform Console account

Posted by the Google Maps Platform teamOn May 2, we announced changes including our new simplified Maps, Routes, and Pla…