Is Hacker Group ‘Anonymous’ Attempting To Bring Down Facebook?

The much-publicised, shadowy collective of politically-motivated hackers known as Anonymous has, apparently, threatened to bring down Facebook on November 5th, a date synonymous with uprising and revolt (for those who know their British history anyway). In a video posted on YouTube, a distorted voice claiming to represent the ‘hacktivists’ warns of the upcoming hack on…

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Google+ Is Mostly Men

You’ve probably heard the buzz about Google+, the new invite only social networking site, but if you’re a man looking for love you might have a tough job ahead of you. I have seen several people on Facebook already offering invites to interested contacts, and with over 10 million members Google+ is looking to be…

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Do URL Shorteners Pass Link Juice And Anchor Text?

We actually get asked this by clients quite a bit during our integrated SEO and social media campaigns, and it seems clients aren’t the only one asking – after my usual perusal of Google’s Webmaster Help YouTube Channel, I came across the same question being answered by Matt Cutts. So, realising that I’m unlikely to…

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Google’s +1, The Next Stage Of Social Search?

As far as social media goes, Google hasn’t had the best of times. If we take a quick look at the history of their social ventures we can see that nearly all of them have faded into obscurity, or been amalgamated into other services. The list goes as follows: – Orkut. The first of Google’s…

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Ways To Build Your Brand Online In 2011

New year, new marketing campaign: 2011 is the year to make your brand come alive online.  With the year already in full swing, there’s no time to waste, and with new multi-platform and social media innovations, 2011 marks the perfect time for building your brand online. 2010 may have been the year of social media,…

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