Google will allow users to decide what happens to their data after they die or become inactive online, the first major company to deal with the sensitive issue.
Author rank is what all content creators need to think about this year. The search algorithm that many websites rely on for delivering scores of potential customers has come of age and now recognizes the authority of the author in relation to their social influence.
Facebook has accumulated an extraordinary amount of social data with its billion subscribers. Facebook’s new Graph Search is a tool for searching through that mountain of data.
Google+ features 135 million users active in its stream, Google senior vice president Vic Gundotra claimed in a Dec. 6 corporate blog posting. While that number (if accurate) lags well behind Facebook, which boasts a billion subscribers, it’s a sign that Google’s social network is not, contrary to rumor, a ghost town.
Do the usage rights to your files change what cloud storage services you use? Have you ever looked to see what kind of usage rights you are granting? What you grant Google Drive might surprise you.
Google has been around since 1998 and has become the go to site on the Internet for search. Even though it has been around for a while, it seems like a lot of users don’t know how to use it properly or take advantage of all it’s features. Targeted at students, I think anyone can be reminded of some of Google’s abilities and possibly highlight some new ones!
Don’t much see Google+ as a “Facebook Killer”… then again, it is still early.
The new “social browser”, RockMelt, is out in beta release and I was able to take it for a spin.
There are some pretty amazing tools available on the Internet. One of the great things about them are many come completely free. Of course, one of the biggest problems with these services is they are free…which means you have no control.