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50 Google Searches to Avoid a Layoff or Bad Employer

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Use these Google searches to dig up information that can help you avoid a bad employer or to show you the signs that your current employer is struggli...

29 Awesome Things You Didn't Know About Google (But Should)

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.08.2014 | Technology

What would the internet be without Google? Sure, there are other search engines out there, but the world's biggest and arguably its best one serves up...

The Biggest Stereotype Of Every State In America In 1 Map

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology

On Tuesday, President Obama will report to Congress on the condition of the country. But over the weekend, we got another taste of the state of the Un...

Video's Hidden 'Secret Sauce' Marketers Need To Know

Scott MacFarland | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

When a video is produced and shared, it has many benefits. Video has several powerful characteristics that make it a great storytelling medium. What we tend to forget is that SEO and quality score are also impacted.

If Google Were A Guy, He'd Have A Very Difficult Job

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

In the midst of all our Google searches -- the serious, the funny, the disgusting and embarrassing -- do we ever think what it would be like if one ma...

Software Takes Command: An Interview with New Media Theorist Lev Manovich, Part 1

Illya Szilak | Posted 02.15.2014 | Books
Illya Szilak

Many of us have become daily producers/reproducers of cultural content, and it is technology that has made this possible.

Google Autocomplete: Poetry and Prejudice

Jalees Rehman, M.D. | Posted 02.09.2014 | Technology
Jalees Rehman, M.D.

The Autocomplete function of Google Search is both annoying and fascinating. When you start typing in the first letters or words of your search into the Google search box, Autocomplete takes a guess at what you are looking for and "completes" the search phrase by offering you multiple query phrases.

Google Makes It Harder Than Ever To Search For Child Porn

AP | By SYLVIA HUI | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

LONDON (AP) — Google and Microsoft have introduced software that makes it harder for users to search for child abuse material online, the companies ...

Separated By The Partition, Childhood Friends Reunite In Sweetest Google India Ad

Posted 11.14.2013 | Good News

When we first came across this new Google India advertisement, we watched it without English subtitles. But it didn't matter -- because In the end, we...

I Wonder What the Future Has in Store for Us

Tom J. Hidvegi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Tom J. Hidvegi

After all, imagination and creativity can change the world. Edward de Bono gave a lecture to my class two years ago and warned us that the only problem with the world was that we stopped thinking and were looking for answers only via search engines.

How to Register Your Authorship With Google

Chris Abraham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Chris Abraham

My church tells me that the only way to get into Heaven is for the Lord to know you by name. Likewise, with Google's latest algorithm update, Hummingbird, Google now demands that you trade your anonymity for a spot at the top of Google search.

An SEO Guide to the Google Hummingbird Update

Don Dodds | Posted 12.16.2013 | Technology
Don Dodds

Every new upgrade brings with it new cries that SEO is dead. While search optimisation has certainly changed over the past few years, and again following the Hummingbird update, it is far from dead.

Grab A Glass Of Wine And Google Yourself

April Rudin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
April Rudin

Whether positive or negative, news can go "viral" and be repeated may times over without the "permission" or knowledge of the subject of the story. By not taking hold of your own online reputation, you are allowing others to put information into the "court of public opinion" instead of creating your own story.

These Food-Related Google Search Suggestions Are Ridiculous

Posted 10.07.2013 | Taste

We're not sure who's at fault here, the people at Google or the people that actually search for these things?

Google Will Now Answer Your Questions More Like A Human

AP | Posted 09.27.2013 | Technology

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Google has quietly retooled the closely guarded formula running its Internet search engine to give better answers to the increa...

Use the Power of Rich Snippets to Boost Your Google Ranking

Piyush Mangukiya | Posted 11.04.2013 | Small Business
Piyush Mangukiya

You want your customers to know that your product or service is of superior quality, upfront. Using rich snippets can do just that for your business, giving your potential customer every reason to click on your website instead of the competitor's.

Family Visited By Cops After Innocuous Google Searches

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 08.02.2013 | New York

Pro tip: don't do a search for pressure cookers right after your spouse does a search for backpacks if you don't want the FBI at your door.— Michele...

7 Nightmarish Anecdotes That Prove It's Worth Googling Your Dates

Posted 07.31.2013 | Divorce

In this era of oversharing online, you can learn a lot about a date by simply Googling him or her. Just ask dating expert Sandy Weiner. On Tuesday,...

What Do You Get When You Start Searching a Candidate's Name?

Madison Bondi | Posted 09.10.2013 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

You can learn a lot about a candidate with a Google search. But you can learn a lot about what people are wondering about a candidate if you let Googl...

Yahoo Finally Kills Off An Internet Legend

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 09.07.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Once up on a time, there was a popular search engine called AltaVista. It lives no more. On Monday, its owner Yahoo I...

Google Timed It Perfectly

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 06.26.2013 | Technology

Could Google and Gay Pride month have timed it any better? If you're searching for terms like "gay," "gay marriage," "lesbian" or "LGBT" in Google ...

Regulators: Stop With Deceptive Advertising!

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators warned leading Internet firms including Google Inc. to better identify paid ads in search results, ...

Google's Mesmerizing Visualization Will Have You Staring For Hours

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.13.2013 | Technology

Though it isn't quite the window into people's brains that it first appears to be, Google's new search tool is still mesmerizing. Recently, the sea...

New Google Voice Search Will Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.15.2013 | Technology

Google introduced a new search feature at the company's annual I/O developers conference on Wednesday, and it's about to put Siri to shame. Google...

Psychological Distress Still High Despite Recovering Economy, Google Searches Reveal

Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living

Even though the economy is showing some signs of recovery, America's psychological state is still in the slumps, if what we're searching for on Google...