How Google’s Penguin 4.0 update differs from its predecessors
Ladies and Gentlemen: it gives us great pleasure to announce that the days of big bang Google updates are over. Long live the Penguin. Woah, stop there…! Before you reach for the champagne, Prosecco or fizzy Vimto, we at Net Sixty Six SEO would like to tell you about a new kind of Google update. Let us introduce you to Penguin 4.0. Continue reading “Penguin 4.0 Goes for Real Time Updates”
Sacking of human editors sees a surge of fake news stories on social networking site
Lead Newscaster: Transfer Deadline Day sees David Luiz move to West Didsbury and Chorlton.
Second Newscaster: Donald Trump plans to build a wall around the M25 motorway.
Lead Newscaster: Also tonight… Hillary Clinton appeals to Brexiteers at a Manchester conference.
Second Newscaster: Facebook under fire for fake news feeds.
Lead Newscaster: Also in sport, crown green bowls is set to become an Olympic sport.
Spot the genuine news story of the quintet of headlines: it is the fourth news item in our sketch. This week, Net Sixty Six have learned about Facebook’s fake news feeds. The social networking giant has fired eighteen editorial contractors. This has seen a move towards the greater use of algorithms for the site’s trending topics. Continue reading “Facebook in Fake News Feed Shocker”
Over the last four months, Google have been quietly working on a new artificial intelligence based algorithm. Known as RankBrain, it aims to settle pub arguments and revolutionise semantic search. As well as being able to search for ‘Dorking’, you can also ask Google, ‘How far from Dorking to London’. Continue reading “RankBrain Explained: Google’s AI Based Algorithm”
In its seventeen year history, no other search engine has had the same cultural impact as Google. Not to mention numerous businesses like ours, whom have thrived on the back of Stanford’s greatest export. Like Tannoy and Hoover, its name has become a verb (as in “I need to google the nearest pizza place”). Continue reading “Google Algorithm Updates Through The Ages”
Only 24 indexing days till Christmas – and 31 till 2016
Winter has come to Manchester courtesy of Storm Clodagh. For December, it is usually colder in these parts, but the weather has been more autumnal. This apart from 80 mph winds in nearby Rochdale and Denton and heavy rain throughout the UK. At this moment, too warm for seeing penguins in Albert Square, yet Olaf and Elsa managed to appear in Stalybridge (but that was for a Christmas lights switch-on). Continue reading “Net66 says: ‘Prepare for Penguin’”