Google Re-Lists CO.CC Domains after 6 Month Ban

All co.cc sites make a comeback on Google. A search on site:co.cc returns 105,000 results. 6 months back, Google imposed a ban and delisted all websites with a co.cc domain name. Google originally de-listed these as it saw “a very…

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Google Adds Author Stats to Webmaster Tools

Google has added a new report called “Author Stats” to the Webmaster Tools. The report displays how often your content shows up on the Search Results Pages. The report will be appearing in the “Labs” section of the Google Webmaster…

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Google Maps UK Powered By Google

Google announced calling off the deal with their third-party maps data provider in the UK. The search engine is now planning to power these maps with its own data. This categorically applies for Finland, Germany, Sweden and the UK. This…

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Goodbye Knol, Friend Connect, Wave, Gears & More

Google is again taking off products that have drawn a lukewarm response. The Google Search Timeline was the last casualty. Now there are more to follow. Some of the products being taken off are Google Bookmarks Lists, Friend Connect, Gears,…

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Tips to Counter Content Theft

One of those things bloggers and webmasters are always miffed with is content theft. When the copied or stolen content outranks theirs on Google, it becomes a bigger concern. Besides focusing on campaigns, they also waste a lot of time…

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Google+ Available for Businesses, Brands, Places and More

Finally, Google has decided to allow businesses, brands and any non human entity to participate on its Google+ social network via the new Google+ pages. Initially, Google did not authorize businesses. In July this year, the search engine terminated every…

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