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What is Google Authorship About?

Read what what Google Authorship is about

Google Authorship is the mechanism by which Google’s search engine ranking can be influenced by ‘Author Rank’ and is the biggest change in search since the humble link. It’s Google’s way of identifying who the author of an article is, to factor it as a signal of content quality. In other words, the body of work or content that is … [Read more...]

What is Pinterest?

Find out what Pinterest is and how to set up a pinterest account

Pinterest is a ‘Virtual Pin board of Images’. Pinterest allows you to share your images, and those that you find on the web with everyone. Instead of ‘like’ you ‘pin-it’ to your Pinterest pin board page. Pinterest has over 20 million registered users, using pin boards to plan events such as weddings, sharing … [Read more...]

What is Facebook?

Find out what Facebook is

So what exactly is Facebook? Facebook is the number 1 social networking site in the world. Whether you ‘like’ it or not; excuse the pun, Facebook has revolutionised the way we use computers and the Internet with half of the reason we use the Internet dedicated to Facebook; the other half for search. You would have to be living in a … [Read more...]

What is Twitter?

Find out what Twitter is

Twitter is the ‘SMS of the Internet’ with Tweets and Direct Messaging. Twitter is often called the SMS of the Internet because users are restricted to 140 characters per ‘Tweet’ or message. With an estimated 500,000,000 registered users, Twitter is the second largest social networking site; if measured by registered users, … [Read more...]

Will Facebook Messenger Replace SMS?

Will Messaging Services Kill Text Messaging?

Will Messaging Services Replace Text Messaging? Facebook has launched a revamp of its Facebook Messaging service in an attempt to encourage people to use it, instead of text messaging on mobile phones. The new instant messaging service is a network complete with apps aimed at people who do not have a Facebook account. All you need is a mobile … [Read more...]