In the process of talking about what her job entails, the audience development editor for the New York Times underestimates BuzzFeed and how much competition it is — and how it got there
Metafilter, a pioneering online community, has been forced to lay off almost half of its moderation staff and is on financial life support after its traffic from Google suddenly declined by 40 percent. The reasons for the drop — as with most things involving Google — remain a mystery
Google Trends just added YouTube search data to its search term database. Many video publishers could use the tool to look for video titles.
Google is continuing its effort to punish sites that manipulate outside links in order to increase their search visibility. The move means websites should be careful that their SEO strategies doesn’t lead to a penalty.
Social is the new SEO. But, as publishers turn to social insights to optimize content and fuel revenue, they run into a big problem. The data that they’re looking at is inaccurate. Parse.ly’s CEO, Sachin Kamdar, explains why publishers need to take social-as-a-strategy seriously.
Months ago, few Americans had heard of former Senator Rick Santorum or knew that a search of his name brings up an obscene gay sex term. But…
Salman Khan’s popular educational videos can now be watched with subtitles in up to two dozen different languages, thanks to a cooperation between the Khan Academy and Universal Subtitles. Adding captions not only widens Khan’s audience, it could also help to avoid future legal challenges.
With half a million apps and counting out there, and problems discovering the good ones, it’s likely that we are going to start to see some…
The Drudge Report drives more traffic to news sites than Facebook and Twitter combined, according to a Pew Research Center report. Maybe it’s time to acknowledge Matt Drudge not only as a powerful media presence but also as a great web entrepreneur.
The Google I/O live video stream will be accessible to hearing-impaired viewers and search engine crawlers alike, thanks to a new live captions feature unveiled by YouTube today. The feature combines manual transcription with automatic translation and will be available to any YouTube Live partner.