Tag Archives: signals

Matthew Effect: The Motivations of Google+

Posted on 23. Nov, 2011 by .


How the “Matthew Effect” and the move to attribute influence to authors i.e. people, is the motivation behind Google+, and why Facebook is only a commercial rival to Google+. Introduction Since its conception Google+ has been compared to Facebook and thus seen as a rival in social networking. I don’t believe Google+ is a rival [...]

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A Search Engine’s View of Eric Ward’s “Key Problems With Current Social Link Graph Signals”

Posted on 24. Jun, 2011 by .


Filtering the mass of Google Reader subscriptions by magic for my daily consumption of digital, I was presented with a post from Eric Ward on Search Engine Land entitled “Key Problems with Social Link Graph Signals“. For those who do not know Eric Ward personally, like me, he has been in the link building and [...]

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