Google’s Hilltop Algorithm – A Foundation for Modern SEO by @martinibuster

The Hilltop Algorithm is an important search engine algorithm that was adopted by Google in 2003. The Hilltop Algorithm influenced how SEO was practiced in 2004 and the influence continues today. As a web professional, it’s important to understand how the Hilltop Algorithm influenced SEO in order to build a strong foundation for understanding SEO today.The purpose of Hilltop Algorithm was to identify authoritative web pages to rank. It describes a system that worked alongside of PageRank to identify expert

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Google’s New Algorithm Creates Original Articles From Your Content by @martinibuster

Google has published research of a new algorithm that can take yours and your competitor’s webpages and generate “coherent” articles. By creating original content, Google’s new algorithm can answer a user’s question without having to send them to another webpage.Google’s new algorithm works by summarizing web content using an algorithm that “extracts” your content then tosses out the irrelevant parts. This is similar to the algorithms used to generate featured snippets.These are called “extractive summaries” because they extract content from

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How to Play Google’s Emoji Scavenger Hunt

While some scientists have long thought we should all be worried about artificial intelligence, there’s no denying the power of AI. It can save you time 3 Magical Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Save Your Time 3 Magical Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Save Your Time Artificial intelligence is cutting edge. But the ultimate goal is to simplify our lives We look at how AI can write your emails, schedule your meetings, and save you time. Read More , ensure a smarter

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How to Save Google’s WEBP Images As JPEG or PNG

Google’s new WEBP image format is pretty cool: its unique compression systems can display images at approximately two thirds the size of the same image rendered in JPEG or PNG format.But despite six years of development and being heavily featured in Google products, it still isn’t supported by some of the most common image tools around, like Microsoft’s default Windows photo viewer. Here’s how to save a WEBP image in a more common format.Open the Chrome or Opera browser on

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Google’s Most Interesting: Apps, Projects, and Services You Must Know About

Google has come a long way since its humble beginnings as a web 1.0 search engine. Not only has Google dominated the internet search market and its name become a verb, but Google also has a vast array of other products, services, and projects worth using.Unfortunately, they’re pretty bad at communicating what those works are.Following the creation of Alphabet in 2015, Google separated from some of their more outlandish projects and have turned their focus towards more consumer projects, many of which

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New leak suggests Google’s Pixel phones look like iPhones; coming October 4th

Google has essentially confirmed this week that the company’s new Pixel phones will be announced at an event on October 4th. But before Google can officially reveal what they’ve been working on in conjunction with HTC, a set of leaked images have allegedly revealed their entire design.Judging by the images from Android Police, the 5.0-inch Pixel and 5.5-inch Pixel XL pack rather uninspiring designs. On the front, both look remarkably similar to Apple’s iPhones, with huge bezels above and below

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Google’s AI-powered Allo messaging app is now available

As promised, Google has made its Allo mobile messaging app available for Android, just as summer comes to a close.The app was demonstrated at the company’s I/O conference in May with features like end-to-end encryption, temporary private messages, AI-powered response prompts for replying without typing and Google Assistant.We’re back in New York this November for the 4th edition of our growth-focused technology event.You don’t need a Google account to sign up – just enter your phone number and you’re good

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How to achieve a perfect score with Google’s PageSpeed test tool

Website loading speed is a priority for the overall user experience, and it’s also one of the hundreds of SEO ranking factors. Truth is, nowadays people don’t have the patience to wait more than five seconds for a page to load. If your website isn’t loading fast enough, you’ll lose potential customers.With more than 50 percent of online traffic coming from mobile devices, everyone expects a site to load almost instantaneously. With that in mind, I’ll show you how we

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Google’s upcoming Daydream VR platform will be fully compatible with Unreal Engine 4

As impressive as Google’s Daydream VR platform appears, not everyone jumped out of their chairs in excitement when it was announced. It does, after all, appear to be a variation of that other Smartphone-powered system: the Samsung Gear VR.While the Gear VR is good – certainly the best device of its kind available right now – its games aren’t exactly what you’d call outstanding. But it looks as if Google is trying to outdo Samsung in this department by focusing

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Google’s payday lender ad ban affects loan company backed by Alphabet

It was reported last week that Google was taking a stand against payday lenders by no longer displaying their ads as of July 13, 2016. But it seems the search giant’s parent company, Alphabet, may be facing a conflict of interests after it’s been revealed as an investor in a company affected by the ban.According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Alphabet’s venture-capital investment arm, GV, has made a number of investments in the San Francisco-based online lending

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