The Google Blog posted Why Data Matters a couple days ago. A great read including “a brief history of search.”
In the next few weeks Google’s AdWords will begin to factor landing page load time into your quality score. The primary goal is to improve the user experience.
Yahoo Maps has been updated with new data and functionality.
- 300 cities with new neighborhood data added throughout North America
- 12,000 new neighborhoods added
- Expanded worldwide coverage
- New Points-of-Interest (POI) information
And to finish up, BusinessWeek has a short interview with Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. In the interview Zuckerberg discusses Sheryl Sandberg’s role at Facebook, their expansion plans, and his perspective on a possible initial public offering of stock.