Archive for June, 2008

Malware Checker: Diagnosis by Google
Friday, June 27th, 2008

Google put up a brand new malware diagnosis service for its users. In order to your this service you just need to append any domain – your domain or another site you want to check on – to the end of the URL “http://google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site=”, and you will find an overview page listing potential problems like [...]

Google Map Maker: Released
Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Google has recently released a Map Maker, a program that allows a user to make maps of certain regions around the world – like Jamaica, Iceland, Bahamas, Grenada and more – which can later be edited by everyone (everyone with a Google account, that is).
“Map Maker allows you and your peers to add, edit [...]

Twitter Directory: Twellow Launched
Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Twellow is the very first Twitter directory that was launched today by WebProNews. Twellow currently indexes over 300,000 Twitter users sorted them into categories like programming, search engines, graphic design, marketing and dozens of others to help you find users who list those characteristics in their Twitter biographies. There are also plenty of sub-categories, so [...]

Twitter Comments Plugin: Integrate Twitter Comments in your Site
Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

I’m sure you have encountered a situation where you have posted a link to your blog post on Twitter asking for responses from your followers. However its frustrating that you can’t grab those comments/replies direly to your blog without doing multiple screenshots? Well worry no more! There is a new tool in town called – [...]

Google News Service: Having a Slow Growth
Monday, June 23rd, 2008

The New York Times recently commented that Google News, Google’s semi-automated news portal, is experiencing a very slow growth:
… traffic growth is sluggish. With 11.4 million users in May, Google News ranked No. 8 among news sites, far behind Yahoo News, which was No. 1 with 35.8 million visitors, according to Nielsen Online.
Its growth rate [...]

Google Traffic Trends: Site Benchmarking
Sunday, June 22nd, 2008

Google has recently added some cool features in Google Trends. Now you can enter a domain into Google Trends and switch to the Websites tab to get traffic information of the respective site. You can compare between two or more websites using a comma between the domains, For instance check out the comparison between -seocompany.ca [...]

Google Coloured Results: For Certain keywords
Saturday, June 21st, 2008

If you try searching in Google for the keyword “gay“, you might see special rainbow colors next to the AdWords ads to the right side fac(This might not work for certain countries). Rainbow colors are a globally recognized gay symbol and there’s Pride Week coming up.
On a related note, Google also sometimes dresses up AdWords [...]

Google Webmaster Tools API: Launched
Friday, June 20th, 2008

The Google Webmaster Central Blog announced that they now have APIs that developers and webmasters can integrate into their own applications & web services. A developer can now access some of the data via this API that previously only could be seen from the Google Webmaster Tools:
API features currently include:
Managing of Multiple Sites
– Verify your [...]

Google Daily Tips: in iGoogle
Friday, June 20th, 2008

Google has started to provide a daily Google tips gadget for iGoogle. Here’s a sample tip for today:
If you use Gmail, you may have noticed the headlines that appear at the top of your inbox. These web clips show news, blog posts and other information available from web feeds.
You can customize what web clips are [...]

Barack Obama Easter Egg: in Google Translator
Thursday, June 19th, 2008

If you use Google translator and type “simpaticone” (which basically means – very funny person) and choose Ita-Eng, the result is “Barack Obama”.
Nice Easter Egg Google!