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Create Persistent Searches and Monitor Specific Keywords with the Best Google Alerts Alternative: TalkWalker Alerts

Create Persistent Searches and Monitor Specific Keywords with the Best Google Alerts Alternative: TalkWalker Alerts

If you are not familiar with this kind of tool, its key purpose is one of actively and persistently search for a set of keywords you specify and to report to you, via RSS/email of any instances of new content mentioning your selected keywords.

Google+ 101 Guide

Google+ 101 Guide

Here’s a useful introduction to Google+ for anyone still uncertain about giving it a try, or for anyone who has signed-up and is struggling to make sense of the various features and facilities. Best to show the slides in full screen mode. Also to note, the reference to “Huddle” refers to the G+ app on your smartphone. This isn’t made very clear on the slides. Google+ 101 Guide View more presentations from Supernova Studios Feel free to share…

Google+ answers the Facebook challenge

Google+ answers the Facebook challenge

Google has announced details of it’s latest foray into social networking with Google+. The core components appear to consist of : Circles (equivalent to groups) – where information can be shared privately. With Circles you can put your friends from Saturday night in one circle, your parents in another and your boss in a circle all on his own! Hangouts – lets friends know that you’re free for a video chat or impromptu virtual meet-up. Sparks – a sort of…

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Google discontinues many services

Google discontinues many services

I’m saddened to read that Google is discontinuing development of Google Notebook, something I’ve used extensively since it was launched. It seems that this is part of a general rationalisation exercise being conducted as part of the need to cut costs. Other Google services and applications being culled include  Google Catalogs, Dodgeball (a mobile social network aquired by Google) and Mapshup Editor.  Jaiku, the micro-blogging service acquired by Google will migrate to the Google App Engine and will no longer…

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