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Knowledge Base is Google’s attempt to change your search experience from strings (of characters) to objects, whole entities with collections of their own data.

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A Polish security researcher, Krzysztof Kotowicz, makes an worrisome entry in his blog: with a few lines of Javascript, any web site could list the extensions installed in Chrome (and the other browsers of the Chromium family). Proof of concept is provided here. As there are addons which deal with very personal things like pregnancy or religion, the easiness of access to those very private elements of your life is really troubling.

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Google plans to penalize overly optimized sites because they want to level the playing field for other websites who do not concentrate on such efforts. Basically there are sites out there that completely focus their efforts on SEO and not content and those results would rank higher than sites that don’t focus on SEO.

Google Engineer Matt Cutts explains the following: “We are trying to make GoogleBot smarter, make our relevance better, and we are also looking for those who abuse it, like too many keywords on a page, or exchange way too many links or go well beyond what you normally expect.”

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A few months ago, I received a very interesting spam message that made a “ creative ” use of machine translation. Very interesting indeed…

“ I rest your blog on google and interpret a scarcely any of your other posts. I nothing but added you to my Google Scandal Reader. Curb up the good work. Look out to reading more from you in the future. ”

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In this video interview, Maile Ohye, Developer Programs Tech Lead at Google, gives us her top five tips to improve your website’s search engine results.

Maile Ohye’s SEO Tips

  1. Make sure you have a strong site architecture ;
  2. Make sure that all of your content is indexable ;
  3. Check crawl errors in the Google Webmaster Tools ;
  4. Use Fetch as Googlebot ;
  5. Fine tune the crawling of your website.