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It seems that with all the hoopla of Google’s latest ventures (i.e. Google Buzz, Google Wave, and the various other new application and updates) we tend to forget what Google’s focal point is… SEARCH! But with all the extra add-ons and applications I don’t think Google has forgotten its strongest seller and are still trying [...]
The year 2009 has been one of the biggest years in my lifetime. I’ve graduated, started my first full-time job, and I have learned so much about myself within this year alone! But, this blog post isn’t about me! It’s about the year. Let’s take a moment and look back at this spectacular year.
Recently, the very successful, two billion links a month, URL shortened Bit.ly launched a new website; Bitly.tv. Think of it as a video trending topic website.
According to ComScore, 5.5 percent of all time spent online in the U.S. during the month of November was spent on Facebook, making it the website with the most time spent on it; even more than Google, Yahoo, YouTube and Twitter.
Google has definitely taken notice of Twitter’s user-friendly and real-time search. With the idea of a merger that can change the entire game for search engines, Google just may need to reevaluate how much it could gain from a deal with Twitter. If Google merges with Twitter it would be the second major search agreement Google has made with a social networking site after striking a deal with MySpace in 2006.