Google Video: Privacy And Personalized Search

Early last month the Google Blog released a video regarding privacy. On Monday they released a second video this time specifically discussing privacy as it pertains to personalized search.
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Google Opens Up On Privacy, Sort Of

The Official Google Blog released a video yesterday in an attempt to be more transparent on issues regarding privacy. I say attempt, because I’m not sure it does enough to allay any fears you might have, but it is only meant as a first step in a process of creating more videos about privacy and as an introduction to the subject it’s nicely done.
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Why Have A Supplemental Index?

On Tuesday the Google Webmaster Central Blog announced that the supplemental tag would be removed from search results. While not unexpected, the news is disappointing and the reasons given for the tags removal still strike me as hollow and little more than supplemental spin.
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Stealing Customers Through Google Maps

Is it possible to steal customers looking for your competition in Google Maps? It not only appears as if you can, but it might be trivially easy and somewhat troubling that it’s possible. It’s also a good reason why it’s important to register your business with Google Maps and other local search services and have at the very least a single page website listing your company info.
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Google Analytics And Compete Toolbar Not Playing Nice

I was having a problem with Google Analytics a week or so ago and yesterday Michael Gray was having the same problem. I thought more people might end up sharing our issue with Analytics and figured posting the solution was in order.
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