Productivity and email apps might get adults fired up, but most kids aren’t buying it. Through fun, educational tools, kids can learn a lot from today’s smartphones and tablets See also: 12 Apps You’ll Use This Weekend These 10 apps were designed specifically for the children and teens interested in exploring the world of science. They cover disciplines from astronomy to meteorology to anatomy, so you can find an option for everyone in your family. Many encourage parents and kids to explore together. Check them out — you may find you have a whole family of budding scientists. What apps do your kids love? Share suggestions in the comments below. Read more…More about Apps, Kids, Features, Science, and Apps Software
With all the recent news regarding Hummingbird, conversational search, and context identifiers, it appears a storm is brewing in the SEO world. Will the culmination of all this activity form a larger system or break apart into a simple weather glitch? Let’s review the recent developments and their correlation to each other. The Perfect Storm […]Author informationTodd BaileyFounder at pushStar DigitalTodd Bailey is a Digital Consultant, SEO/SEM/SMO/Analytics and In-House SEO Consultant at INetU. Visit Todd’s personal blog at pushStar.com. On twitter @push_starTwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInThe post Hummingbird Pivot and Context Identifiers by @push_star appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Have you gotten your hands on the LG-made Nexus 5 yet? You haven’t? That’s a shame, because you’re missing out on Google’s latest Android 4.4 KitKat mobile operating system. What’s the big deal about the most recent sweetly named Android OS? We’re glad you asked. Because KitKat has some very cool features that make it […]Author informationAlbert CostillJust a typical guy that enjoys an ice-cold beer, pizza, sports and music. Since venturing into the blogosphere many years ago to discuss his favorite tunes, Al has been known to write for online publications by Alpha Brand Media such as SoJones and AMOG, as well as Search Engine Journal, to discuss everything and anything that matters.TwitterGoogle+The post 11 Awesome Features That Make The Android 4.4 KitKat Incredibly Sweet by @albertcostill appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Jupiter’s signature Great Red Spot is sort of the Doctor Who of storms: It just won’t die — even when it has been proven that it must die. And now, for the first time, some fluid dynamicists have finally hit on some of the secrets to the giant storm’s longevity. “It’s the largest, most enduring storm in the solar system,” said Philip Marcus of University of California, Berkeley, in a presentation at the meeting of the American Physical Society’s fluid dynamics division in Pittsburgh on Monday. The Red Spot is about 24,000 km across, east to west, 12,000 km from north to south, and a mere 40 km deep. Its winds are roaring around at about 225 miles per hour and this incredible monster has been observed from Earth almost continuously for at least 150 years, he said. But based on all the modeling that’s been done to try to explain the Red Spot, it just isn’t possible. Read more…More about Space, Weather, Science, Jupiter, and Planets
As part of our SEJ interview series, Jessica Rose of Majestic SEO discusses why it’s crucial to know what questions your customers are going to ask before they ask them. Jessica is the Customer Service Manager at Majestic SEO where she deals with the same questions day in and day out. Being able to anticipate […]Author informationJohn RamptonManaging Editor John Rampton is an entrepreneur, full-time computer nerd, and PPC expert. I enjoy helping people and am always online to chat +/@johnramptonTwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInThe post Know What Your Customers Are Going To Ask Before They Ask It: Interview With Jessica Rose by @johnrampton appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
As part of our SEJ interview series, Allie Freeland of iAcquire discusses the opportunities available to businesses in using social media as a public relations tool. Allie is the Director of Public Relations at iAcquire. She began working in traditional PR and has recently seen her career take a dramatic shift towards digital PR, which […]Author informationLoren BakerFounder at Foundation DigitalLoren Baker is the Founder of SEJ, an Advisor at Alpha Brand Media and runs Foundation Digital, a digital marketing strategy & development agency.TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInThe post Using Social Media As A Public Relations Tool: Interview With Allie Freeland by @lorenbaker appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Mark Zuckerberg has described his social network as a “personalized newspaper” — and for seasoned users with a wide-range of like-minded friends, it’s hard not to argue that the articles that pop up in your news feed constitute the most engrossing read in the world, if not exactly the most timely one But Zuckerberg also knows you could be reading Facebook more in any given day. What about those times when you’re just skimming the app during a spare minute? What if you don’t have time to read any of those fascinating links? See also: 8 Reasons Twitter Still Lags Behind Facebook If you’ve ever gone hunting through your feed for an article you saw earlier, you’ll welcome the news that Facebook appears to be testing a “save for later” feature. This isn’t the first time the company has tested the idea, but it does appear to be more advanced and closer to wide release. Read more…More about Facebook and Social Media
As part of our SEJ interview series, Russ Jones of Virante discusses how to avoid penalties from Google’s Penguin algorithm update. After Penguin 2.1 came out, Russ’s company Virante came out with something called the Open Penguin Data project to gain more insight about this algorithm update to help SEOs and website owners. There’s no […]Author informationJohn RamptonManaging Editor John Rampton is an entrepreneur, full-time computer nerd, and PPC expert. I enjoy helping people and am always online to chat +/@johnramptonTwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInThe post Avoiding Penalties From Google’s Penguin Update: Interview With Russ Jones by @johnrampton appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
I’m sure a lot of people would argue that it’s the other way around – that search’s future is social. Either way, the two fields are converging, and with billions of dollars riding on them, it’s going to be important to address the two as a dynamic duo. To understand why the future of social […]Author informationErin Robbins O’BrienCOO at GinzaMetricsErin Robbins O’Brien is the COO of GinzaMetrics, an enterprise SEO and content platform. Erin has been working in strategy, business intelligence, and marketing for the past ten years for large organizations and startups.TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInThe post The Real Future of Social is Search by @https://twitter.com/texasgirlerin appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
It’s been almost three years since WikiLeaks started releasing hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables. Shortly after the first leak, the U.S. government convened a grand jury investigation into Julian Assange and his organization, considering whether to bring criminal charges against him That investigation seems to be coming to an end. See also: MafiaLeaks: Inside the Site That Wants to Take Down the Mob Anonymous U.S. officials hinted that the Justice Department is giving up on the charges against Assange for publishing the secret documents he received from Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning, as first reported by The Washington Post. Read more…More about Department Of Justice, Wikileaks, Julian Assange, Us World, and Us