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A rel=canonical corner case

by Matt Cutts I answered an interesting rel=canonical question over email today and thought I’d blog about it. If you’re not familiar with rel=canonical read these pages first. Then watch this video about rel=canonical vs. 301s, especially the second half:

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Google launches two-factor authentication

by Matt Cutts Google just launched two-factor authentication, and I believe everyone with a Google account should enable it. Two-factor authentication (also known as 2-step verification) relies on something you know (like a password) and something you have (like a

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How to strip JPEG metadata in Ubuntu

by Matt Cutts If you want to post some JPEG pictures but you’re worried that they might have metadata like location embedded in them, here’s how to strip that data out. First, install exiftool using this command: sudo apt-get install

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My thoughts on this week’s debate

By Matt Cutts Earlier this week I was on a search panel with Harry Shum of Bing and Rich Skrenta of Blekko (and moderated by Vivek Wadhwa) and the video now live. It’s forty minutes long, but it covers a

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Algorithm change launched

By Matt Cutts I just wanted to give a quick update on one thing I mentioned in my search engine spam post. My post mentioned that “we’re evaluating multiple changes that should help drive spam levels even lower, including one

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An interesting essay on search neutrality

by Matt Cutts (Just as a reminder: while I am a Google employee, the following post is my personal opinion.) Recently I read a fascinating essay that I wanted to comment on. I found it via Ars Technica and it

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Which charities do you donate to?

Each year I like to ask what charities people are donating to. There’s still a couple days left in 2010, so I wanted to ask readers about their charity or non-profit giving. I’ll mention the main organizations on my giving

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Video of Matt Cutts discussing Google Local Listings

How to Measure your Google Local Listings. Quick interview during a conference. .

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Google’s Matt Cutts Talks about Alt Tags

Google guru Matt Cutts discusses Alt Tags and how best to optimize your site for Google …

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Matt Cutts on Content & Keyword Research

Matt Cutts from Google on content is king and keyword research interviewed by Reachd.com TV . Smittysholdings.com Search Engine Marketing and Optimization

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