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EVENT: #InsideGoogle with @MMUBS

The collected tweets from this evening’s event:

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Google Search Algorithms

Google doesn’t release it’s exact search algorithms (and they are constantly tweaked), but a number of web-types have collected together their wisdom – so some insights here – although it comes back to (as it always have), produce good content…

Google SEO Infographic

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Ads Replace Tuition Fees?

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Image Credit: Stockfresh

Well, there’s an interesting idea, in an age of increasing tuition fees:

Companies could pay to advertise their physical products (laptops, for example) and services to students during their course of study, helping to eliminate the need for fees, he explained.

Firms hunting for new talent could also pay the university for detailed information on how its students were progressing, Professor Fragueiro continued, allowing them to pick out the class genius, for example.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Who's using Google+?

We joke that no one is using Google+, but it has the second largest number of ‘active’ users out of the social networking sites (although it’s not entirely clear what ‘active’ means), and it affects your Google search rankings:

Google+-Infographic1

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Social Media to Identify Dropouts?

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Interesting study from the University of Leicester into social media use of students on a particular course (with Google +!):

At the end of the term, the students had contributed thousands of posts. Some had happily used the site to share information about their course with their peers, in a similar way to how they might talk to friends on Facebook. Others were much more targeted in their use of online tools – and would log on only to get the information they needed, when they needed it. These two types of internet user are known as “residents” and “visitors”, respectively.

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