Google: Government Surveillance Increasing

Governments all over the world want to get their hands on user data from Google for a variety of purposes. Google started tracking the number of these requests in 2010, and has released these numbers in transparency reports every six month. This week, with the search giant’s sixth transparency report, it’s clear to see that these requests are increasing.
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Engaging Ideas for Viral Content

If you’re trying to get visitors to engage with your site’s content and share it, it helps to create the kind of content with which they’ll want to interact. That’s not easy, but if you start with the right idea, and put yourself in your readers’ shoes, you’ll be surprised as how popular your site could become.
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Google Gets Fined Facebook Improves Privacy

Can we learn something about website marketing from recent headlines? We’ll take a quick look at two stories that hit the news this week to find out. First up, Google pays a settlement for drug ads that led to illegal Canadian pharmaceutical sales; next, we’ll look at Facebook’s improvements to its privacy controls.
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