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Google has such a clean, coherent visual look but what gives Google its distinctive features? Since expanding on its iconographic style in 2012 by Creative Lab, Google has created a set of solid, yet flexible guidelines to help Google produce design that helps to strengthen Google’s brand identity. On online portfolio site Behance, Google designers [...]

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Happy 14th Birthday, Google!

Birthday cake. Image Source: Wikipedia. Google, the world’s biggest Internet company, celebrates its 14th birthday today! Although the actually date of Google’s creation is debated, for the last couple of years, the company has been celebrating on September the 27th. And in typical Google fashion, they are sharing the joy with you through birthday doodles.

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For most of us, it is easy to assume that a paperless world does not do much damage to the environment. While using the internet and social media creates less damage rather than paper, it does leave a trail in the form of a carbon footprint, which is the amount of carbon dioxide released into [...]

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Zeitgeist 2011: Year In Review

Google has put together a year in review in the world as reflected in social media. Alot has happened this year and the following clip shows what was important around the world in 2011:

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Google always has come up with some of the wackiest, coolest, and, truth be told, relevant Google Doodles in its homepage–a temporary reinvention of the famous Google typeface into different caricatures and forms.  Halloween is one of those holidays that Google has never failed to make a Halloween Google Doodle for since 1991. For more [...]

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Google has decided to pull the plug on its two products, Google Health and Google PowerMeter. When Google Health was announced, its goal was to consolidate people’s personal health information and allow them to integrate it with other health domains, such as Drugs.com, DiabetesHealth, and American Heart Association among many others. The service allows such [...]

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Have you ever wondered where news sites get their traffic from? It’s no big secret that journalism has taken a radical turn with the dawn of digital news. Until recently though, the statistics on how news sites are gaining readership compared to the more traditional newspapers hasn’t been clear. With figures from Nielsen though, the [...]

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Last week I briefly touched upon the protests and turmoil in Egypt, mentioning that the people had been cut off from social media sites and cellular access after organizing their first protest in Cairo via Twitter. Here is a link to the post: Egyptian President Asks Cabinet To Step Down After Social Media Fuels Riots. [...]

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Google Inc. released its list of the top searches of 2010, shortly after Yahoo released their list. In Google’s press release, Zeitgeist 2010: How the World Searched, it reveals the top searches after analyzing aggregate data collected from billions of search queries in from users. Google Zeitgeist is where Google allows users to see the [...]

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A relatively young company, SortFix is responsible for what can be considered as a breakthrough in the search engine experience. It doesn’t attempt to compete with the search engine giants Google, Yahoo! or MSN. What it does is to aggregate the results from top search websites and deliver an organized report to you in no [...]

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