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Some Google Fun on Google+

17 December 2012

An overview of fun stuff Google has 'given' us over the years. Easter Eggs, April fools jokes and much more.

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What If Facebook Had Been Around For Ever?

9 January 2012

Have you ever thought of how Julius Caesar would act if he would be on Facebook? Or Isaac Newton or Benjamin Franklin? Well take a look…

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Google Lets It Snow, In Their SERPS

19 December 2011

Do you remember that several years ago people would decorate their blogs and websites with all sorts of moving stuff,¬†especially¬†around Christmas? And it wasn’t just the personal websites which...

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Whats your reputation management like?

13 September 2010

Eric Schmidt last year said something in the lines of “If you have something that you don’t want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn’t be doing it in the...

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Using Google Wave to have Cyber Sex by Collegehumor

6 March 2010

Ok, it’s Saturday afternoon, so forgive me if this isn’t the most in-depth post you will ever see on State of Search. However, this video, made by College Humor,...

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If Google tells you to Buzz, you will Buzz

27 February 2010

Google is powerful, very powerful. Over the past year, especially in Europe, Google has been running into some boundaries though. But would Google care? According to not. And...

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Use Google Translate to bypass a paywall...

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