Twitter Tests Threaded Replies and Online Status Indicators

Twitter gave users a sneak peek at some changes that are in the works, including comment threads and the ability to see when someone is online. Sara Haider, Twitter’s director of product management, showed off these new features by tweeting a couple screenshots. Haider says these changes are being considered[…]

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Google Discourages Linking to Every Page From a Site’s Home Page

Google’s John Mueller discourages websites from linking to every page from the home page, saying it may prevent Googlebot from clearly understanding a site’s architecture. This topic came up in a recent Google Webmaster Central office-hours hangout where a site owner asked the following question: “If we try to link[…]

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Google Clarifies Internal Anchor Text and Ranking Effects

Google explains that changes to internal linking can make dramatic changes to a site’s rankings, both positive and negative. In a Webmaster Hangout, Google’s John Mueller explained the best way to update internal linking. Can Changing Internal Anchor Text Affect Rankings? A web publisher asked if changing anchor text negatively[…]

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