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More Changes Coming From Google

  1. canadawest99 profile image61
    canadawest99posted 6 years ago

    Just when you thought it was safe...

    http://googlesocialweb.blogspot.com/201 … utton.html

  2. shogan profile image87
    shoganposted 6 years ago

    Assuming that you're trying to put up quality work, though, couldn't this be a positive thing?

  3. tritrain profile image82
    tritrainposted 6 years ago

    You just know that this is going to be gamed like crazy.

    "You vote for mine and I'll vote for yours"
    "Buy this automated tool that creates Google accounts and votes up specific results"
    "Pay $29.99 and get 50 +1's for your site"

    Blah, blah, blah.

  4. skyfire profile image74
    skyfireposted 6 years ago

    Fiverr Gig ad -

    "I can get you "5000" +1 on google"

    1. Susana S profile image96
      Susana Sposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah Fiverr is great for stuff like that wink

  5. sunforged profile image76
    sunforgedposted 6 years ago

    Thats terrible! ..now I have to integrate a freeking +1 button to 60+ sites, after already having to go back through hundreds of hubs.

    Yuck!

    Maybe the time would be better spent hiring a coder to design a proxy switching, google account creating, friend adding, +1 bot and selling that to the masses.

    Anyone want to buy stock in GoogleGamer2012matron 5000 (patent pending) smile

    Hopefully, it will go the way of googlewave

  6. earnestshub profile image89
    earnestshubposted 6 years ago

    I don't mind if this doesn't happen. A spammer's delight I reckon.

  7. TerryGl profile image61
    TerryGlposted 6 years ago

    I have seen this on other directories. You can vote anonymously but only once a day. I tried it out on an old site I had on once showing in the directory on page 2 and after 7 votes, sure enough it was number 1 and still is.

    I don't like this type of thing and hope it never gets off the ground. It is a spammers delight and I agree with earnestshub completely on this one.

  8. Ritsos profile image48
    Ritsosposted 6 years ago

    pretty dumb idea if you ask me .... also how will you know to +1 a site until you've visited it .. so you click a link and think 'that's a nice site' .. what are you going to do .. go back a page to +1 it ? .. I doubt it

  9. bojanglesk8 profile image59
    bojanglesk8posted 6 years ago

    Goddamn Google... always trying to one up us.

  10. LeeWalls profile image61
    LeeWallsposted 6 years ago

    I was reading that after June 6 Hubpages isn't going to support Kontera. Go figure. That's why I've always said that it's extremely hard to earn money here and with all due respect, I question those that say they do.

    1. WryLilt profile image93
      WryLiltposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      This is:

      1. Completely off topic.
      2. Incorrect. You'll find that most hubbers agree that Kontera is almost impossible to earn from, with very low PPC rates compared to Adsense, and it can decrease your earnings from the other affiliates. I earnt about $30 on Adsense in the time I earnt $1 on Kontera when I had it active last year. Now I'm earning much more - WITHOUT Kontera.

      1. Brie Hoffman profile image61
        Brie Hoffmanposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        how do you remove it?

        1. WryLilt profile image93
          WryLiltposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/70626

          Kontera will be removed automatically soon.

          In the meantime visit the earnings tab in your account section.

    2. profile image0
      ryankettposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Your quite right to question those who say they earn money here. I mean, I sit around on here all day and all night, earning absolute zilch. I paid for my recent trip to San Francisco and Las Vegas (and my wedding), and paid for my now-wife to accompany me, and bought a pug puppy a few months ago, entirely with old pound coins that I found on the local beach with a stolen metal detector smile

  11. moorebored profile image76
    mooreboredposted 6 years ago

    So, for +1's do we get money or something?

    1. sunforged profile image76
      sunforgedposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      yes, thats exactly it.

      every time someone clicks +1, google sends you a dollar as a reward. Its deposited instantly in your paypal account.

      Pretty cool, huh!

      Thanks Google!

  12. barryrutherford profile image57
    barryrutherfordposted 6 years ago

    I think this is a +1 April 1 fools joke

  13. sunforged profile image76
    sunforgedposted 6 years ago

    Its not +1 april 1st yet, and it was published 2 days ago.

    furthermore, its just a straight facebook rip off of the like function with google profiles.. the google april fools jokes are way funnier than this

    1. Barbara Kay profile image90
      Barbara Kayposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Ehow will just get more +1s because they come up first in Google. It doesn't make any sense to me.

      1. skyfire profile image74
        skyfireposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        I see ehow's new article in publishing queue - "How to Get 10,000 +1 from Google".

        Content something like this -
        1. Write varginal quality non-spoon content
        2. Don't ever think about backlinking
        3. Sit back and wait for 'cream to rise on top'.
        4. Google loves quality content and you.

        smile

    2. barryrutherford profile image57
      barryrutherfordposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Ok it's April Fool's Day here Sorry smile

  14. profile image0
    ryankettposted 6 years ago

    I will take the next flight to Mumbai, to establish the worlds first 1+ factory. I'll give hubbers a cheap rate.

    Top level package priced at $97, naturally.

  15. Richieb799 profile image76
    Richieb799posted 6 years ago

    I don't think they should implement this because it is too generalised, what appeals to the masses isn't always the most useful or educational.

  16. moorebored profile image76
    mooreboredposted 6 years ago

    Wow, this is an easy way for someone to make extra money then...

    1. Barbara Kay profile image90
      Barbara Kayposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      It doesn't say you will get any money though.

  17. skyfire profile image74
    skyfireposted 6 years ago

    techcrunch.com/2011/03/31/google-inadvertently-classifies-google-places-as-a-content-farm-and-removes-from-search-index/



    big_smile

  18. brakel2 profile image83
    brakel2posted 6 years ago

    A new CEO was hired or promoted or some such thing at Google for real. I read an article by a former Google employee that no one is allowed to think much at Google, just do what they'e told. And they are paying us, these non-thinkers.

    1. Garrett Mickley profile image83
      Garrett Mickleyposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      The "new" CEO is one of the two guys who started Google.

      There's a story about it in the most recent Wired magazine.

      1. brakel2 profile image83
        brakel2posted 6 years agoin reply to this

        What a laugh!  Thanks for the information. Love getting info on this site.

  19. LeeWalls profile image61
    LeeWallsposted 6 years ago

    I think I'm lost; what exactly is +1?

    1. brakel2 profile image83
      brakel2posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Go to first post and find link to article about it.

  20. LeeWalls profile image61
    LeeWallsposted 6 years ago

    I just read the link like you suggested. Why does Google seem to be changing so many things around?

  21. Len Cannon profile image90
    Len Cannonposted 6 years ago

    I already see what friends have liked a page on facebook in google search, it seems like the same thing.

  22. Ritsos profile image48
    Ritsosposted 6 years ago

    Give 'em enough rope and ...............

 
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