In the Google Analytics Blog on September 2, was an article that site owners shouldn’t miss. If you did, you should go check it out. The post is Explore important insights from your data – automatically. I have access to many Google Analytics accounts, and I can say this about the suggestions shown in this … Read more Are You Using Google’s New Automated Assistant?
Imagine that you run a search engine, and you find a way to predict the outcomes of certain events fairly closely based upon internet activity such as browsing and search histories, page clicks in search results, actions taken on social networking applications, and so on. The events might involve things such as winners of American … Read more Yahoo on How Internet Activity Can Predict Event Outcomes
A recent comment here noted that the core algorithm behind how Google works hasn’t changed very much since its earliest days. I’m not sure that I agree. Many of the posts I’ve made over the past five years that involve Google patents and whitepapers describe ways that Google may be changing how it determines which … Read more We’re All Google’s Lab Rats
When you arrive at a web page, the owner of that page might start collecting information about your visit for a number of reasons. One of the most commonly collected pieces of information is an internet protocol (or IP) address. An IP address is a number that can be associated with the way and the … Read more How and Why Google Might Estimate the Number of Users Behind an IP Address