Yelp simply added the “vEvent” microformat code around the event listings they already had, and Google began showing select events below the main URL. With the event tag, I’ll be interested to see if Google must recrawl a page to update the event list, or will it simply drop events that have past dates? In any event, it’s an awesome way to get 3 additional links in your listing and attract a little more attention.
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Hey everyone. I’m a couple of weeks late on this one, but it seems that Facebook has changed their rules regarding custom URLs for fan pages. When the custom URL feature was first announced, you had to have at least 1,000 fans as of the announcement. Then about a month later, the requirement dropped to 100 fans. But if you want a custom username URL for your Facebook fan page, now all you need is 25 fans! How about that?!?!?!
Wow. Facebook continues to take on Twitter. Mashable’s post describes the new Profile Fans feature Facebook rolled out recently. Check it out here: Facebook to Emulate Twitter’s Follower Model With Profile Fans Notice something different? Look closely and you’ll see the new option to receive an email notification whenever another Facebook user “Connects to me [...]
According to this post on AllFacebook, Facebook.com will finally be launching custom usernames for vanity URLs for Facebook accounts on Friday at Midnight (well, technically it’s Saturday, June 13 at 12:01am). What this means for you – go grab your name, your brands’ names, and several other names that you think might be valuable. Of [...]
Did you know that YouTube gets more searches than Yahoo? proof Did you know that Twitter rejected a $500 million dollar offer from Facebook? proof Did you know that Greg Boser is credited with coining the term ‘link juice’? proof And remember if it’s on the internet, it’s must be true.