Social signals are the future of SEO as well as essential for the here and now. A little known and well-hidden social signals map released by Google in 2009 can help you build the most effective and efficient social SEO plan.
With more and more companies and products falling prey to acqui-hires, some important questions must be asked: Why purchase a profitable, marketable service just to shut it down? Who holds the responsibility towards the existing users who are left behind? And how does this acquisition pattern affect the relationship between start-ups and potential users?