Technorati Changes From An Expert Perspective

Technorati-New-Home-Page

I am always in 2 minds to write anything about Technorati but ultimately the changes to the site today are extremely significant, and I had to balance that against my ability to offer suitable commentary.

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Just a few miscellaneous tips without too much explanation.

Don’t forget to:-

1. Sign up and use Twitter
2. Sign up and use Friendfeed
3. Add both to Technorati
4. Ping both
5. Ping your friends

How To Add FriendFeed To Technorati

You can add your FriendFeed account to Technorati, and there are various possible methods.

Go to your account on Technorati, and use the URL for your personal lifestream on FriendFeed to start the claim process.

Blog Search Revisited – Google vs Technorati vs Techmeme

Microsoft Yahoo

It has been close to a year since I first starting delving into the intricacies of various forms of blog search, and 10 months since I returned to the subject.
My post yesterday on the Microsoft Yahoo deal was the ideal opportunity to see how things might have changed over the last 10 months, as it is a topic being heavily discussed on 100s of blogs.

Nofollow Killed Google Social Graph API 3 Years Ago

Socila Graph API example

Lets face it, I have social profiles all over the web and I am or have been an active participant in tons of conversations on blogs and forums.

3 years ago Google introduced rel=”nofollow”, very similar to rel=”me” , rel=”friend” and other XFN and FOAF standards.
Today Google are championing their new API with the slogan “URLs Are People Too