Looking for a recent article that mentions how a social network's success hinges on whether it will help get people laid. Might have been from a Facebook co-founder or about Google+, and isn't more than a month old.
A few months ago Google implemented a way to mark up recipes so they are searchable by ingredients and whatnot. I would like to use this on my recipes. Is there an online tool you can type your recipes into and it spits out the marked up recipe? There is one I have seen for Wordpress but I don't use that.
If Google Photo gives me unlimited photos for free why should I keep my Flickr Pro account? [more inside]
This insider perspective on the management culture at Google and Amazon by Steve Yegge is absolutely fascinating and educational. Where else can I get information like this on the culture of various software organizations? [more inside]
What are some good strategies for searching for the image of an old puzzle? I have asked here a few times over the years and come up with nothing, unfortunately. At this point I am ready to brute force it and just look at images of puzzles until I find the image of that puzzle. Previous methodology inside. [more inside]
One of my websites, was recently banned from google search and adwords. Any advice as to get this problem fixed quickly would be greatly appreciated. All reconsideration request have been denied so far.
How to maintain online privacy and NOT be searchable as someone else's friend social networking friend? [more inside]
How to use google apps to run my email but still be able to migrate to something else later? What steps do I need to take to make sure that someday if my business needs to I can migrate away from having google backend my email of my owned domain? [more inside]
What patents does Microsoft own related to Android and where did those patents originate? [more inside]
Is there an 'advanced' way to add or edit Google calendar appointments beyond the normal interface? [more inside]
Is this a real Google-thing or some kind of malware scam? Google search suddenly isn't working for me, sometimes. [more inside]
google logic failure: Where can I watch the Fox News / Google republican debate from yesterday. I don't want highlights, just to watch the whole thing. Any help appreciated.
I have a massive Google spreadsheet containing entry info for a small film festival. I need to be able to produce tailored reports from it that only contain need-to-know info, instead of making people look at the master sheet. Is this possible? If not, what online software should I use? [more inside]
Help me manage my scandalous past -- or at least figure out how to reduce its prominence on Internet/Google search results! Details within. [more inside]
This question is about as meta as I think I've ever come up with. There's a site that allows you to send a link to a google search, and the resulting page shows the search being typed into google and completed. Maybe I'm having an idiot moment, but I can't think of any way to search for the site without using the words "google" or "search" which obviously obfuscate the results I'm looking for. Anyone know the site I'm referring to?
I have a column of words in an excel file. I want to get the number of google results for each phrase in my file. Is there a simple way to do this? [more inside]
Calling SEO/Google Experts: I have a bloglike site for a new company (on Wordpress) and I am trying to make it SEO friendly. Hypothetically, lets assume that the site is about flying lizards and I have named it 'liz.ly'. Every day, new and well written content is added to this site so hopefully in the next few months it will start showing up at a respectable rank on google. BUT: [more inside]
I'm seeing a weird drop in August in search-related traffic to my company's site. What's odd is it is for searches of the company's name, domain name or URL. [more inside]
I use Google Calendar with the iPod's Calendar app. Whenever I change what calendar an event is found in (from School to Work, for example), it does so successfully on the iPod, but the next time I log in to Google Calendar, that event is in both calendars. How do I keep it from duplicating like this?
How can I get 3 months of my Google Latitude History to show on a map? [more inside]
Please tell me(a spreadsheet noob) if I can convert rows from a google spread sheet into individual google docs. [more inside]
Why are people sending me requests to share my Google doc, when it's already public on the Web? [more inside]
Google Music Question - Can I move my library onto a external hard drive and delete it from my computer without causing problems for my uploaded music? [more inside]
How do I get a search for my Website to display organized headers and pages like the New York Times or Mashable looks like if you type their names into Google? [more inside]
Mom bought me a totally awesome cat toy that my cat loves. Of course, I am a doofus who stepped on it while I was moving and now it's broken, and I can't figure out where to buy another. It's manufactured by Hartz, but my usual Google-Fu is failing me. [more inside]
How can I make a printable map with about 2 dozen points clearly labeled? [more inside]
Can I have my Gmail (Google App account) logged in without Google signing me to every service and tracking my every move? [more inside]
I have two calendars in Google Calendar. One of them has a recurring event. How do I move a single one of a recurring event to the other calendar without changing the whole series?
Google Calendar to Droid Calendar dropping event: Overlapping events show correctly on both Win 7 Outlook Calendar and sync'd Google Calendar. But from Google Calendar to Droid Calendar, only one event appears on Droid if 2 events are scheduled for the same time. [more inside]
Someone is spoofing my Caller ID and spamming people with telemarketing calls. What can I do? [more inside]
Since Google Maps ended its real estate search function in February 2011, have any of you found a good replacement? I can't find anything like it. [more inside]
How can I programaticaly copy ranges from google docs spreadsheet to a fusion table? [more inside]
What warning signs do you look for when you Google a potential date? Things were going well with a girl, and after she Googled me it seemed like things changed. I was wondering if there was any way to spot obvious red flags and either minimize or hide them. If there is a way that I could link to a search for my name on this page without it showing up in Google I'll add that to it. I can tell you that a search leads to my Twitter feed, a bunch of music reviews, old blogs, and some scattered message board comments. Any advice would be appreciated.
What is the best way online to find multiple points of interest en route between point A and point B? [more inside]
Digital library management problems. I have a mess of pdfs, word docs, emails, images and other things I want to be available, but I'm at a loss for a relatively low-cost solution that will allow these documents to be easily searched through and found. [more inside]
Sometimes when I have a more than a week's backlog of unread posts on Google Reader, I notice that it will suddenly forget a couple of days' worth of unread items, annoying me to no end. Has anyone else noticed this and/or has tips for how to prevent this from happening? [more inside]
My old way of shutting off Google's autocomplete/suggest function doesn't seem to work anymore. Is there a new way to turn it off? [more inside]
Spreadsheet question: I want a column containing all the names in THAT column EXCEPT all the names in THOSE columns. [more inside]
GoogleMaps/AndroidFilter: What's the most efficient way to use the Current Location in Google Maps to help build a customized, editable My Map? For the life of me, I can't figure out an easy way to do this; I assume there's an easy way to do this that I'm overlooking. [more inside]
How is google intercepting my phone calls?! [more inside]
I'm looking for materials that can be used to help train people how to best use social media to help nonprofits engage the community. [more inside]
How can I tell which pictures or videos are eating up my free storage in Picasa Web Albums? [more inside]
How do I disassociate what Youtube account I'm logged into from what Google account I'm logged into? [more inside]
GOOGLEVOICEFILTER: How do you call your number FROM your number and leave yourself a message? [more inside]
How much am I worth to facebook (or G+, or even MySpace for that matter)? [more inside]
I'm been using both Google Adwords and a Facebook ad to promote an new album, but I think I'm using weak "keywords". Could I get the Metafilter community to look at a few no budget videos I've made to help me figure out "better" keywords to advertise my music? Or am I just wasting my money? [more inside]
Need ideas for websites I could build. I am going to be in between jobs in the next few months. That gap could be a week or it could be a year depending on how long it takes to find my next gig. During that gap I would like to stay productive. I am a project manager, but I can write decent python/js/css/html. I need ideas for websites I could build that 1) I would have fun doing, 2) Would be something I could talk about in interviews, and 3) Could maybe produce a community, traffic, or a few dollars. [more inside]
You know that text that shows up under the link in a Google search result? Where does it come from? Specific example follows, in which the text is nowhere on the website in question. [more inside]