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Matt Cutts

Matt Cutts

I'm the head of the webspam team at Google.
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Internet book club: assemble! Have you read The Martian? It's so good! cc @rklau @javaun @therealfitz @vanessafox @harper @dansinker
The lottery for Google I/O registration is open now for just a few days: April 18th is last day!
New, in-depth webmaster video: "What are some myths about SEO?"
I loved the novel The Martian, which I found via @dannysullivan: About an astronaut surviving on Mars.
If you auto-backup your photos with Google, it's now easier to attach photos in Gmail:
A good article about Google X:
Know someone taking care of a senior? Check out True Link, a smarter debit card: (I'm an investor.)
New webmaster video: "Does Google treat 404 and 410 status codes differently?"
If you're not a Stephen @Tobolowsky fan, this video might convert you:
If you missed it, Chrome moving to protect your settings from being hijacked w/o permission:
RT @noruweijin: Meanwhile, on the JR Kuroshio line #くろしお
In less than 10 days, I'll run the Boston Marathon for charity: Really close to my fundraising goal!
RT @ramez: Worried someone may have broken into your gmail? You can see what logins occurred, where and when, here:
So it's just Google News doing smarter crawling now. More info about if-modified-since: http://googlewebmastercentral....
I hadn't logged into LinkedIn for 3+ years. The invitation system isn't really designed for that long of a gap.
A really fun/in-depth webmaster video today: "What's your process for shooting webmaster videos?"
Is your business still on Windows XP? Get $100 off on Chromebooks: Offer lasts until June 30.
60% of Financial Times subscribers visit via mobile, not desktop: Good reminder to prepare for a mobile-first world.
If you have a news site and it looks like Google is crawling less since ~3/7, don't worry. Google News added if-modified-since support then.
Incredibly proud of Japanese webspam team. Over last few months they've taken action on seven link networks! Makes playing field more level.
We just posted another webmaster video: "How does Googlebot handle content loaded AJAX?"
I love this: "Hey Internet, Help Us Name Our Baby!" I voted, and it raises money for a good cause!
Don't bet against Kentucky in basketball. UConn, you're up.
Here's the gear (hardware and software) that I use on a day-to-day basis:
Want to read about the hardware and software I use? My "Uses This" interview just went live:
More phone app indexing in our search results now, with more to come: http://googlewebmastercentral....
New, nuanced webmaster video: "How does Google separate popularity from authority?"
Finished Flash Boys (new Wall St. book by Michael Lewis) last night. So good. You need to read it too:
Looking for a good book to read? You'd be hard-pressed to find a better one right now than Flash Boys:
Just a few hours left to claim 100 Botcoin offer on Google's webmaster blog. #konamicode
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