Linky Goodness, July 16
A very Googly goodness for today!
- The followup on Amit Singhal’s basic post on Google ranking: Technologies behind Google ranking
- FINALLY. I’ve only complained about this all the time here—now Gmail will give you the ability to opt out of automatically adding every person you’ve ever emailed to your contacts. I didn’t mind having them in my contacts so much, but having all their addresses pop up when I type in an email address, having them all in my Google chat and having them all as “Friends” in Google Reader was a bit much.
- Ars Technica reports that Google’s Android is not so open after all. Surprise, surprise.
- YouTube snags a deal for Lions Gate film clips. Lions Gate is the company behind such paragons of film as Hostel, Hostel: Part 2 and Saw parts 1-1,000,000.
- For a Googly break: Hitwise reports that Twitter’s even more popular in the UK.
- And just so you don’t think that we’re Google sycophants, let’s share the Googling Videos Live. We first shared the beginning of this series in February, but apparently since then Google’s become even more invasive…