We’re being hit with a heat wave! And as summer sets in so do all the blog posts. Is this really how you guys spend your summers? Awesome.
This week we have a host of stories, including Google’s Big Query data analysis, using open graph buttons, and theorizing on the next step of Google places.
- We start the week with A List Apart and why you should just say no to faux bold.
- Next up, Get Elastic has 5 tips for custom Facebook open graph buttons.
- Last week Google announced the release of Google+ Hangouts on air. Now you can live broadcast your hangouts in all of their blurry glory.
- David Mihm theorizes about an upcoming merger of Google Plus and Google Places. This could be a very interesting strategy on Google’s part to distinguish themselves from other local services.
- last month Google finally announced their Big Data analysis tool Big Query. This new analysis option allowed businesses to gain real-time insights from huge stores of data.
- Avinash takes a stab at measuring “brand strength” with web analytics.
- Truly a post after my heart, Six Revisions has 5 reasons why Metaphors can improve your users’ experiences.
- And Bronto Blog examines ways to reduce shopping cart abandonment.
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