Always the April Fools pranksters (remember last year’s self-driven NASCAR car announcement?), Google is once again partaking in the age-old practice of trying to dupe people on April 1 into believing the unbelievable.
Here is an interesting infographic I found from BrandYourself, a personal search optimization service that shows the importance of controlling the information that appears when someone Googles your name and how to do so.
For some time now, some Google web search results have revealed the Google+ information of the author. This is a feature that is possible for any site that clearly indicates its content’s individual authors (mostly news sites and blogs).
Next time you log in to your Google account, you may see something at the top that is very different than you are used to…