As Google continues to move into social media, it seems impossible for search engine optimization professionals to look the other way. Following last month’s announcement of the Google +1 button, the company’s intents to reclaim their share of web activity from social sites like Twitter and Facebook are clearer than ever. Behold, the coming tide of Google+.
Look at how a simple Google search for computer monitors has changed in the past year (below). Study it. It may not be long before all of your search results look this way.