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Users Lack Confidence That Twitter Will Survive
On Thursday evening, a mass exodus of workers from Twitter made it clear to many that the company was on the edge of disappearing. The trend was started by Kylie Robison (@kyliebytes), a tech reporter...
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Google's New Local Search Features Are Here
Google is finally rolling out the local search features previewed earlier this year, including the ability to search your surroundings with your phone’s camera. Those updates and more are now availabl...
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Key Insights That Agency SEO Professionals Should Be Aware Of
When planning your agency's SEO strategy, it's important to keep the bigger picture in mind. Having access to the latest data is essential for making informed decisions that will help you stay ahead o...
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In-House SEO: Key Insights For Your 2023 Strategy
The future looks bright for in-house SEO professionals, despite coming out of a long period of uncertainty with frequent algorithm changes and layoffs. Recent trends show that businesses are increasin...
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Wix Announces New Method For Editing Page Level SEO Settings
Wix is a website builder that allows businesses to create attractive online websites. However, it has been criticized in the past for lacking basic technical SEO capabilities, such as adding structure...
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New Twitter Features Leaked By Security Researcher
According to Jane Manchun Wong, a security researcher and reverse engineering blogger, Twitter may be working on bringing end-to-end encryption to the platform. Wong discovered this evidence via a ser...
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Google Makes It Easier To Get Products In The Shopping Tab
Google is making it easier for ecommerce stores to have their products showcased in the shopping tab in search results. An update to Google Search Console makes it possible to list products in the sho...
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Elon Musk's Twitter Takeover: A Timeline Of Events
In October 2022, Elon Musk became the owner and CEO of Twitter after acquiring the social media company for $44 billion. Prior to the acquisition, Musk had been openly critical of Twitter, polling his...
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Start promoting your products on the Shopping tab with Search Console
Google Search Console is introducing a new section for Shopping tab listings to help online store owners show their products on the Shopping tab. This change will roll out gradually over the next few...
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Instagram Fixes Bug That Caused Service Outages
Instagram experienced a major service outage on October 31st, 2022, with users reporting disabled accounts and repeated app crashes. The problem persisted for roughly eight hours. However, not all use...
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Google Introduces 2 New Ways To Analyze Data In Ads Data Hub
Google is launching two new tools - Ads Data Hub for Marketers and Ads Data Hub for Measurement Partners - to help users better analyze data. Ads Data Hub for Marketers is designed to help brands and...
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Microsoft Launches Import Tool For Google Ads Performance Max
Microsoft Advertising is rolling out a solution that allows advertisers to duplicate their Google Ads Performance Max campaigns. The new import capability will allow advertisers to import their campai...
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Research Finds Evidence Of User Dissatisfaction With Google Results
According to new research published by SEMRush, a significant percentage of users are not satisfied with the results they get when they search on Google. The research indicates that many users need to...
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Elon Musk Finally Owns Twitter – Fires CEO and CFO
Elon Musk has completed his purchase of Twitter and immediately fired the CEO, CFO as well as the executive in charge of legal, policy and trust. Musk fired the CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal, the CFO...
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A Comprehensive Look at Search Console Performance Data Filtering and Limits
This article explains the data available in Google Search Console's Performance report in detail, including how Google processes the data (privacy filtering, latency, storage, and processing resources...
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Introducing Site Names on Google Search
Google Search is introducing site names on mobile search results to make it easier for users to identify the website associated with each result. Site names are currently available in English, French,...
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New guidelines for site owners
In 2002, Google launched a page of guidelines for site owners called "Webmaster Guidelines". This page contained an overview of best practices for building a site. A lot has changed since 20...
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TikTok launches new photo feature to rival Instagram
TikTok is rolling out a new feature called Photo Mode, which allows users to create slideshows of still images set to music. To use Photo Mode, users can click the "Upload" button on the For...
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Google Cloud Rebrands Data Studio As Looker Studio
Google has announced that it is unifying all its business intelligence tools under the Looker brand. This move will see all existing Google Cloud data analytics programs being included in the Looker S...
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YouTube Launches @username Handles To Help Drive Traffic
YouTube has announced a new way for users to find and engage with content creators by tagging their handles. Handles are unique identifiers that will appear in comments, video descriptions, and on cha...
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Google is Sunsetting Assistant Driving Mode Dashboard
Google is discontinuing its Assistant Driving Mode Dashboard on November 21st, according to 9to5Google. This dashboard was initially announced at I/O 2019 as a replacement for Android Auto, which was...
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Google Clarifies Product Review Best Practices
Google recently updated its documentation on how to write product reviews, adding examples of different types of product reviewers and tightening the focus of the documentation with more precise wordi...
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Google On The Use Of AI Images
In a recent Search off the Record podcast, Google’s Lizzi Sassman and John Mueller discussed the use of AI generated images on websites. Some of their opinions might seem surprising given how AI gener...
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The new HTTPS report in Google Search Console
Last year, Google released the Page Experience report in Search Console to help site owners understand and fix issues affecting how Google evaluates the page experience for their site. One of the comm...
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The New Search Console Merchant Listings Report: Expanding Eligibility with Product Structured Data
Google is expanding eligibility for enhanced product experiences in search results to websites that implement structured data. There are two broad categories of experiences available to website owners...
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What creators need to know about Google's helpful content update
Google Search is always working to better connect people to helpful information. To this end, the company is launching the “helpful content update” as part of a broader effort to ensure that people se...
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The Pros and Cons of Structured Data
Product reviews are a valuable resource for users researching which product to buy. Product reviews often contain a list of pros and cons, which our research has shown to be popular with shoppers when...
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Announcing the new Search Console Video Index Report
The Video indexing report is a new report from Google Search Console that helps webmasters understand the performance of their videos on Google and identify possible areas of improvement. The report s...
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Googlebot and the 15 MB file size limit
On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, Google released an update to their documentation about Googlebot, which clarified that Googlebot can only "see" the first 15 megabytes of certain file types when f...
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Updating Item Classification to Simplify Search Console Reports
Google is simplifying the way it classifies pages, items, and issues in Search Console reports. The goal is to help users focus on critical issues that affect their visibility in Search, and to better...
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