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Sofiann McKerrell
25th Jul, 2017
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Google has confirmed that they are testing a new feature where videos auto play in search results. Considering that the tech giant has always kept search results unobtrusive, the small experiment is considered by many as a surprising move. According to a Google spokesperson, “we are constantly experimenting with ways to improve the search experience for our users, but have no plans to announce at this time”. (Photo by the SEM Post. http://www.thesempost.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/google-autoplay-search-results-1.png) In this new feature, videos that will appear in the...
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Sofiann McKerrell
21st Jul, 2017
data assistant
The “ask a question” functionality has finally been added to Google Analytics and Google Analytics 360, making data retrieval much quicker and more convenient for webmasters. In this new feature, users only need to ask a question, such as “How many users did we get from organic search in July” and the exact number will be returned. It’s a nice touch from Google who are obviously keen on making data more accessible and interpretable. (Photo by MarketingLand. http://marketingland.com/wp-content/ml-loads/2016/05/IMG_6153_2_JPG.png) This functionality is the result of...
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Sofiann McKerrell
18th Jul, 2017
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A recent Total Audience report from data analyst firm Nielsen Media Research revealed that Gen-Z now comprises 26% of all media consumption. Gen-Z is those born between 1997 and 2015, with the oldest member now 20 years old. It’s been found that they watch less conventional TV than, a surprisingly low number of just 8 minutes per day accessing the internet via ‘traditional’ computers. Mobile is no longer the future, it is the now. Adding millennials into the equation brings the number up to 48%, meaning nearly half of all internet browsers are aged 37 or under at the time of...
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Sofiann McKerrell
13th Jul, 2017
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Following an update on their data anomalies page, Google announced that new users who signed up to Google Search Console between 21 June and 10 July 2017 experienced data loss. According to the tech giant, “All first-time Search Console users who joined Search Console during this period will be missing site data during this period”. (Photo by Search Engine Land, http://searchengineland.com/figz/wp-content/seloads/2017/03/google-search-analytics-missing.png) SEOs and webmasters who recently signed up and verified properties will not see data for the 20-day period when the data...
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Sofiann McKerrell
11th Jul, 2017
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Vine Digital was at the SMX conference in Paris on the first and the second of June 2017. This event is probably the most complete and complex expo dedicated to the search marketing industry. In 2016, we went to in Sydney's SMX, this year we went to Paris and we have learned a lot. I have selected and summarised the most important information that I believe any person working in the search industry should know. Mobile Index First - Be prepared for it Mobile Index First is probably the most important Google update since Panda or Penguin have come up. Google won’t use its Desktop...
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Sofiann McKerrell
10th Jul, 2017
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Looking for restaurants on mobile has just become more convenient with the addition of the Menu tab on the local panel. Google has added a new tab that allows users to access a particular restaurant’s menu. (Credits: Photo by Search Engine Land; http://searchengineland.com/figz/wp-content/seloads/2017/07/google-menu-tab.png) For as long as the Google can pick out menu items, the Menu tab will appear on a restaurant’s local panel. This means not all food establishments may have them, although many restaurants already come with this feature. The Menu tab appears next to the...
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Sofiann McKerrell
28th Apr, 2016
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Microsoft is investing in an advanced and high-tech way of storing data for the long-term with synthetic DNA. The company has asked synthetic biology start-up Twist Bioscience to custom-create strands of DNA with a specific sequence of letters that the company has provided. One gram of DNA can hold about 1 Zettabyte of data with an almost infinite shelf life.
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Sofiann McKerrell
26th Apr, 2016
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Google is updating Gmail app on Android to add support for Microsoft Exchange on all devices. Exchange will now be added to a list of email accounts that Gmail supports, which users can just add to their mobile app. The move serves to remedy one of the app’s shortcomings, and make Gmail a well-rounded email option. Google also updated Drive on the web, adding a notification function on Chrome.
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Sofiann McKerrell
21st Apr, 2016
amp powered pages
AMPlified articles are making their way to Google’s mobile site and Weather and Google News apps. The updated version will show a carousel of AMP-backed stories that people can open and navigate quickly with just a swipe. The move is seen to increase mobile clicks and encourage publishers that have yet to adapt AMP. AMP-backed version of Google News is available in the English US edition, for now.