Facebook is rolling out a series of updates targeted at small businesses, including audio & video calls in Messenger, live audio rooms, and more.
YouTube is now using automatically generated chapters as a source of metadata in search. Previously only manually defined chapters were used when ranking search results.
Instagram Insights now provides key demographic information about a business’s engaged including top cities, top countries, top age ranges, and more.
Google Alerts is not working, the company advises. An issue has been identified that is in the process of being resolved. Here are some alternatives.
Google’s John Mueller says work on improving your website’s content, rather than implementing technical fixes, when recovering from a broad core algorithm update.
Google Search on mobile is getting updated with continuous scrolling, which will automatically populate more results when users scroll to the bottom of the page.
Google published updated best practices for writing page titles, which includes tips on how to prevent your titles from getting replaced in search results.
Google is updating the AMP, Mobile Friendly, and Rich Results testing tools in Search Console with features from the URL Inspection tool.
Google is reportedly developing a new search feature called “Big Moments” to highlight important information about breaking news events in real-time.
YouTube is rolling out a series of updates to make content more accessible, which includes bringing automatic live captions to all channels.
Google is adding more detail to Search Console reports in an effort to assist SEOs with resolving rich results errors.
After an initial rollout to a small test group, Twitter is now opening up applications for professional profiles to all interested businesses.
Anchor text is useful for providing context to users, but does it have any impact to search rankings? Read about it here.
Google Search is no longer supporting the Internet Explorer 11 web browser, as the company says: “We did the math. It’s time.”
YouTube is changing the way it reports on audience retention to make it easier for creators to understand what’s working and what’s not.
Holiday shopping is starting early this year, and a new report from Microsoft aims to make marketers aware of changes to customer expectations.
Google Ads is introducing a new budget report that’s designed to help advertisers understand their daily and monthly spending behavior.