Matt G. Southern, Senior News Writer, has been with Search Engine Journal since 2013. With a bachelor’s degree in communications, Matt specializes in gathering details, checking facts, and making complex subjects easy to understand. In addition to writing articles, Matt oversees strategy development for SEJ’s news department.
In addition to games and videos, Google’s 11th annual Santa Tracker can even teach you a bit of basic coding.
Facebook makes some significant changes to its real-name policy.
You’ve gone through the painstaking process of identifying bad links, either having them removed or disavowed, but there’s one step left to do.
Google is finally bringing some useful features from its Android app to iOS users.
YouTube has introduced a ‘Trending’ tab that will surface viral videos in real time.
Google announced its plans to roll out accelerated mobile pages in February 2016
Facebook has released a new set of tools designed for better communication with Pages
WordPress has released version 4.4 of its content management system
Google has doubled the amount of structured information that can be shown with text ads.
A prestigious night in search marketing concluded with a first class ceremony at the UK Search Awards.
WordPress.com has been rewritten from scratch in what is said to be the platform’s biggest update ever.
Google is now dealing with over 2 million piracy takedown requests every day.
Google is making it easier for people to discover and view content that lives exclusively within apps, without even having to have the apps installed...
Google+ has been reimagined a home on the web for communities and collections.
How to Be Successful on Mobile With PPC Bidding, Good Design: Insights From Jordan Koene and Jim Banks
Jim Banks and Jordan Koene present unique views on how to keep searchers satisfied.
Duane Forrester leaves Bing, joins Bruce Clay Inc. as VP of Organic Search
Google wants you to ask more complex questions, at least as far as its mobile app is concerned.
Google has introduced two new AdWords features designed to maximize sales during the holiday season.
Tumblr is the latest social network to get its own built-in instant messaging feature.
At Pubcon 2015 in Las Vegas, the SEJ team had the opportunity to speak with Jenny Halasz and Eric Enge about content effectiveness optimization.
Google’s Fetch and Render tool will now give you a more detailed breakdown of what’s being blocked.
Pinterest is introducing new visual search functionality.
Jordan Kasteler and Cynthia Johnson on driving traffic with content syndication and social media.
Facebook is rolling out a new post format called Music Stories.
Google has integrated the Google Map Maker into its app for iOS.
Chris Boggs on building a successful agency, and Erin Everhart on selling SEO to the C-suite.