By now you’ve no doubt heard the news that’s been shaking up the internet since late last week. But in case you just came back online after a week-long internet blackout, here’s what’s happening: on Thursday 11 th January, Facebook announced a major change to the way posts are ranked in News Feed. In order to promote more “meaningful” interaction with friends and family, Facebook said that it would “prioritize posts from friends and family over public content … including videos and other posts from publishers or businesses”.
Plain and simple, Google isn’t the be-all and end-all of search engines, but it’s often easy to feel like it – perhaps nowhere more so than within the search industry itself. And when you think of other noteworthy search engines besides Google , how many can you name? Bing ?
In the battle with Amazon, Google is betting on its Shopping services to attract merchants and customers alike. A raft of product announcements has arrived just in time for the holiday season, including new ad formats and AdWords reports
Pinterest has announced its long-awaited move into the self-serve paid search space, after a period of trial campaigns with select partners. With innovative visual search technology and an ambition to corner the ‘discovery’ phase of search, this could prove an enticing complement to AdWords for many brands
For some people the personalization of their news apps and other content feeds online is a manual, conscious decision. They want to be displayed certain topics due to their interests, which is completely understandable. Cut through the noise by making sure that you get given what you want.