The search engine results page recently saw the return of Google Posts, the part-social, part-publishing feature that was launched by Google a little over a year ago during the US Presidential Election . Billed as “an experimental new podium on Google”, Google Posts has attracted a lot of attention from marketers, search specialists and Google enthusiasts thanks to its prominent place on the SERP – appearing in the form of an eye-catching carousel of cards – and its mysterious deployment. Over the year since it was first released, it has appeared in and disappeared from search results a number of times with no apparent pattern or explanation
WordPress announced version 4.4 (Clifford) this week and introduced a new feature that will enable administrative users to emped their posts on other WordPress sites. WordPress users will now be able to drop in a post URL into the editor and see an instant embed preview that includes title, excerpt and a featured image if one has been set…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Unmetric is helping social media marketers predict the impact of their posts. The social media intelligence platform has launched a new tool called Predict, which allows marketers to input details about a planned piece of social content to see an estimate of the engagement the post will receive
As brands place more and more importance on utilizing social media, they must first understand how the most successful brands generate consumer engagement with their posts. Simply Measured, a social analytics platform, has released the findings of its Q3 2014 Facebook Study that measured brand activity on the popular social network using…
The holiday season is a time to spread good cheer, and one of the best places for brands to show their spirit is on social networks. In fact, many brands have been leveraging hashtags to amplify their posts and gain extra visibility around the Web.
For the first time, Facebook is letting users edit their posts after the fact, a feature that many people have wanted badly for years. The change has already come to the web and Android in an update; an iOS version is hoped to follow soon.
Facebook is testing a feature to see if users will pay a couple bucks to have their posts more prominently featured on the social network. The paid user posts would be placed atop news feeds and be marked as “Highlighted.”