Twitter removes verified checkmarks from several white supremacists’ profiles

 A few hours after announcing a review of its verification program, Twitter began revoking the verified status of some accounts. White supremacists Richard Spencer and Jason Kessler are among the users who no longer have a blue checkmark displayed on their profiles. Read More Social – TechCrunch

30 Unforgettable Landing Page Examples To Steal, Learn & Profit From

The landing page is probably one of the most important pages on your website. A slight change in your conversion rate could mean a world of difference between dying from panic or sipping a mojito at the beach. Yet… designing a high-converting landing page is tough. There are so many elements to get right: the […]

Essential Phone can now stream live to Facebook from the 360 camera add-on

 The Essential Phone just got a camera software update that will allow owners of the device to broadcast live, 360-degree video right from the native camera app, provided they have the Essential 360 Camera, too. The update requires no extra software, and live streaming becomes available as soon as you snap the 360 camera onto […]

Skyscanner acquires London’s Twizoo, a platform that scrapes user reviews from Twitter

Travel search giant Skyscanner has acquired Twizoo, a U.K.-based platform that identifies user-generated content on Twitter for companies to use in promotional campaigns on their websites. The deal is Skyscanner’s sixth known acquisition and its first since being acquired for $ 1.7 billion last year by Ctrip, one of China’s biggest online travel companies. Skyscanner was founded […]

SLIDESHOW: Photos from the 2017 Search Engine Land Awards Gala

Last week’s awards gala not only celebrated the winners in each category, but also was an evening of celebration for all finalists in attendance. An epic view of the Empire State Building, amazing entertainment by 45 Riots and fabulous fare made it an evening to remember in NYC. All thanks in… Please visit Search Engine […]

Reddit CEO talks taking site from ‘dystopian Craigslist’ to ‘the most human place on the internet’

 Reddit CEO Steve Huffman took to the site for his “quarterly inquisition,” an AMA where he fielded questions from users and moderators. The discussion today focused on empowering mods to do what they need to do, which should have a knock-on effect in creating functional communities. But he also addressed some politically sensitive issues, from […]

Facebook, Google, and Twitter could have shielded U.S. from Russian targeting

GUEST: Representatives from Facebook, Twitter, and Google are set to face hostile questions from Congress about how Russia used their platforms to influence U.S. politics. The problem of unfriendly foreign powers spreading propaganda is not new. It has happened for centuries. What is new, however, is the reach of the Internet and modern social networks and the speed with […]

4 Spooky Marketing Lessons from Classic Halloween Monsters

Halloween is objectively the best holiday of the fall-winter season. You don’t have to go broke buying people gifts. You don’t have to cook an enormous meal (then pass out after gorging on turkey). The only obligations for Halloween are to play dress up and eat candy! Not to mention I’m somewhat partial to the […]

AdWords Changes, Keyword Madness & Other Spooky Stories from October

As witches descend from their mountainous caves in search of lost hikers to sacrifice to their eldritch gods and the restless dead rise from their dusty crypts hungering for the warmth of human flesh, it’s time to look back at the spookiest and most popular posts from the WordStream blog from October.   And my, […]

Mobile-first updates from SMX East

What does the mobile-first index mean for you? Contributor Eric Enge summarizes a panel from SMX East with tips for how to prep your mobile site and content. The post Mobile-first updates from SMX East appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & […]