Twitter launches its controversial ‘Hide Replies’ feature in the US and Japan

Twitter’s controversial “Hide Replies” feature, aimed at civilizing conversations on its platform, is launching today in the U.S. and Japan after earlier tests in Canada. The addition is one of the more radical changes to Twitter to date. It puts people back in control of a conversation they’ve started by giving them the ability to […]

Facebook launches Portal TV, a $149 video chat set-top box

Facebook wants to take over your television with a clip-on camera for video calling, AR gaming, and content co-watching. If you can get past the creepiness, the new Portal TV lets you hang out with friends on your home’s biggest screen. It’s a fresh product category that could give the social network a unique foothold […]

LinkedIn launches skills assessments, tests that let you beef up your credentials for job hunting

LinkedIn, the social networking service for the working world, is today taking the wraps off its latest effort to provide its users with better tools for presenting their professional selves, and to make the process of recruitment on the platform more effective. It will now offer a new feature called Skills Assessments: short, multiple-choice tests […]

BrightLocal launches ‘Local RankFlux’ Google local algorithm tracking tool

The tool is designed to help SEOs and businesses more easily track local algo changes. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Facebook Dating launches in the US, adds Instagram integration

Are Americans ready to trust Facebook with their dating life? Barely more than a month has passed since the U.S. Federal Trade Commission fined Facebook a record $ 5 billion over its privacy lapses, and imposed a modified corporate structure to hold the company more accountable for its decisions over user privacy. In the wake […]

YouTube launches a dedicated Fashion vertical

YouTube today is launching a new vertical called YouTube Fashion that aims to capitalize on the popular style and beauty content that attracts millions of viewers to its platform. According to Statista, beauty videos last year alone generated more than 169 billion views on YouTube, and more recently, some of fashion’s biggest names have set […]

Libra Association launches bug bounty program

The Libra Association has announced a bug bounty program with up to $ 10,000 in rewards for identifying security flaws in the blockchain’s testnet code.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook launches tool to test, preview Playable Ads

The Playable Ads Preview tool lets developers check an ad’s call-to-action implementation before uploading it to Facebook. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

LinkedIn launches Audience Engagement Insights with addition of 5 new marketing partners

Amobee, Annalect, Hootsuite, Ogilvy and Sprinklr now have integration capabilities with LinkedIn’s Audience Engagement API. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Product launches: Getting assets ready and knowing your target audience

The important work should go into understanding who you will target with your marketing message and make sure you have the right marketing assets. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing