Digital Marketing News: Millennial Pops’ Pinterest Passion, Facebook’s Housecleaning, Closing Klout, & Google’s Latest

Facebook has disabled almost 1.3 billion fake accounts over the past six months Facebook has stopped nearly 1.3 billion fake user accounts over the last six months, one of numerous statistics the company has revealed for the first time in a preliminary report announced this week. Recode Pinterest proves popular with dads, pointing to shifting […]

SearchCap: Google News updated, standout tag gone & e-commerce SEO

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

The new and AI-improved Google News now available for iPhone and iPad

Google News redesign in more than 120 countries on the web, Android and iOS. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Digital Marketing News: Facebook Teases Ad-Free Subscriptions, Google Tests SERP Questions, & Online Ad Spend Jumps

Facebook Weighs Ad-Free Subscription Option Facebook is considering an ad-free paid subscription option for users, and has recently conducted market research on how such an plan would go over at the company, which brought in the vast majority of last year’s revenue of $ 41 billion from ad sales. Bloomberg Instagram quietly launches payments for […]

Facebook’s new ‘high-quality’ News Feed looks a lot like its old, low-quality News Feed

The new News Feed is here, but you’d be forgiven for not having noticed.  To hear Mark Zuckerberg tell it, the last several months have brought significant changes to the way Facebook ranks content on its News Feed. The CEO announced in January that his company would soon start prioritizing “high quality” and local news […]

Facebook will soon bring 3D photos to the news feed

Facebook made a small but interesting announcement at the end of its F8 keynote today: You’ll soon be able to post 3D photos to your news feed. For now, we know very little about this feature — or even how you’ll capture these photos — but chances are you’ll see them pop up in your […]

Digital Marketing News: Video Ad Spend Up, Snap’s Unskippable Ads, & Instagram’s Latest

Digital video ad spend keeps rising, with social media (i.e., Facebook) set to see most growth Social media and digital video advertising spending will see the biggest gains over the next year, according to new IAB study data from $ 1M+ buyers, with two-thirds planning to move traditional video budgets to digital video. Marketing Land […]

Apple paid to show BuzzFeed News videos before Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube

Apple’s evolution of the Apple News service now involves directly paying publishers for editorial content, in order to secure exclusive access before social media and other outlets, Digiday reports today. The media publication says that Apple paid BuzzFeed News a fee for the first airing rights to documentary episodes, and cut the site…Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook shrinks fake news after warnings backfire

Tell someone not to do something and sometimes they just want to do it more. That’s what happened when Facebook put red flags on debunked fake news. Users who wanted to believe the false stories had their fevers ignited and they actually shared the hoaxes more. That led Facebook to ditch the incendiary red flags in […]

Digital Marketing News: 3.3B Global Social Users, Facebook’s Loyalty Prediction AI, & More

Report: Social media use is increasing despite privacy fears 3.3 billion people worldwide use social media, an increase of some 100 million over the first three months of 2018, according to new report data from Hootsuite and We Are Social, despite a spate of recent privacy fears surrounding Facebook and other social companies. The Next […]