Google’s March 2019 core quality update: Stories of recovery

Here’s an early look at a nutrition, small e-commerce and larger informational site after the March update. Each made changes based on clues from Google’s Quality Raters’ Guidelines; all saw gains in traffic after the update. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, […]

It’s way too easy to accidentally reply to Instagram Stories

I used to love Instagram Stories. After long days at work, mindlessly tapping through Stories on the train home became my go-to way to unwind. They’re entertaining, carefully crafted, and the perfect way to stay up-to-date with acquaintances, friends, and celebrities. But just as I was about to crown Instagram Stories my favorite social media […]

Facebook plans new products as Instagram Stories hits 500M users/day

Roughly half of Instagram’s users 1 billion users now use Instagram Stories every day. That 500 million daily user count is up from 400 million in June 2018. 2 million advertisers are now buying Stories ads across Facebook’s properties. CEO Mark Zuckerberg called Stories the last big game-changing feature from Facebook, but after concentrating on […]

Snapchat considers changing how long Stories stay up

Snapchat, known for allowing users to post photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours, is considering extending the shelf life of public Stories.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Netflix now lets you share a favorite title directly to Instagram Stories

Having reached critical mass, Netflix shows are now influencing culture — whether that’s prompting everyone to “tidy up” or causing chaos with “Bird Box”-inspired challenges. For good or bad, what happens on Netflix is talked about, memed and shared across the social media landscape. Today, Netflix is launching a new feature aimed at better inserting […]

Two Key Marketing Opportunities Amid Stories of Fake Traffic and Fraudulent Metrics

“What you know you can’t explain, but you feel it. You’ve felt it your entire life, that there’s something wrong with the world. You don’t know what it is, but it’s there, like a splinter in your mind, driving you mad.” — Morpheus, The Matrix ~~~~~ “How much of the internet is fake?” pondered the […]

Facebook adds the option to share events to Stories, message friends ‘interested’ in going

Facebook wants to make it easier for users share events and coordinate with friends before the event’s start. The company this morning said it will test a new feature that lets users share those events they’re interested in attending to their Story, then make plans to meet up with friends who also plan to attend. […]

Stories are the long-term solution to Facebook’s short-term problems

The migration from the News Feed to Stories is as disruptive for Facebook (and brands) as was the original introduction of the News Feed itself.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Social media 2018 put the spotlight on data, video, Stories

A wrap up of this year’s social media advertising highlights. The post Social media 2018 put the spotlight on data, video, Stories appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

The 9 Biggest Online Advertising Stories of 2018

It’s that time of year again! Ugly sweaters abound. The eggnog is flowin’. That cousin you marginally know who lives in the woods and calls himself Wild Mike wants to talk about his hemi F-250. What are you going to do? Slip off into the other room, curl up by fire, and reflect on the […]