31st

May 2016

US ADULTS PREFER REDDIT OVER FACEBOOK AS A NEWS CONSUMPTION SOURCE, REVEALS A PEW SURVEY

By Milind Mody   |   31st May 2016  |   Comments Off

According to latest survey by Pew Research Center, more than half of US adults get their regular dose of news updates from social media networks. Going by the survey, which was carried out on 4,654 members of Pew’s American Trends Panel, it was observed that 70% of Redditors get news updates from microblogging sites. Over […]

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27th

May 2016

Reddit Replaces Imgur with One of its Own Image Uploading Solution

By Milind Mody   |   27th May 2016  |   Comments Off

Reddit is parting ways with Imgur – the microblogging site’s image uploading tool, and instead introducing its own image uploading solution for the platform. Initially, Reddit was making the new image uploading tool available only to select communities/sub-redditors. “Today, we are partnering with mods to launch native image hosting in beta to 16 default communities […]

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26th

May 2016

TWITTER ABRUPTLY CALLS OFF IT’S “BUY NOW” SERVICE, REVEALS BUZZFEED REPORT

By Milind Mody   |   26th May 2016  |   Comments Off

Twitter recently put brakes on its two-year-old eCommerce plan. The company is reportedly disbanding the team managing the “Buy Now” Button project. According to media reports, the company disclosed its e-commerce plans in September 2014 by rolling out the “Buy Now” button on its timeline. This button enabled users to complete the purchase of a […]

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24th

May 2016

GOOGLE HANGOUT MAY CONTINUE TO EXIST EVEN AFTER ‘ALLO’ ARRIVES

By Milind Mody   |   24th May 2016  |   Comments Off

At the I/O developer conference held earlier this week, Google revealed that it’s currently working on a voice-based messaging app assistant called Allo. Many thought that with the arrival of Allo, Google may bid adieu to Google Hangout, one of its other existing instant messaging app. But the company further clarified that Hangout will continue […]

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23rd

May 2016

GROWING BING SEARCHES HARDLY AFFECT GOOGLE’S SEARCH MARKET DOMINANCE

By Milind Mody   |   23rd May 2016  |   Comments Off

If comScore’s last month’s search market report is anything to go by then the search market leader, Google has clearly been outperformed by the ever increasing Bing searches. On one hand, the second-ranked Bing searches grew by 0.2%, while on the other hand the number one ranked Google searches dipped by of 0.2%. The last […]

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20th

May 2016

GOOGLE UPDATES SEARCH ANALYTICS REPORTS TO HELP BUSINESSES TRACK THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR AMP ENABLED PAGES

By Milind Mody   |   20th May 2016  |   Comments Off

There’s great news in store for businesses who have not only got themselves a mobile friendly site but also upgraded their smartphone users’ experience with lightning fast Google AMP technology. After powering their websites’ pages with AMP technology, a lot businesses must be wondering how their AMP enabled pages are faring in the searches. Well, […]

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19th

May 2016

GOOGLE’S ROLLING OUT A NEW VERSION OF MOBILE-FRIENDLY TESTING TOOL

By Milind Mody   |   19th May 2016  |   Comments Off

After testing it out, Google’s officially announced the launch of new version of mobile-friendly tool on Google’s central webmaster blog post. Recently, it was reported in some media circles that Google’s working on a new mobile-friendly tool that allows businesses to check the mobile-friendliness of their sites. The new version of the mobile-friendly tool comes […]

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17th

May 2016

GOOGLE WILL NOW DISPLAY AD UNITS IN ITS IMAGE SERPS

By Milind Mody   |   17th May 2016  |   Comments Off

Google is reportedly introducing ads for the first time ever in it’s image SERP ecosystem. The search giant is launching its shopping ads on images in mobile. So the next time you do a Google image search for a particular product, you’ll start seeing a line of sponsored items next to the product on display. […]

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