16th

Jun 2016

GOOGLE LAUNCHES SPRINGBOARD SEARCH TOOL TO HELP USERS SEARCH ACROSS ITS SUITE OF APPS

By Milind Mody   |   16th Jun 2016  |   Comments Off

Google recently introduced a new search tool on the platform known as Springboard. This tool is designed to conduct searches across Google’s collection of apps that includes Google Docs, Gmail, Google Drive, Google Calendar, Google Photos, etc. Besides being a search assistant, Springboard also proactively provides pretty handy, actionable information and suggestions. No such examples […]

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13th

Jun 2016

AMP ENABLED ADS OFFER BETTER VISIBILITY & HIGHER CTRS, REVEALS AN ONLINE STUDY

By Milind Mody   |   13th Jun 2016  |   Comments Off

Google introduced AMP technology to content publishers promising that they would not only be able to sell and distribute their own ads on AMP enabled pages, but also keep the revenue generated from those ads. When it comes to loading speed, AMP enabled pages are miles ahead of the non-AMP enabled pages, but it remains […]

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9th

Jun 2016

USING HREFLANG DOESN’T HELP YOUR SEARCH RANKINGS, REVEALS GOOGLE’S JOHN MUELLER

By Milind Mody   |   9th Jun 2016  |   Comments Off

Businesses with multiple online presence tend to use hreflang as a markup on their websites to cater to users in their native language. This way businesses communicate to Google to show only the localized version of their website content in SERPs. For instance, if a business caters to both Spanish and French consumers then it […]

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8th

Jun 2016

MOVING TO A KEYWORD-TLD WON’T BOOST YOUR SEARCH RANKINGS, REVEALS GOOGLE

By Milind Mody   |   8th Jun 2016  |   Comments Off

The latest buzz doing rounds in the SEO industry is that moving to Keyword-TLDs (top-level domains) can boost your search rankings. This means, if you’re planning to shift your existing domain name from say .com to .Live , .News, .Attorney or any other industry specific domain then it will lift your search rankings. According to […]

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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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