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  • Is Google Removing Organic Spot for Pages with Featured Snippet?

    Is Google Removing Organic Spot for Pages with Featured Snippet?

    As you may have noticed, more and more featured snippets have been starting to appear at the top of search results. SEO's have been calling this ranking zero, as it appears at the top of the listing, ahead of the first organic spot. If your web page was lucky enough [...]

  • 50% of Page-1 Google Search Results are HTTPS

    50% of Page-1 Google Search Results are HTTPS

    Dr. Pete Meyers, the Marketing Scientist of Moz, just published a blog on showing that the number of Google page-1 results that are HTTPS have crossed the 50% mark - meaning that of all the domains on page-1 of a Google SERP, 50% of them are secure websites. Dr. Pete [...]

  • New Study Reveals 9-15% of Accounts on Twitter are Bots

    New Study Reveals 9-15% of Accounts on Twitter are Bots

    A recent study conducted by the University of Southern California estimated that between 9% and 15% of the active accounts on Twitter are run by robots and not humans. According to Twitter's own website, they have 313 million active users on Twitter - which puts the number of possible bots [...]

  • More Ads Coming to Facebook’s Instant Articles

    More Ads Coming to Facebook’s Instant Articles

    Starting next week, publishers can place ads up to every 250 words in an article - previously 350 - according to a Facebook Media Blog post. Publishers will have the ability to either manually place ads or opt for automatically placement of their ads every 250, 350, or 500 words. [...]

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2102, 2017

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2102, 2017

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1702, 2017

Yelp Launches New Questions & Answers Feature

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1602, 2017

Facebook to Let Businesses Post Job Listings

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1402, 2017

Twitter Rolls Out Update, But Then Changes Mind Two Hours Later

Twitter rolled out a new update to its platform on Monday but then reversed the [...]

1302, 2017

You Can Now Keep & Share Lists Within Google Maps

You can now create lists of places, share your lists and follow the lists of [...]