Weekend Digital Media News Roundup: Google Assistant Coming to TV, Social Media Trends 2017, Bing Search Updates and more…

By Logicserve News Desk

  • January 6, 2017,
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Logicserve Digital brings to you a curated round-up of important digital marketing updates this week. For further queries, you can write to us at: newsbulletin@logicserve.com

  1. Google Assistant Coming Soon to Android TV

With Siri being thoroughly integrated into the latest Apple TV units, it was only a matter of time before Google Assistant made its way to Android TV.  (Source:  Search Engine Journal)

  1. Bing gets in shape with search updates for exercise & healthy recipe-related queries

Bing has added new search updates aimed at helping its health-conscious users. Now, when you search for “workouts” or “exercises,” Bing will deliver carousel-styled search results with images that link to a wide variety of exercise options. (Source: Search Engine Land)

  1. Social Media Trends For 2017

Since the New Year has just kicked off, it is high time for marketers to take cues from the previous year to understand what has worked perfectly for them in 2016 so that they can implement those lessons in the present year. (Source: Logicserve Digital)

  1. Google Intrusive Interstitials Mobile Penalty Only To Impact Search Result To Page

The Google mobile interstitial ad penalty is just around the corner now. What constitutes a mobile interstitial that would trigger the penalty is something Google has been answering for months now. (Source: SEO Round Table)

  1. The state of direct response video on Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sees “a world that is video-first, with video at the heart of all of our apps and services.” The results of this vision are easy to conceptualize on Facebook, just by the sheer amount of video content users share and interact with. (Source: Marketing Land)

  1. Local SEO Tips for 2017

The New Year has kicked off and it is time for digital marketers to start off on the right foot by rolling out their digital marketing strategies. In today’s post, we will provide you with simple yet effective local SEO tips so that your business can dominate search rankings in 2017 and beyond. (Source: Logicserve Digital)

  1. New Chrome Extension Highlights Development of Facebook’s Automated Image Recognition Tools

Facebook’s been making significant advances with their image recognition AI for some time, with their automated image identification tools becoming so advanced that in April last year they released a new automatic alt text tool which generates descriptions of photos posted to the platform to assist vision impaired users. (Source: Social Media Today)

  1. Twitter ‘accidentally’ killed usernames in replies, and users weren’t happy

Back in December, Twitter “accidentally” made an experimental feature available to everyone on its iOS app, and the reaction from users was hostile — to say the least. That hasn’t stopped the firm from rolling out the feature to Android users, however. (Source: Digital Trends)

  1. World’s Biggest Tech Company is Changing Its Focus From AI to Globalization

Mark Zuckerberg today revealed his annual personal challenge in a Facebook Post. The Facebook CEO challenges himself every year to learn new things and grow outside of my work. (Source: Entrepreneur)

  1. YouTube Labs pairs brands & agencies with creators to produce platform-relevant content

In an attempt to help brands and their agencies create more relevant video content, YouTube has launched an experimental program called YouTube Labs that pairs advertisers with YouTube creators. (Source: Marketing Land)

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