Weekend Digital Media Round-Up: Google’s ‘About the result’ feature, Instagram’s ‘Recently Deleted’ Folder, Amazon’s Mobile GetLink & more…

By Logicserve News Desk

  • February 5, 2021,

1.Google Search launches about this result feature

Google announced it is rolling out a new feature that will communicate to searchers, before they click on the result, more information about that search result snippet they are looking at. [Source: Search Engine Land]

2. Instagram Adds ‘Recently Deleted’ Folder to Safeguard Against Mistaken Post Removal

Instagram is adding a new ‘Recently Deleted’ folder which will enable users to restore any feed posts that they’ve deleted for 30 days after the fact. [Source: Social Media Today]

3. New Amazon Mobile GetLink for Social Media Affiliate Sharing

Amazon announces Mobile GetLink, a solution for sharing affiliate links on social media and direct messaging. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

4. Google will suspend merchant sites that show higher prices at checkout

Google announced that, beginning on April 6, it will start enforcing its longstanding policy of requiring merchants to show the price of an item from their Google Merchant feed on their e-commerce page. [Source: Search Engine Land]

5. Facebook May Soon Enable Users to Share their Instagram Reels to Facebook Watch

Facebook began testing a new option which would enable Reels creators to also share their Reels clips into the Facebook News Feed and to Facebook Watch. [Source: Social Media Today]

6. Google Search Console Updates Discover Report With Chrome Data

Google is updating the Discover report in Search Console to include data from the Chrome mobile browser. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

7. Adobe is bringing the same desktop feature to its online service in the new update of Acrobat on the web, also enabled PDF text and image editing

Adobe adds new Acrobat tools to tackle PDF tasks in the browser. Users will now be able to edit text and images in PDF format. [Source: Digital Information World]

8. Google expands phrase match to include broad match modifier traffic

Changes are coming to Google’s phrase match and broad match modifier keyword match types, where Broad match modifier will be phased out as part of this change. [Source: Search Engine Land

9. Facebook Tests New Prompts to Encourage Users to Allow Data Tracking as IDFA Changes Loom

Facebook has shared an update in its approach to Apple’s coming IDFA changes, which are expected to have a significant impact on its data-tracking capability, and reduce the performance of its ad products. [Source: Social Media Today]

10. Google Updates Event Structured Data Requirements

Google changed the requirements for the Event Structured Data. Now publishers who charge for events need to update the structured data. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

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