Weekend Digital Media Round-Up: Google’s Announcement Around Third-Party Cookies, YouTube’s Shorts Tool, Snapchat’s ‘Sounds Creator Fund’ & More…

By Logicserve News Desk

  • July 29, 2022,

1.Google Gives Third-Party Cookies Another Year

Google is delaying the deprecation of third-party cookies in Chrome by another year, with plans to start phasing them out in 2024. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

2. YouTube’s New Tool Lets Creators Turn Their Videos Into Shorts

YouTube is rolling out a new creator tool that turns existing YouTube videos into Shorts in a matter of moments. [Source: TechCrunch]

3. Snapchat Launches New ‘Sounds Creator Fund’ to Encourage Unsigned Musicians to Share Their Music

Snapchat is looking to provide more support to an expanded scope of creators via a new ‘Sounds Creator Fund.’ [Source: Social Media Today]

4. Google July 2022 Product Review Algorithm Update Rolling Out Now

Google confirms the July 2022 product review update, the fourth in a series of updates targeting low-quality reviews, is now rolling out. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

5. YouTube Launches New ‘Creator Safety Center’ to Help Creators Manage Unwanted Attention

YouTube launches a new Creator Safety Center platform, which includes key links, tips, advice, and notes on various related elements. [Source: Social Media Today]

6. Google Analytics 4 Now Reports On Performance Max & Smart Shopping

Google Analytics is updating reports for GA4 properties with a segment of data counting traffic from Performance Max and Smart Shopping campaigns. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

7. Meta Launches Music Revenue Sharing Program, Enabling Creators to Add Licensed Music to their Content

Meta introduces a new Music Revenue Sharing program, which will enable creators to add licensed music into their content. [Source: Social Media Today]

8. Google Search Quality Rater Guidelines Update

Google has made a variety of significant updates to its Search Quality Rater Guidelines. [Source: Search Engine Land]

9. More Indian Languages To Be Included In Meta’s Fact-Checking Program

Meta has announced that it is adding four new languages to its fact-checking program in India. [Source: Gadgets Now]

10. Google Announces New Play Store Policies Around Intrusive Ads, Impersonation And More

Google announced new Play Store policies for developers that aim to address issues with intrusive ads, alarms, VPNs, and impersonation of brands and other apps. [Source: TechCrunch]

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