Weekend Digital Media Round-Up: Google’s Deals Listing, Snapchat’s 3D Bitmoji, YouTube’s New Features in Live Stream & more…

By Logicserve News Desk

  • July 23, 2021,

1.Google Launches Free Deals Listings in Search Results

Google is rolling out a new way for ecommerce stores to list deals in search results, which is currently free for all merchants. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

2. Snapchat Launches New 3D Bitmoji, Another Step in its Digital Fashion Push

Snapchat is introducing new 3D Bitmoji avatars, adding another dimension to the popular virtual character depictions available within the app. [Source: Social Media Today]

3. YouTube Rolls Out 3 Updates For Live Streams

YouTube announces three new features that will make livestreams a more interactive experience for creators and viewers. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

4. Google removes standalone Maximize conversions and Maximize conversion value strategies

Google announced advertisers will no longer see the standalone Maximize conversions and Maximize conversion value bid strategies for search campaigns. [Source: Search Engine Land]

5. Instagram Rolls Out Language Translation Options Within Instagram Stories

Instagram has added another way to improve accessibility, with the global expansion of language translation within Instagram Stories. [Source: Social Media Today]

6. Google Adds New Search Result Explainers, Which Outline Why You’re Seeing Each Result

Google has added a new element to its ‘About This Result’ panels in search results, which will provide more context about each result that you’re seeing. [Source: Social Media Today]

7. Google will pass permanent signals with a redirect after a year

Google to pass any signals from the origin URL to the destination URL from the time Google found the redirect, to the time Google noticed the redirect was removed. [Source: Search Engine Land]

8. YouTube Expands Super Chat Creator Payment Option Beyond Live-Streams with ‘Super Thanks’

YouTube is making the next small advance with its creator monetization tools with the addition of ‘Super Thanks’. [Source: Social Media Today ]

9. Google Launches New Way to Optimize Videos For Search

Google is rolling out a new way for site owners to optimize videos that are published on their own website. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

10. Google Search Console performance report adds Math Solvers as search appearance filter

Google added the Math Solvers rich results option as a filter in the Google Search Console performance report search appearance options. [Source: Search Engine Land]

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