Weekend Digital Media Round-Up: Google’s ‘Fundo’, Facebook’s Data Use Check-Up Tool, Bing’s New URL Examination Tool & more…

By Logicserve News Desk

  • September 11, 2020,
1. Google Unveils Fundo for Monetizing Video Events

Google announced a video event service called Fundo, that will help video creators and small businesses monetize events. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

2. Facebook Rolls Out Data Use Check-Up to Ensure Developers Adhere to Data Usage Guidelines

Facebook has announced that its Data Use Check-Up tool, which it began testing in April, will now be a required step for all developers using Facebook’s APIs. [Source: Social Media Today]

3. New Bing URL Inspection Tool

Bing has announced a new URL inspection tool. The tool provides actionable SEO information and feedback that is designed to help pages rank better. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

4. Google’s Phone App Comes to More Devices, And Can Now Tell You Why A Business Is Calling

Google has officially announced a new “Verified Calls” feature for its phone app, which is designed to give more information when a business is calling you. [Source: The Verge]

5. Facebook Announces New Limits on How Many Ads Pages Can Run Concurrently

Facebook has outlined exactly how its new regulations will apply, with four tiers of advertiser categories that will define how many ads each can run concurrently. [Source: Social Media Today]

6. Google’s New Measures to Protect Search Results from Vandalism

Google is investing in new efforts to ward off vandalism in search results and ensure information remains relevant and reliable. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

7. Bing Announces Enhanced Robots.txt Testing Tool

Bing announced an enhanced Robots.txt tester. This new feature aims to improve testing and diagnosing of the robots.txt file. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

8. Instagram Adds ‘Suggested Reels’ Display in Main Feed, Launches Monthly Reels Trend Insights

Instagram is working on a range of ways to boost its new ‘Reels’ option in order to capitalize on concerns around TikTok. [Source: Social Media Today]

9. Facebook Adds New Personalization Tools for Watch, Flags New Organic Video Performance Insights

Facebook outlined some new tools to help users discover more relevant Watch content, based on their interests. [Source: Social Media Today]

10. Snapchat Publishes New Research on Brand and Content Preferences Among Gen Z Consumers

Snapchat recently commissioned Kantar to conduct new research into the brand and content preferences of Gen Z, revealing some valuable marketing insights. [Source: Social Media Today]

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