Weekend Digital Media Round-up: Google’s new feature to track image traffic, Facebook’s paid partnership tags, LinkedIn’s video captions and more..

By Logicserve News Desk

  • July 20, 2018,

  1. Google Adds New Way to Track Google Images Traffic in Analytics

Google has announced a new update for referral traffic from Google Images, which will help website managers better track their visitor sources. [Source: Social Media Today]

  1. Facebook Makes it Possible to Tag Paid Partnerships on Posts

After launching an info label to tag political posts, it has now expanded the scope of this facility beyond politics. It now does the same for promotional content that appears on pages of well-known agencies and firms or influencer pages. [Source: Logicserve Digital]

  1. AMP Stories in Google Search Can Now Be Monetized

AMP stories have been upgraded to version 1.0, which includes new features such as monetization capabilities. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

  1. LinkedIn Adds Video Captions and New Content Sharing Tools

LinkedIn has added some new options to improve content creation and sharing on the platform. LinkedIn has added a new option to upload captions for your videos on the platform. It’s also adding the ability to share LinkedIn posts by highlighting a relevant pull quote for your own update. [Source: Social Media Today]

  1. Google My Business Sends Notifications When New Listings Go Live

Google My Business has started sending notifications when new listings go live on the web. A representative from Google announced this update, while stating users will only receive these notifications if their business accounts are fewer than 100 listings. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

  1. Instagram’s Adding ‘Reactions’ Style Quick-Response Emojis to Instagram Stories

Instagram is testing a new, Facebook Reactions style emoji response option for Instagram Stories, which would give Stories viewers another way to engage with posts. [Source: Social Media Today]

  1. Plan Events and Projects Better with New Collaboration Tools on Pinterest

Pinterest, the visual discovery social media platform, has been rolling out a slew of changes to its user interface for quite some time now. One more exciting addition is the new collaboration tools. The facility allows users to have conversations with other members of the platform’s group board with the help of the new group activity feed. [Source: Logicserve Digital]

  1. Google My Business Agency Dashboard Can Now Sync With AdWords

Google announced that in Google My Business, you are “now able to sync locations in Adwords.” This was a feature that worked in the Google My Business dashboard but did not work in the new agency dashboard. [Source: Search Engine Roundtable]

  1. New features in the Facebook Ads Manager app make building ads on mobile easier

Facebook just gave advertisers more creative tools for building ads right from their phones via the Ads Manager app. When creating an ad on a mobile device, brands can now include text overlays, stickers, logos or color filters. [Source: MARTECH TODAY]

  1. Google Assistant gets more helpful

Google Assistant, the app that answers questions and helps you get things done, has been enhanced with an eye toward automatically putting your daily tasks front and center on your phone. [Source: Search Engine Land]

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