Weekend Digital Media Round-Up: Google’s Partnership with GoDaddy, Facebook’s Expansion of its Payment Tool, Twitter’s Removal of Fleets & more…

By Logicserve News Desk

  • July 16, 2021,

1.Google Teams Up with GoDaddy

Google announced that they were teaming up with GoDaddy to help site owners get their products in front of more viewers. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

2. Facebook’s Making Facebook Pay Available as a Payment Option on Third-Party Websites

Facebook is looking to broaden its payment reach by making Facebook Pay available as a check-out option on third-party websites. [Source: Social Media Today]

3. Twitter Ends Fleets 9 Months After Launch

Twitter is giving up on Fleets nine months after rolling it out to everyone, saying the feature didn’t accomplish what the company hoped it would. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

4. Google Ads optimized targeting gradually rolling out

Google Ads is gradually launching a new “Signal” label under the Demographics tab for optimised targeting. [Source: Search Engine Land]

5. Google Search Console Adds Link to AMP Page Experience Guide

Google Search Console will now direct site owners to the AMP Page Experience Guide when debugging AMP errors. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

6. YouTube Rolls Out Subs-Only Chat, Live Polls, Plus Clips to Channels w/ over 1K Subscribers

YouTube has launched new tools for channels with over 1,000 subscribers. This includes subscriber-only chat, viewer polls for all channels, and the Clips feature. [Source: 9to5Google]

7. Google Launches Free Tools for Travel Marketers

Google is launching free tools designed to help travel marketers make more informed decisions based on search data for destinations and hotels. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

8. YouTube Adds Automatic Segmentation for Clips, Launches Dark Mode for YouTube Studio

YouTube is making automatic video chapters available for all uploaded clips, while it’s also launching a new dark mode for YouTube Studio on desktop. [Source: Social Media Today]

9. Facebook Groups Can Designate Subject Matter Experts

Facebook Group admins can now designate helpful members as subject matter experts. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

10. Reddit Looks to Improve Content Discovery with Algorithm-Defined ‘Best’ Listing

Reddit is adding a Facebook-like feed algorithm to its ‘Best’ sorting option, which will take into account more personal engagement signals to decide what to show in your list. [Source: Social Media Today]

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