Weekend Digital Media Round-Up: Google’s Property Promotion Ads, Facebook’s New Tool to Fight Violations, Microsoft’s Advertising Automation & more…

By Logicserve News Desk

  • March 26, 2021,

1.Google announces global launch of property promotion ads for hotels

Google’s property promotion ads are now available globally for hotels looking to capture demand for users who are searching but don’t know what hotel they’d like to book. [Source: Search Engine Land]

2. Facebook Adds New Tools to Enable Content Creators and IP Holders to Detect and Report Violations

Facebook is providing content creators and IP holders with new tools to detect and claim rights over copyrighted content violations. [Source: Social Media Today]

3. Microsoft Advertising introduces more automation via ad suggestions with auto-apply

Beginning this month, Microsoft Advertising users may see ad suggestions with auto-apply on their Recommendations page. [Source: Search Engine Land]

4. Google Supports New Schema Markup For Education Sites

Google is adding support for a new type of schema markup with the introduction of rich results for education sites. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

5. Facebook Tests New ‘Green Screen’ Creation Option for Facebook Stories

Facebook is now testing a new ‘Green screen’ option within the Facebook Stories creative tools, which will enable users to overlay their video over a selected video or still image. [Source: Social Media Today]

6. Google Search Console users experience crawl stats report data issue

Between March 10th and March 23rd there was a data issue with the crawl stats report, no Google Search performance issues were associated with this data bug. [Source: Search Engine Land]

7. YouTube experiments with automated lists of products detected in videos

Google is testing a new feature that automatically detects products in videos and displays them, and related products, to viewers as a list. [Source: MarTech Today]

8. Snapchat is developing its own take on TikTok Duets with a new ‘Remix’ feature

Snapchat is spotted working on a TikTok Duets-like feature called “Remix,” designed for replying to Snaps. [Source: TechCrunch]

9. Microsoft proposes method to automatically submit URLs from WordPress to search engines

Microsoft wants to build into the core of WordPress the ability to automatically push new and updated URLs to Bing and other search engines. [Source: Search Engine Land]

10. Instagram Will Let Users Draft Stories to Save For Later

Instagram confirms it will soon let users save drafts of stories the same way they can create drafts of regular posts. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

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