Weekend Digital Media Round-Up: Google’s ‘Shops’ Section, Instagram’s New Feeds, Twitter’s Spaces Insights & more…

By Logicserve News Desk

  • January 7, 2022,

1.Google Launches ‘Shops’ Section In Mobile Search Results

Google has launched a “Shops” section in the mobile search results, that will show up to ten retailers based on their organic search rankings. [Source: Search Engine Land]

2. Instagram To Show More Content From People You Don’t Follow

Instagram is adding two new feeds to the app and updating the existing home feed with more content from accounts you don’t already follow. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

3. Twitter Adds Spaces Replay Stats for Recorded Broadcasts

Twitter’s added some additional context to its Spaces insights, with new data on total replays for recorded Spaces now viewable by hosts. [Source: Social Media Today]

4. Google Planning Apple-Like Integration Between Its Products To Compete

Google has announced a handful of ways it plans to increase its focus on rivalling Apple’s ecosystem integration. [Source: 9 to 5 Mac]

5. Google Ads Error Tells Advertisers Exact Match Keywords Are Saving As Broad Match

Search marketers entering exact match keywords may see an alert stating, “Broad match keywords are on. Keywords will be saved as broad match.” [Source: Search Engine Land]

6. Facebook Adds New Features to Creator Studio, Including Stories Highlights and Timeline View for Posts

Facebook’s added some new elements to Creator Studio, including a Stories preview option for video uploads, and a new way to preview how your posted content looks in-stream. [Source: Social Media Today]

7. Google Fixes User And Permissions Issue With Search Console

Google Search Console’s full user permissions no longer show as delegated owners for some – this is now resolved. [Source: Search Engine Land]

8. Clubhouse Adds New Way to Share Rooms, Additional Analytics and Access Options

Clubhouse has added a new way to improve Room discovery, with a new re-share option that will enable users to highlight interesting sessions that they’re into other users. [Source: Social Media Today]

9. Microsoft Releases IndexNow Plugin For WordPress

Microsoft Bing has released a plugin for WordPress to let you easily integrate the IndexNow protocol on your WordPress site. [Source: Search Engine Land]

10. Meta Will Remove Targeting Options For Sensitive Topics on January 19

Meta will remove certain targeting options relating to sensitive topics on January 19, 2022. [Source: Search Engine Land]

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