Weekend Digital Media Round-Up: Twitter Enhances Search Results for Cashtags, 8 Graphic Design Trends for 2023, Facebook Adds Another Way to Facilitate Reels Creation & More…

By LS Digital News Desk

  • December 23, 2022,

1.Twitter Enhances Search Results For Cashtags

Twitter is upgrading the user experience for cashtags, showing pricing graphs when users click on the symbol of a major stock, ETF, or cryptocurrency. [Source: Search Engine Journal]

2. 8 Graphic Design Trends that Will Dominate 2023

The team from Venngage have put together a new overview of the top 8 emerging visual design trends that will become more prominent in the next year. [Source: Digital Information World]

3. Facebook Adds Another Way to Facilitate Reels Creation in the App

Meta’s adding yet another way to get users to share Reels on Facebook – even if they don’t have their own video content to upload to the app. [Source: Social Media Today]

4.  GA4 now lets you recreate Universal Analytics audiences, and personalize the Home page

GA4, everyone’s favorite new Google Google Analytics product, will now let you use the Migrator for Google Analytics Google Sheets add-on tool to recreate many of your Universal Analytics properties into a GA4 property. [Source: Search Engine Land]

5. Twitter Adds New Qualification Process for Community Notes to Improve Note Value

Twitter’s adding a new way to improve the accuracy and value of its Community Notes, via a new qualifier that will require Community Notes contributors to ‘unlock’ the ability to write Notes by first rating other Notes submitted in the app. [Source: Social Media Today]

6. Google search retires Web Light, Google’s method to serve faster, lighter pages to people

Google has retired Web Light, Google’s mechanism to serve pages and content faster, using a more lightweight version of that page, to those with slower internet connections. [Source: Search Engine Land]

7. Twitter Provides New Ad Placement Controls to Reassure Ad Partners

With Elon Musk potentially on the outs as Chief Twit, Twitter could soon see a new approach, which could once again change the direction of the app. [Source: Social Media Today]

8. The Rise Of AI-Powered Chatbots Causes Google’s Management To Issue Code Red

Chatbots driven by AI-powered technology are proving to take over the tech world by storm and it was Google who was recently seen issuing a code red as the release of ChatGPT took center stage. [Source: Digital Information World]

9. Google Tests Text Search for Segments in YouTube Clips

Google’s looking to expand its search capacity within videos, with a new test to search by keyword for sections of video clips. [Source: Social Media Today]

10. Meta makes virtual reality headset Quest 2’s GPU more powerful by 7%

Meta announced that it is giving developers 7 per cent more graphics processing unit (GPU) compute power to work with on Meta Quest 2 devices, for better application performance on the virtual reality (VR) headsets. [Source: Business Standard]

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