#SMTLive Wrapped: Your Favorite Twitter Chats from 2019

Once again, another year has flown by and it’s hard to believe that we’re only a few weeks away from the holidays. As I sit here and plan our last…

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25 Things You Didn’t Know About Baidu

In the United States, we have Google. In China, they have Baidu. If you’re wondering, “what does this have to do with me?” I get it. What does China’s biggest…

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The Basics of Business Intelligence [Infographic]

Take large amounts of data. Refine it. Analyze it. Then make decisions based off the resulting information. That, in a nutshell, is business intelligence, or BI. BI is not a…

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Google Ads’ Optimization Score Now Includes Display Campaigns via @MattGSouthern

Google is expanding the Google Ads optimization score to include display campaigns, which means it’s now available for search, sopping, and display. Optimization score ranges from 0% to 100%, with…

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Instagram finally launches 13+ age checkups

Instagram is done playing dumb about users’ ages. After nine years, Instagram is finally embracing more responsibility to protect underage kids from the problems with social media. It will now…

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8 Common Reasons Your Google Ads Are Being Disapproved

Ad disapprovals within Google Ads are frustrating and becoming more frequent. Google is not only tightening up on its existing policies, Google is also rolling out new policies which affect…

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Apple Publishes Listing of Most Popular Apps for 2019

“Let me guess,” I hear you say. “TikTok tops the list?” Actually, it doesn’t, but it’s right up there. Apple has this week released its listings of the most downloaded apps…

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Shutterstock Publishes 2020 Color Trends Report [Infographic]

If anyone can provide insight into essential visual content trends, it’s Shutterstock. One of the most utilized stock image libraries in the world, Shutterstock now hosts close to 300 million…

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Google Co-Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Resign

The founders of Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin today announced that they were stepping down from their roles as CEO and President of Alphabet, the company structure that Google…

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Instagram still doesn’t age-check kids. That must change.

Instagram dodges child safety laws. By not asking users their age upon signup, it can feign ignorance about how old they are. That way, it can’t be held liable for…

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