Snap had its best quarter in four years

If you’ve started using Snapchat more regularly this year, you’re not alone. At yesterday’s Q2 earnings call, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel announced that the platform grew both revenue and daily…

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VOCHI raises additional $2.4 million for its computer vision-powered video editing app

VOCHI, a Belarus-based startup behind a clever computer vision-based video editing app used by online creators, has raised an additional $2.4 million in a “late-seed” round that follows the company’s…

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Democratic bill would suspend Section 230 protections when social networks boost anti-vax conspiracies

Two Democratic senators introduced a bill Thursday that would strip away the liability shield that social media platforms hold dear when those companies boost anti-vaccine conspiracies and other kinds of…

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Akamai Outage Pulls Major Sites Offline Globally via @sejournal, @martinibuster

An outage at Akamai turned the lights off at the websites of many of the world’s biggest and most important sites Thursday morning, rendering them completely unreachable. There were no…

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Clubhouse is now out of beta and open to everyone

One year later, Clubhouse is finally out of beta. The company announced Wednesday that it would end its waitlist and invite system, opening up to everybody. Now, anybody can follow…

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WordPress 5.8 Released With Nearly 300 New Features & Fixes

WordPress 5.8 Released With Nearly 300 New Features & Fixes

WordPress 5.8 is rolling out right now and is available to all publishers. The new release is named after the innovative jazz musician, Art Tatum. It’s a fitting name for…

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Twitter tests a TweetDeck revamp it hopes to make a subscription product

Twitter announced today it will begin testing a new set of features for TweetDeck, the company’s often-ignored social media dashboard aimed at Twitter’s power users, which Twitter may soon turn…

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Why GoogleBot Doesn’t Crawl Enough Pages on Some Sites via @sejournal, @martinibuster

In a Google SEO Office Hours hangout Google’s John Mueller was asked why Google did not crawl enough web pages. The person asking the question explained that Google was crawling…

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Bing Clarity Rage Clicks Report Helps Improve UX via @sejournal, @martinibuster

The Bing blog published an article about about how to improve the user experience by analyzing rage click events. Rage click problems can alert you to problems on a web…

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Mueller Asked About Lag in Google Search Console Indexing Report via @sejournal, @martinibuster

Google’s John Mueller answered a question in a Google Office Hours Hangout about a Search Console but where URLs were listed as excluded but when the URL is examined the…

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