Twitter shuttering NY, SF offices in response to new CDC guidelines

Just two weeks after reopening its New York and San Francisco offices, social media giant Twitter said Wednesday that it will be closing those offices “immediately.” The decision came “after…

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Snapchat adds My Places feature to Snap Map, recommending spots to visit

As more people are venturing out into the world this summer (safely, we hope!), Snapchat wants to make it easier for people to find restaurants, stores, parks and other interesting…

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YouTube to pilot test shopping from livestreams with select creators

YouTube will begin pilot testing a new feature that will allow viewers to shop for products directly from livestream videos. The feature will initially launch with just a handful of…

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Trump’s new lawsuits against social media companies are going nowhere fast

Trump’s spicy trio of lawsuits against the social media platforms that he believes wrongfully banned him have succeeded in showering the former president with a flurry of media attention, but…

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How Google’s Search Engine Really Works (A Peek Under The Hood)

Google’s search engine is technically complex. There are hundreds (maybe even thousands) of different factors taken into account so that the search engine can figure out what should go where. It’s…

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Crawled - Currently Not Indexed: A Sign Of A Google Quality Issue?

Crawled – Currently Not Indexed: A Sign Of A Google Quality Issue?

Are pages that are found in the Google Search Console coverage report, under “excluded” and labeled as “Crawled – currently not indexed” a sign that there are quality issues with…

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How to Deal with the June Google Core Update

On June 2nd Google released a core update. And in July there will be another one. During the first few days, most of us marketers and SEOs saw little to…

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Twitter restricts accounts in India to comply with government legal request

Twitter disclosed on Monday that it blocked four accounts in India to comply with a new legal request from the Indian government. The American social network disclosed on Lumen Database,…

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Facebook’s use of ad data triggers antitrust probes in UK and EU

Facebook is facing a fresh pair of antitrust probes in Europe. The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and the EU’s Competition Commission both announced formal investigations into the social…

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Florida’s ban on bans will test First Amendment rights of social media companies

Florida governor Ron DeSantis has signed into law a restriction on social media companies’ ability to ban candidates for state offices and news outlets, and in doing so offered a…

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