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18 01, 2021

100 Million Searches Per Day

2021-01-18T11:27:10+11:00January 18th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

DuckDuckGo celebrates a milestone as it reaches 100 million searches in a single day.DuckDuckGo’s public traffic data indicates the record was hit this past Monday, January 11.Including Monday’s milestone number, DuckDuckGo is on track to hit around 90 million daily average searches for the month of January.For comparison, DuckDuckGo averaged around 52 million daily average searches in January 2020. That’s [...]

18 01, 2021

Google May Expand Roll Out of Web Stories if More Sites Use Them

2021-01-18T06:22:12+11:00January 18th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Google’s John Mueller says Web Stories may be rolled out to search results in additional countries if more sites start publishing them.Mueller states in the Google Search Central live stream from January 15 that this applies to all search features.A site owners writes in asking Mueller if there’s any information about Web Stories coming to search results in other countries.Web [...]

16 01, 2021

Google Reportedly Blocking Australian News From Search

2021-01-16T13:42:10+11:00January 16th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Google is removing some Australian news sites from search results in a move which follows a government order to pay publishers for their content.The Sydney Morning Herald, which is one of the affected news sites, reports Google has admitted to removing content as part of an “experiment.”A Google spokesperson tells The Herald:“We’re currently running a few experiments that will each [...]

16 01, 2021

LinkedIn Launches 6 Free Advertising Courses

2021-01-16T06:00:07+11:00January 16th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

LinkedIn Marketing Labs is a new on-demand learning center where marketers can access free resources about how to advertise on LinkedIn.It’s launching with 6 courses curated by in-house experts who have studied LinkedIn advertising best practices across a variety of industries.Course material ranges from basic to intermediate and are all laid out in a step-by-step learning path.This is a prime [...]

16 01, 2021

TikTok Beats Facebook in Time Spent Per User

2021-01-16T04:49:22+11:00January 16th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

For the first time users are spending more time on TikTok than Facebook as per data from a new report on app usage.App Annie reports that time spent on TikTok is up 325% year-over-year, which means it’s now beating Facebook in terms of hours spent per user per month.Average time spent is up for nearly every app in every market, [...]

15 01, 2021

Add Links to LinkedIn Stories With New Swipe-Up Feature

2021-01-15T15:20:32+11:00January 15th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

LinkedIn Stories are gaining the ability to link out to other websites via the familiar swipe-up feature.LinkedIn’s new swipe-up feature works in a similar way to what you may be accustomed to on Instagram Stories.Available to LinkedIn Pages, and members who meet eligibility criteria, the new stories feature allows them to link out to a URL of their choice.This creates [...]

15 01, 2021

Top 15 In-Demand Jobs in 2021

2021-01-15T05:23:06+11:00January 15th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

LinkedIn data revels the top 15 in-demand jobs in 2021 and the most important skills needed for each position.A new report highlights the fastest-growing job areas over the past year, which are ranked based on a combination of demand and number of jobs available.In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, LinkedIn is shifting the focus of its annual emerging jobs report [...]

14 01, 2021

YouTube Analytics Adds ‘First 24 Hours’ Metric

2021-01-14T09:39:34+11:00January 14th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

YouTube is adding a new metric that allows creators to analyze the performance of a video within the first 24 hours after publishing.Aside from the public view count, data from a video’s first 24 hours was previously never available to creators.Now it can be accessed in the video analytics section of the YouTube creator studio. To retrieve this data, select [...]

13 01, 2021

59% of US Adults Do Not Trust News on Social Media

2021-01-13T16:04:59+11:00January 13th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

A study on social media as a news source finds 59% of US adults believe the information shared on social platforms is inaccurate.Pew Research Center surveyed over 9,000 Americans about their use of social media as it relates to keeping up with current events.About half of US adults (53%) say they get news from social media either “often” or “sometimes.” [...]

13 01, 2021

YouTube Launches New Hashtag Search Results Pages

2021-01-13T08:39:15+11:00January 13th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

YouTube is launching a new type of search results page that appears when users look for videos by hashtag.YouTube first introduced the ability to search by hashtag in 2018, but it never worked perfectly. Previously a hashtag search would include content using the hashtag and other related content that didn’t contain the hashtag.Now, when searching for a specific hashtag on [...]

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