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9 09, 2023

Google Completes Rollout Of August 2023 Core Update

2023-09-11T10:00:07+10:00September 9th, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - Find out what next steps website owners should take now the Google Search August 2023 core update is complete. Google has fully rolled out its August 2023 Core Update, affecting search rankings across multiple sectors. In addition to a core update in March, Google released two review updates in February and April earlier this year. [...]

2 09, 2023

Threads Tests Keyword Search In Australia & New Zealand

2023-09-04T10:00:12+10:00September 2nd, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - Instagram, the popular photo-sharing platform, has taken another step in augmenting its services ecosystem by adding keyword search to the Threads app. Adam Mosseri, the CEO of Instagram, announced that the company is testing the new functionality in Australia and New Zealand, with plans to expand to more countries soon. Screenshot from Threads, September 2023 [...]

12 08, 2023

Instagram Unveils Carousel Music, Collabs, And Add Yours Sticker

2023-08-14T10:00:09+10:00August 12th, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - Instagram announced music for carousel posts, collabs, and a sticker that invites followers to submit user-generated content. The series of new features provides users with enhanced ways to create, work together with other creators, and encourage interaction with followers. Screenshots from Instagram, August 2023 Add Music To Photo Carousels Building on the launch of music [...]

10 07, 2023

97 Million Users Try Meta’s Twitter Alternative

2023-07-10T03:05:08+10:00July 10th, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - Threads, an Instagram app for text-based messaging, launched this week and has seen a meteoric rise in number of signups within the first 48 hours. How Many Users Are On The Threads App? According to the number badges appearing on Instagram profiles, denoting when someone joined Threads, there are now over 97 million accounts on [...]

2 07, 2023

20 Resources For Google Analytics 4

2023-07-03T10:00:08+10:00July 2nd, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - Did you forget to complete your properties’ Google Analytics 4 (GA4) setup before the Universal Analytics (UA) deprecation on July 1? Today, we begin shutting down Universal Analytics as we welcome you to Google Analytics 4. This will not happen overnight, so some Universal Analytics properties may continue to process data. However, all properties have [...]

18 06, 2023

NTIA Receives Over 1,450 Comments On AI Accountability

2023-06-19T10:00:09+10:00June 18th, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), a United States Department of Commerce division, called for public commentary on strategies to encourage accountability in trustworthy artificial intelligence (AI) systems. The objective was to solicit stakeholder feedback to formulate suggestions for a forthcoming report on AI guarantee and accountability frameworks. These suggestions might have guided future [...]

4 06, 2023

A Timeline Of Generative AI Chatbots

2023-06-04T18:45:59+10:00June 4th, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - At the end of 2022, OpenAI introduced the world to ChatGPT. Since its launch, ChatGPT hasn’t shown significant signs of slowing down in developing new features or maintaining worldwide user interest. Screenshot from Similarweb Pro, June 2023 Continue reading the history of ChatGPT with a timeline of developments, from OpenAI’s earliest papers on generative models [...]

27 05, 2023

12 AI Overviews From SGE

2023-05-27T11:37:00+10:00May 27th, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - Google began rolling out the new Google Search Generative Experience (SGE) to people on the Search Labs waitlist. SGE adds generative AI capabilities to Google Search results. Here’s a look inside the SGE on desktop and mobile and how SGE results compare to typical Google SERP features. How To Get Access To Google SGE Via [...]

13 05, 2023

ChatGPT Plugins And Web Browsing Beta Rollout For Plus Users

2023-05-15T10:00:06+10:00May 13th, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - OpenAI announced the latest version of ChatGPT, including the beta rollout of web browsing and a staggering 70 plugins for ChatGPT Plus users. This release propels the artificial intelligence platform to new heights, transforming the tasks users can accomplish with ChatGPT. From entertainment and shopping to job searches and weather forecasts, these experimental features are [...]

6 04, 2023

Exploring Italy’s ChatGPT Ban And Its Potential Impact

2023-04-06T22:00:08+10:00April 6th, 2023|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - Imagine logging in to your most valuable business tool when you arrive at work, only to be greeted by this: “ChatGPT disabled for users in Italy Dear ChatGPT customer, We regret to inform you that we have disabled ChatGPT for users in Italy at the request of the Italian Garante.” Screenshot from OpenAI, April 2023 [...]

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