Consumer

New Report Looks at Evolving Consumer Expectations From Brands on Social Media

In the latest ‘Social Index’ report, from the Sprout Social team, they looked at a variety of different key trends in social media marketing, as well as how businesses can truly utilize social media channels so they can maximize awareness and connection with their customers and clients. If you want to download the full report, …

New Report Looks at Evolving Consumer Expectations From Brands on Social Media Read More »

Gen Z and Millennial Social Consumer Habits (Infographic)

Over the last year, it seems that consumer behavior has changed quite a bit over the last year, all thanks to COVID-19. This is because the following pandemic keep people from going out like they used to. In turn, they turned to making more of their purchases online, boosting eCommerce sales. Even if when the …

Gen Z and Millennial Social Consumer Habits (Infographic) Read More »

What’s Next Now That The Third-Party Browser Tracking Cookie Is Dead?

For the last 25 years, marketers relied on third-party tracking cookies in order to track consumer behavior online. Practically all ad tech and martech platforms utilize cookies for targeting, retargeting, display advertising and behavioral marketing in general. But now, everything is changing. There is technology out there that blocks cookies, such as Apple’s Intelligent Tracking …

What’s Next Now That The Third-Party Browser Tracking Cookie Is Dead? Read More »

DuckDuckGo Broke 9 Billion Searches In 2018, And It’s Growing

The privacy-focused search engine, DuckDuckGo, posted on Twitter this week that in 2018, they surpassed 9 billion searches for the year.  To compare, the company did 4 billion searches in 2016.  It was reported that the were doing 30 million queries per day in October. DuckDuckGo also said it’s “on pace to shatter that record in 2019.” Based off their published traffic …

DuckDuckGo Broke 9 Billion Searches In 2018, And It’s Growing Read More »

Updated: The Big List Of Google Easter Eggs

The Search Engine Post has been updated to include new Easter eggs that Google has placed as part of its 20th anniversary celebration. Google is known for its lighter side, including things like whimsical logos, April fools’ gags and the like.  Chris Sherman has a huge list of “Easter eggs” that Google engineers have hidden for enterprising searchers who take the time to hunt them …

Updated: The Big List Of Google Easter Eggs Read More »

Bing App’s Camera Intelligent Search Can Solve Complex Math Problems In A Snap

An update of the Bing iOS search app has been released which includes a way to snap a picture of a math problem and get the answer within seconds.  A “Find in Page” button has also been added by Bing to help find words within a page and the customary bug fixes with all app updates. A …

Bing App’s Camera Intelligent Search Can Solve Complex Math Problems In A Snap Read More »

Google Home Now Communicates In Spanish

In an announcement by Google, Google Assistant on Google Home devices is now able to communicate with you in Spanish.  The devices were previously able to translate to and from Spanish, but now, users can do more advanced actions in Spanish.  Some examples includes asking it to play music, asking it to control smart devices around the …

Google Home Now Communicates In Spanish Read More »

Google Rolls Out Updates To Give Users Easier Access To Privacy Controls

A redesign of Google Account gives users a clearer access to their privacy control settings. On Thursday, the product manager of Google Account, Jan Mannermann, announced the updates on Google’s blog.  Currently, Android users will see this redesign immediately.  web users and iOS users will be able to have access to this interface later this year. …

Google Rolls Out Updates To Give Users Easier Access To Privacy Controls Read More »

Google Trends Gets Updated With New Features And Design Elements

There has been an update to Google Trend’s feature set and design, which provides a “simpler navigation and more ways to explore data and stories around one of the world’s biggest journalistic datasets,” says Google’s Gavri Smith. The new design’s purpose is to assist journalists in building stories around data they can find in this tool. The new …

Google Trends Gets Updated With New Features And Design Elements Read More »

Survey: Chasm Exists Between Brands And Consumers On Data Privacy

When dismissed a number of  years ago by a number of digerati, privacy has come back as an existential challenge for online publishers and digital marketers.  There are some recent privacy-related surveys from Forrester research that captured quite a large chasm between enterprise marketers and consumers on the subject. There are increasing concerns from consumers in the …

Survey: Chasm Exists Between Brands And Consumers On Data Privacy Read More »