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Publishers Turn To Ads, Search Following Facebook’s News Feed Change

It looks like there will be plenty of media companies that will be quite affected by Facebook's recent News Feed algorithm change, which is expected to throttle the traffic the social network sends to publishers' sites.  The CEO of Topix, one of those media companies, Chris Tolles, should be freaking out right about now.  In December [...]

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Facebook Local Is The Social Network’s Stab At Yelp, Foursquare

Facebook's Events app hasn't become the Google competitor it was primed to become.  Because of this, the social network has decided to relaunch it and redirect its aim at local search platforms, such as Yelp and Foursquare. Last week, Facebook debuted Facebook Local, which is a refurbished version of the Events app that aims to help people [...]

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Pinterest Opens Search Ads To Self-Serve Advertisers, Adds ‘Autotargeting’ Option

After Pinterest rolled out search ads eight months ago, the company has decided to make the ad placement available to advertisers buying ads through its self-serve ad-buying tool, Pinterest Ads Manager, the company announced this week.  It is also introducing an option fro brands to target their search ads beyond the traditional set of keywords. [Read the full [...]

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Social Media Automation: Oxymoron Or Godsend?

Because there are thousands of updates that are constantly happening on social media, users have put a premium on original content that is timely and relevant to their interests.  Those brands who want to engage with consumers on social have the chance of getting lost in the noise, or even being eliminating by ever-changing user preferences and [...]

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Pinterest’s Updated Browser Extension Turns Off-Pinterest Images Into Search Queries

When Pinterest teased how it will bring its visual search engine to the real world back on February 8th, the social network and search engine extended its ability to turn images into search queries across the wider web. Pinterest started updating its browser extensions on Tuesday so that people can click on an image on any web page and be shown related [...]

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Pinterest’s Lens App Turns Your Phone’s Camera Into A Search Bar

It looks like Pinterest is bringing search to the real world.  On Wednesday, the company introduced Lens, which is a mobile app that uses the phone's camera to recognize physical objects and bring them up on Pinterest.  There are other features that have been announced by the compnay that now extend search beyond the query bar [...]

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Tweet Google An Emoji & It Will Reply With Local Search Results

It looks like Google has fully embraced the emoji - at least on Twitter.  If somebody tweets an emoji to @Google, that person will receive a reply that includes a quick quip, a GIF and a link to local search results corresponding to the emoji. In a report on Mashable, it's said that Google's Twitter handle will [...]

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Jelly Makes Another Run At Q&A-Style “Social Search” With Relaunch

The Q&A app, Jelly has relaunched with a with a pledge to bring “humanity” back to search.  Jelly originally launched in 2014, meeting with just a limited adoption.  But now, a few years later, has been reworked and refreshed, and reintroduced to a wide audience. Basically, the idea behind Jelly is the idea that people can do a [...]

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