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Ad Fraud Allegations Continue To Besiege Newsweek Media Group

The fallout of ad fraud continues for Newsweek Media Group as ad tech vendors are saying that they have stopped selling NMG inventory through their exchanges and networks. Last week, SpotX and AppNexus told The Wall Street Journal that they have ended their relationships to sell ads on NMG properties. According to DoubleVerify, a third-party measurement and authentication [...]

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Google Confirms Core Search Ranking Algorithm Update

Its been confirmed by Google that they ran a "broad core algorithm update" last week that impacted the appearance and rankings of some websites in the search results. It was posted on Twitter by Google that it doe these types of updates "several times per year" and that there isn't anything a site can do specifically to [...]

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Chat Rate Is The New CTR For AdWords Message Extensions

Back in October of 2016, Google rolled out its click-to-message AdWords extension, which was similar to call extensions.  With Message extensions, users were able to message a business directly from the ad. Now, Google has announced formal reporting for messaging.  It will become available in the next few weeks in the US, UK, France, Canada, Australia and Brazil.  [...]

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Twitter’s Jack Dorsey Says The Platform’s Intention Is To Open Verification To Everyone

In a 45 minute livestream on March 8, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey addressed a number of safety-abuse and misinformation issues currently plaguing the site.  Three others joined him - David Gasca, head of product health; Vijaya Gadde, head of legal, policy and trust and safety; and Del Harvey, head of trust and safety.  Together, the four spend most of the [...]

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Google Tests Rounded Mobile Search Design Without Full Google Logo

Google is reportedly testing a new mobile search interface, according to Android Police.  With this new interface, there is a more rounded design which completely omits the full Google logo at the top of the search results page.  Rather than the full logo, the G icon appears in the rounded search bar, with the menu directly [...]

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Quora’s Ad Pixel Now Supports Multi-Event Conversion Tracking

This week, Quora has released some updates to its ads platform.  In an announcement by the question-and-the-answer social platform on Wednesday, there mentioned the release of multi-event conversion tracking, view-through attribution and an update to its reporting interface. Let's check out the new features. For multi-event conversion tracking, by using Quora's tracking pixel, advertisers are able to [...]

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What’s The Real Strategy Behind Amazon’s Acquisition Of Ring?

Earlier this week, an Amazon venture fund ponied up money for smart thermostat maker Ecobee. The e-commerce giant announced that their second biggest purchase after Whole Foods is the acquisition of Ring, a video doorbell/smart home vendor. In December, Amazon bought out home security vendor Blink. What’s going on here? [Read the full article on MarTech Today.] Source - Barry Levine

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Google Tests Showing Answers Under ‘People Also Ask’ Feature

A new feature is being tested by Google within the "people also ask" search results box. Rather than showing additional questions people could be asking around a query you entered into the search results, Google is now testing displaying a snippet of the answer directly below the question. Sergey Alakov noticed it and posted some images of [...]

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