How to Better Moderate Your YouTube Comments

Need help moderating your YouTube comments? Wondering if YouTube’s new moderation features can save you time? YouTube has made it easier to weed out irrelevant, inappropriate, or offensive comments so you can spend time engaging with the people who matter most. In this article, you’ll discover how to use YouTube’s comment moderation tools. #1: Add…

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2016 Social Media Highlights (Infographic)

2017 is well underway, but social media advertising agency Adaptly wants to keep the industry’s 2016 accomplishments fresh in people’s minds. Adaptly shared the infographic below, featuring highlights of the year (2016) in social media. Readers: What was the most important moment for social media in 2016?   Image on homepage courtesy of Shutterstock. Source: Inside Facebook…

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How to Create a Facebook Messenger Chatbot

Does your business want to do more with Facebook Messenger? Interested in using a chatbot for customer service and marketing? Facebook Messenger chatbots can help your followers get answers to frequently asked questions and more. In this article, you’ll discover how to set up a Facebook Messenger chatbot for your business. Why a Chatbot for…

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SEO Has a Younger Sibling: It’s On-Site Search, and It Deserves Attention

Posted by JP_Sherman On-site search, also known as internal search, is a critical yet undervalued and underrepresented tactic in the search industry. In 2014,eConsultancy released a report that showed that 15% of companies dedicate resources to optimizing the on-site search experience, 42% fold on-site search into other online measurement responsibilities, and 42% of companies ignore…

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Google Hangouts API gets hung out to dry

 Draw with your face? Conference call ping pong? Not any more. Google today quietly revealed that it will shut down the Hangouts API, preventing new apps from being built and shutting off existing apps on April 25th. There was no blog post about this, just an updated FAQ and email notification to developers active on…

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How Google Works – The Animated Infographic

So how does Google work? Have you always wanted to know? Well, you’re in luck, Google decided to disclose their “secret sauce” on April 1, 2002, by announcing “Pigeon Rank.” “PigeonRank’s success relies primarily on the superior trainability of the domestic pigeon (Columba livia) and its unique capacity to recognize objects regardless of spatial orientation.…

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How Instagram Users Shop for Tech Products

With CES 2017 firing on all cylinders, Instagram did some research on how its users discover, learn about and buy tech products. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network said in an Instagram for Business blog post that 66 percent of respondents to its survey indicated interest in shopping via their smartphones—1.7 times higher than the general U.S.…

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These simple badges are helping social media users talk about mental illness

People living with mental illness and other invisible conditions are fighting stigma head-on, thanks to a new social media campaign. A collection of simple online badges, created by 28-year-old mental health advocate Kat Selwyn Layton from North Carolina, features declarative statements about mental health on colorful backgrounds. Called #EndTheStigma, the campaign lets users post the…

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