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Oct
20
Social & Digital Coffee Break: Google tools, social media stats and free money

Social & Digital Coffee Break: Google tools, social media stats and free money

A round up of news you can use in your social media and digital publishing work. Just don't click on the last link, unless you want to despair of men.
4 min read
Oct
02
Facebook launches new Groups tools, and Google spends lobbying money on journalism

Facebook launches new Groups tools, and Google spends lobbying money on journalism

Facebook does a good thing, and Google does something that merely looks nice. This is platform economy life.
5 min read
Jul
29
Why Google's Core Web Vitals update is going to hit medium-sized publishers hard

Why Google's Core Web Vitals update is going to hit medium-sized publishers hard

3 min read
Jun
30
The next wave of indie media, the Twitch ban hammer and Google's wallet

The next wave of indie media, the Twitch ban hammer and Google's wallet

6 min read
Apr
02
Engaged Reading Digest: Google fights misinformation with $$$$

Engaged Reading Digest: Google fights misinformation with $$$$

Google fights back against Covid-19 misinformation, YouTube prepares its TikTok clone and the click frauders gear up…
4 min read
Mar
18
Coronavirus: the social media moderation problem explained

Coronavirus: the social media moderation problem explained

As the social platforms empty their offices of staff, content moderation is taking a serious hit. Here's why.
3 min read
Jan
14
SEO Update #4: Search 2020

SEO Update #4: Search 2020

4 min read
Nov
25
SEO Update #2: structured data, more on BERT and (gasp) the algorithm changes…

SEO Update #2: structured data, more on BERT and (gasp) the algorithm changes…

3 min read
Nov
12
Taking Google (and Facebook)'s money ethically

Taking Google (and Facebook)'s money ethically

Can you use funding from the tech giants to build products that are sustainable without them?
1 min read
Sep
13
New Google update aims to prioritise original reporting over rapid writethroughs

New Google update aims to prioritise original reporting over rapid writethroughs

Big news from Google: it's tweaked its algorithms to prioritise original reporting - and to display it for longer.
4 min read