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Safari tightens grip on third-party interactions
Advertisers say the change creates a lot of blind spots and a lot of unnecessary headaches.
Report: Google sharing Chrome iOS search revenue with Apple
UK's Competition and Markets Authority is concerned about this previously undisclosed revenue sharing arrangement between Apple and Google.
Apple Business Connect: Your guide to getting started
With Business Connect, you can now customize the way your business information appears across Apple apps. Learn how to get started.
Apple Maps relaunches Apple Business Connect
Initially launched about a decade ago, now Apple is adding numerous features for businesses, including messaging.
PPC 2022 in review: Performance Max, Apple Search, chaos at Twitter, and more
If you thought it was going to be a dull year, you were wrong. Here’s a look at the most significant changes and most important PPC updates that happened in 2022.
Webinar: Your winning CTV advertising strategy in 2023
Learn how your business can reach your target audience with connected TV.
Apple could be building an ad network for live TV
The deal is part of an agreement to stream Major League Soccer games next year.
Four new Apple Search Ad placement options
The four different placements are available to advertisers in the Search Ads dashboard.
New Apple ad spots are coming by the end of the year
App developers were notified of the new inventory plans and encouraged to purchase ads, ahead of the actual release date.
Apple Search Ads can now be edited in bulk
If you don’t have the time or capacity to use the Apple Search Ads Campaign Management API, the bulk editor may be the solution.
Apple is expanding ads on iPhone and iPad
When Apple stopped third-party app tracking, they weren't doing it to protect users' privacy. They had something bigger in mind.
Apple’s ad business may reach $6 billion by 2025
Early projections by analysts put the tech giant "in a good place to take advantage of the booming mobile advertising market."
How to use Google Business Messages to talk to your customers
Google's Business Messages is one of the best ways to connect with your customers and future customers.
LinkedIn launches podcast network aimed at professional audiences
If LinkedIn enables more brands to join, it may help B2B brands with podcasts, like agencies, get closer to their target audience than they might on other podcast platforms.
Facebook is still underreporting iOS web conversions, but not as much as before
The social media company estimates that it is now underreporting conversions by 8% — down from 15% in September 2021.
Google’s Privacy Sandbox, including the Topics API, is coming to Android
Google is soliciting feedback for its initial design proposals and is expecting to launch in beta by the end of the year.
How Google uses artificial intelligence In Google Search
From RankBrain, Neural Matching, BERT and MUM - here is how Google uses AI for understanding language for query, content and ranking purposes.
4 things to beware of with Google’s Performance Max automated campaigns
Google’s made it easier than ever to run PPC ads. But beware of these pitfalls.
How to win with PPC in a dataless world
There's less data available for PPC marketers, but that doesn't mean it's less actionable. At SMX Next, Sam Tomlinson shows how marketers can make the most of the data they have.
Twitter launches Site Visit Optimization goal and Aggregated Measurement for campaigns aimed at driving site traffic
Site Visit Optimization may offer more efficiency, while Aggregated Measurement could improve attribution.
CMOs, put these 4 trends at the top of your agenda for success this year
The trends shaping business and marketing in 2022—and that leaders must prioritize to succeed in the era of hybrid work
What happened when we turned off AMP
We went into this experiment knowing there was some risk, but haven't seen anything to make us reconsider the move.
DuckDuckGo passes 100 billion searches
DuckDuckGo, the privacy focused search engine, keeps growing steadily.
Big data gives way to more flexibility
More data is only half the battle as marketers recognize the importance of usability at scale.
Why server logs matter for SEO
Server log analysis can provide unparalleled insights into crawl prioritization, enabling SEO teams to finetune their crawl budget management for better rankings.
Apple Maps: What a maps web snapshot can do for your online content
Apple lets you create a static map image from a URL with chosen parameters and characteristics.
Google algorithm updates 2021 in review: Core updates, product reviews, page experience and beyond
Google had a busy year of search algorithm updates in 2021, but some might question the timing of many of those updates during an already super stressful year.
Demographic audiences double the reach of narrow interest audiences, Facebook says
However, both strategies perform similarly when reach is comparable.
Why consumer privacy is Google’s ace in the hole
Google's ad business changes mean that advertisers should prepare and tap into their first-party data to stay ahead.
November 22: The latest jobs in search marketing
On the hunt for something new? Check out who's hiring in search marketing this week.
Google goes 1-1 in Europe: EU upholds $2.8B fine; UK dismisses lawsuit over alleged iPhone tracking
The rulings carry implications for other platforms currently under investigation, as well as class action-style lawsuits against big tech, respectively.
How much to spend on SEO: Budget strategies that fit your business
Knowing how much to spend on SEO can be tricky — especially if you’ve been thinking of organic traffic as ‘free.’
Meta or meh? Facebook’s new rebrand; Friday’s daily brief
Plus, the secret to managing people is less management and more peopling
Instagram opens Stories link sticker to all users
If your business has a following on Instagram, make sure to incorporate it as part of your social strategy this holiday shopping season.
Core Web Vitals: SEOs look back and shrug; Thursday’s daily brief
Plus, retailers will lose half of sales on backordered items unless they compensate with experience, according to Forrester.
YouTube ads are the breakout star of Google’s Q3 earnings report
While shoppers are returning to physical stores, the company’s also seeing 'strong growth in local shopping queries' at the same time.
Google allegedly creates ad monopoly with Facebook to favor its own exchange according to new, unredacted details from Project Jedi
There is potential that publishers and advertisers have been overpaying and missing out on placements due to Google’s alleged collusion with Facebook to essentially rig the ad market.
Google throttled non-AMP page speeds, created format to hamper header bidding, antitrust complaint claims
Recently unredacted sections of the complaint paint a damning picture of Google's motivations that, if true, could erode any trust it has left with publishers.
New retail integrations from Microsoft and Google in time for the holidays; Friday’s daily brief
Plus, Facebook updates measurement and reporting products
Facebook Ads announces new performance, reporting and measurement products in light of iOS privacy changes
These new improvements on the Facebook Ad side are an attempt to fill that reporting and measurement gap while still maintaining user privacy.