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  • Breaking News: Google Shopping will be Free in the UK and Beyond

    In April 2020, as a response to a panicking retail market, Google announced that Google Shopping would open free listings for U.S. merchants. From their President of Commerce, Bill Ready’s update “It’s now free to sell on Google” captured the new move from the search giant after stores shuttered nationwide.   After this large shift by Google to restructure […]

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  • Social Media Updates September 2020

    What happened on social media in September 2020?   Big changes have been made to some of our favourite social platforms this month, including Facebook expanding the rights to detect images that have been copyrighted across its channels, Instagram evolving its Reels function and LinkedIn’s new makeover. Read on for all the updates regarding the social channels this month.   Facebook Updates September 2020  In September, Facebook took the plunge to expand its Rights Manager tool, which will now automatically […]

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  • Google Search Terms Report Now Includes 34% Less Data

    On September 2nd, PPC marketers were met with an unforeseen memo in Google Ads: This tiny notice was all that was provided by Google to inform users of a major change in their reporting. PPC advertisers across the board had no prior knowledge of the change, meaning all of a sudden their insights into their […]

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  • Social Media Updates August 2020

    What happened on social media in August 2020?  This month, Twitter and Facebook have begun rolling out updates and changes to their platforms ahead of the upcoming US presidential election.  Alongside this, Chinese owned video-sharing app TikTok is also caught up in a legal storm against Trump, thanks to his attempt to ban the app in […]

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  • Social Media Updates July 2020

    What happened on social media in July 2020?  This month has been another busy one for the social platforms, particularly for Twitter. With its enormous security breach going down in history, the platform has been in the limelight heavily this month, and not for positive reasons. Read on for a closer look into social media updates for July 2020.  Facebook Updates July 2020  Facebook Rolls Out Face […]

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  • How Social Media Platforms Evolved During COVID-19

    During 2020, we analysed how the social media platforms evolved during COVID-19 and what they have been doing to adapt to pandemic circumstances.

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  • Social Media Updates June 2020

    What happened on social media in June 2020? This month there have been a lot of new updates across the social channels. Facebook launched WhatsApp Pay in Brazil, Instagram made changes to its platform after the eruption of #BlackoutTuesday, which dominated social media on June the 2nd, and TikTok finally launched their business platform specifically […]

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  • Social Media Updates May 2020

    What happened on social media in May 2020?  We’re into our third month of the Coronavirus pandemic, and more than ever, we’re seeing the main social channels adapt to the new way of life that we, as individuals, have had to as well. With channels launching messenger chatrooms and adapting the way we use them in line with current circumstances, we investigate how social media has changed this month.   Facebook Updates May 2020   With […]

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  • Social Media Updates April 2020

    What happened on social media in April 2020? Another month into lockdown, and the world of Social Media is evolving more than ever. This month, we see all the social channels adapting to the current circumstances with ways to encourage people to #StayHomeSaveLives. Facebook Messenger has a new WHO ‘Health Alert’ Bot to Provide COVID-19 […]

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