Imgur’s favorite folders turn 250M meme lords into curators

 Either you’re one of 250 million monthly Imgurians, or you probably have no idea what Imgur is. But those who are part of the addictive image-sharing community know there’s been one feature at the top of the request lists forever: favorite folders. Today, Imgur fulfills the wishes of the masses with the official launch of […]

Slack expands into Japanese, its fifth language

Slack has announced that its popular team collaboration software is now localized for the Japanese market. The news comes just a few months after the San Francisco-based company expanded beyond English and into Spanish, French, and German, while it also revealed at the time that Japanese would be next up. Users can manually change their […]

How Google Gives Us insight into Searcher Intent Through the Results – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by randfish When Google isn’t quite sure what a searcher means just by their search query, the results (appropriately) cater to multiple possible meanings. Those SERPs, if we examine them carefully, are full of useful information. In this episode of Whiteboard Friday, Rand offers some real-world examples of what we can glean just by […]

Royal Caribbean plans to turn cruise ships into high-tech vacation spots

Royal Caribbean Cruises is turning its fleet of 37 cruise ships into high-tech playgrounds where technology is designed to help you enjoy your vacation. The company is showing off its concepts for the future at an event in New York on Wednesday evening. It’s all part of the evolution of technology, from smartphones to smart […]

Twitter’s $99 monthly subscription ad program launches into public beta

 Twitter unveiled in its Q3 earnings report that it had been testing a new, self-serve advertising subscription aimed at small businesses. That service, known as Twitter Promote Mode, is officially launching today with the goal of letting small businesses and personal brands more easily run ad campaigns on Twitter’s platform by automating them, for the […]

Turning data into real ROI with customer data platforms (VB Live)

VB LIVE: Increasingly, companies have turned to customer data platforms (CDPs) to help them run more relevant marketing campaigns using the large volume of customer data at their fingertips. Learn why software company Atlassian made the leap and how that decision transformed their marketing in this VB Live event! Don’t miss out! Access on demand for […]

Facebook tests splitting News Feed into two

(Reuters) — Facebook Inc said on Monday it was testing the idea of dividing its News Feed in two, separating commercial posts from personal news in a move that could lead some businesses to increase advertising. The Facebook News Feed, the centerpiece of the world’s largest social network service, is a streaming series of posts […]

Google starts integrating Duo and ViLTE video calling into Android devices

Google today announced it is integrating video calling into Android via Google Duo. The functionality lets you start a video call directly from three core apps: Android Messages, Contacts, and Phone. There are a few catches though. You and the recipient need to have Duo installed on one of the supported phones (Pixel, Android One, […]

How to Turn Low-Value Content Into Neatly Organized Opportunities – Next Level

Posted by jocameron Welcome to the newest installment of our educational Next Level series! In our last post, Brian Childs offered up a beginner-level workflow to help discover your competitor’s backlinks. Today, we’re welcoming back Next Level veteran Jo Cameron to show you how to find low-quality pages on your site and decide their new […]

Google’s probe into Russian disinformation finds ad buys, report claims

 Google has uncovered evidence that Russian operatives exploited its platforms in an attempt to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election, according to the Washington Post. Read More Social – TechCrunch