Lucinda “Lucy Southworth”, wife of one of the world’s most influential men and Google co-founder Larry Page has finished her doctorate in biomedical informatics at Stanford University. Her research was on a comparative analysis of expression data in Eukaryotic organisms. She is a graduate from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a Masters in Science from Oxford University. Both Page and Brin also studied as graduate students in Stanford University before they decided to start Google in 1998.
Facebook is now and then coming up with a number of advertising updates, which is making it difficult for marketers to remember all the specifications & dimensions of Facebook Ads.
To brush up your Facebook ad skills, here's an infographic by TechWyse that captures the most vital details & requirements for Facebook ad units.
Creating an SEO & online strategy that works right for your company involves a lot of planning & integration of various online components such as your company's website, blog, or YouTube channel.
Maile Ohye, Developer Programs Tech Lead in Google has come up with an interesting and helpful video to help you create SEO Strategy with Webmaster Tools. In the video, Maile had pretended to be the SEO manager the Webmaster Central Blog.
Twitter has launched custom timelines that will enable users to control & organize the tweets appearing in a stream. Tweets that users want to include in their custom timeliness can be chosen programmatically via API or manually via TweetDeck.
The custom timelines are public and also have their own page on Twitter.com, which makes them easily sharable.
Google has introduced a new inline post sharing feature that will let users add their thoughts straight from the post that they are sharing. Earlier, users were greeted with a pop-up text box whenever they clicked the share button on Google+. The pop-up urged them to write their thoughts and select privacy settings.
The change was noticed by Lee Jarratt and here's a screenshot of his Google+ page:
According to an interesting revelation by Sandvine, Netflix & YouTube now account for 50% of web traffic. A survey was done in North America for fixed devices like TVs, desktops, smartphones, tablet, and OTT devices.
That's not all. Sandvine also found out that Netflix is the leader in online video streaming and YouTube stands next in the queue. 31.6% of all the downstream traffic during peak period comes from Netflix, while YouTube contributes to up to 19% of the traffic.
It seems the news of Google Plus integration in YouTube comments is not getting older. While unhappy YouTubers are coming up with videos against the change, an online community has come into the picture for filing petition against the same.
With the latest change, it has become mandatory for users to put comments on YouTube through their Google Plus profiles. Along with this, the new comment notification will now be delivered to the Google Plus inbox instead of the YouTube inbox of the user.
British multinational Topshop, that retails shoes make-up, and accessories, has teamed up with social media site Pinterest to launch a Christmas campaign ‘Dear Topshop’ which centers around customers creating and submitting boards for the holiday season. Customers in the flagship stores can now pin and share products on giant touchscreens.