Facebook is on the verge of testing a feature that will display reviews by the professional restaurant critics on Facebook Pages. Critics reviews will turn up along with starred reviews from friends and other Facebook users, when people will search for certain U.S. restaurants on Facebook.
Google, seems like over the past few days, has initiated a major algorithmic change that has changed how the local results rank in both Google Maps and the local packs in web search.
It has been speculated that the Google Maps Googlebomb fix led to this and one can expect the traffic change to an extent for many local businesses in the future. The issue seems to be related, but Mozcast features shows the shift on the 15th.
With the buzz that organic search for Facebook Pages shrinking to next to nothing, there could be a possibility of drop in brand engagement on the social network. But according to a new report from analytics provider Simply Measured this is not the case, at least not for major brands.
Reports suggest Facebook is using its index of more than one trillion posts to make it easier to share links on mobile. It has been observed that it gets difficult for Facebook's mobile users to search and share links from their devices, and the social platform is hoping to remedy the problem by offering an "Add a Link" button to some iOS users' screens alongside the options to share photos or location.
Google Map Maker has been temporarily suspended by Google. Map Maker is a service to allow the community to make edits to Google Maps similar to how Wikipedia edits work. The service was suspended due to the recent public edits which showed how easy it is to make fraudulent edits to businesses.
Facebook announced the launch of its carousel ad format, which is now available for mobile application ads. The social network said in a Facebook for Business post that the carousel format for mobile apps ads will be enabled to support up to 5 images, with links, adding that advertisers using the format have seen costs per conversion 30% to 50% lower than single-image link ads and costs per click 20% to 30% lower.
Facts suggest that consumers spend 20 billion dollars a year on their mothers, giving us 20 billion reasons to see how this super special holiday performs in search. There are certain keywords that you can include to drive more traffic for this day!
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Google has rolled out a new way for businesses to add links to how their customers can order food delivery, reserve tables, and book appointments through Google Search and Google Maps.
This new feature will likely be built directly into Google My Business but for now, if one may want to participate can fill this form.
The webmaster said, it is frustrating to land on a mobile friendly web page that takes too much time to load. The feedback is around Google still using many desktop signals for mobile ranking- including how fast a desktop page loads and not counting the speed of the mobile page.