Bing Ads has released a new data depicting the weekly trending of Yahoo search and click volume that is served through the Bing Ads. The data goes back to the beginning of May when the newly renegotiated search deal took effect between Microsoft and Yahoo.

Bing has announced that they will begin encrypting their searches over TLS. So instead of http://www.bing.com, the referrals will now come from https://www.bing.com.

The change will take place this Summer and with the change, Bing will no longer pass the query data to the webmasters. The (not provided) saga will be expanded from Google to Bing, where the marketeers won’t be able to learn in detail as to how the searchers are finding their sites through the top two leading search engines.

During the London Tech Week event in UK-Ireland, the managing director and VP for sales and operations of Google, Eileen Naughton announced that more than half of all the UK searches are done on mobile phones.

Attendee Dan Cobley shared the stat on his Google+ profile.

Today, Facebook has announced that it will start incorporating the time spent on the stories as a ranking factor for what it shows people visiting the social network.

Though the New Feed algorithm is quite complicated, but commenting, sharing and liking have always remained the major factors in determining the mix. On the basis of their research that showed that people always don’t like or comment on the stories they find meaningful, Facebook is thus adding the time spent.

Here we come again with our list of this week's best articles on digital marketing that we found across the Internet. These have been categorized into content marketing, social media, search engine optimization, email marketing and link building. Have a look at them and we are sure you will love going through them.

top ten digital marketing articles4 Top 10 Digital Marketing Articles of this Week: 12th June, 2015!

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“What exactly makes up a strong website conversion rate is beyond my comprehension!”

There are a lot of speculations, suggestions and comments hovering over the topic of Conversion Optimization. There are a lot of variables that needs to be taken into consideration. There are a lot of studies conducted on conversion optimization, and each has a story to tell.

Shopify Facebook Header image 1 Facebook To Soon Launch Its “Buy Button” Along With Shopify!

Shopify and Facebook are teaming up to launch a Buy Button. This button will enable users to buy items found in the news feed, without leaving the world’s top social network giant.

Since July 2014 this feature had been under work. It was initially reported that Facebook would be teaming up with Stripe but then it decided to take a different route.. Stripe is the company that powers Twitter’s Buy Button.

Google rolled out several updates to the specifications for Google Shopping Feeds and Product Taxonomy. Most of the updates will be witnessed in September 15.

Listed below are the changes brought to the Shopping Feed specs:

  • Units and Quantity attributes are now available for products sold in bulk or high volume in United States.

Some major improvements to the AdWords features for the professional advertisers who manage client accounts, also known as the My Client Center (MCC) was announced by Google. MCC account holders can now perform campaign management and reporting across their accounts. On the whole, Google has announced three changes to the AdWords MCC interface:

  • Cross-account campaign management
  • Powerful reporting tools
  • Improved account navigation

On the Google Business Help forums, Jade Wang from the Google My Business Maps team announced that if the business owners fail to login to their Google My Business account and do not revert the requests from Google they will unverify the accounts. So ensure that you login to your Google My Business account frequently enough in order to prevent your verified Google business listing removed.