In a recent official blogpost, Facebook has announced that they are bringing sound to videos in News Feed.

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If you have noticed featured snippets in the Google search results are not being often followed by “people also box”. Many of the queries that trigger featured snippets show the box. The box doesn’t show for all queries though.

Have a look at the screen shots below to see how it looks:

Image 16 “People Also Ask” Box Now Appearing Frequently After The Google Featured Snippets!

 

Image 2 “People Also Ask” Box Now Appearing Frequently After The Google Featured Snippets!

Pinterest, which was initially described as a social scrapbooking or photo sharing site, has hired Google’s Randy Keller, who was a senior staff engineer and led a team of forty engineers, as its first Head of Search. This is an absolutely new profile at Pinterest.

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. Take a look at them and we are sure you will love going through them.

top ten digital marketing articles6 Top 10 Digital Marketing Articles of this Week: 10th February, 2016!

Google Biggest Updates Weekly Infographic: Google’s Biggest Updates From 2016 & How They Affect Your SEO In 2017!

For those who like to stay updated about Google’s algorithms and want to know how he SEO in 2017 can be affected by the updates of 2016, E2M has shared an infographic.

Google has decided to say good bye to “Converted Clicks” in March 2017 after 15 years. The announcement was made on Google+.

They wrote, “Conversions” give you everything “Converted clicks” did, and much more. For example, “Conversions” can take advantage of non-last-click attribution models and different counting options in addition to measuring important actions like cross-device conversions and store visits.”

Google AdSense announced about the recent updates that give more control to publishers to opt-in or filter out some categories of ads.

Google said, “General Category Blocking was introduced in some countries in 2010 to help you scalably prevent competitors’ ads and ads that may not fit your audience from appearing on your site, by letting you opt out of showing ads from certain categories and subcategories such as “Finance,” “Apparel,” and “Tourism.””

Google AMP team announced that they are adding a feature to the AMP integration in Google Search, making it easier for the users to access, copy, and share the canonical URL of an AMP document.

AMP documents have three different kinds of URLs:

  • Original URL: The publisher’s document written in the AMP format

    http://www.example.com/amp/doc.html

In an official report Bing reported that they rejected 130 million ads and banned 175000 advertisers in 2016.

In 2016 Bing blocked more than 5000 advertisers and 7000 sites for Phishing, which remains a major concern, and more than a million ads selling counterfeit goods were blocked. 7 million ads that were serving misleading content were blocked and more than 300 advertisers who were highjacking the browser with their ads or scaring the users that their PC is infected were also blocked.