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Are your website’s Google rankings going the wrong way? Want to learn what factors could’ve had a negative effect on your SEO? The team from SEMrush share the things that can hurt your rankings in this infographic. Here are a few that make their list: Low quality links Duplicate content Internal link changes Copyright violation Recent Google update A rise in competition Check out the infographic for more details. A version of this post was…

WhatsApp has announced the launch of a new Call Links featurewhich, as it sounds, will enable you to share a link to invite others to join a group chat in the app. As you can see in these examples, you’ll now be able to create dedicated URL links for WhatsApp group video and audio chats, which will make it easier for others to join the discussion in the app. When available (the option is being…

TikTok continues to work to reassure western governments that it’s not beholden to the CCP, with the company close to establishing a new agreement with the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) which would offer assurances to US officials as to how, exactly, US user data is stored and accessed, and would also include restrictions on potential interference by Chinese staff. As reported by The New York Times: “The Biden administration and…

Twitter’s looking to entice more brands and creators to build communities in the app with a new Community showcase option for professional profiles now being tested internally. As you can see in this example, posted by app researcher Alessandro PaluzziTwitter’s experimenting with another new Professional Profile option which would enable you to display a chosen community up front on your Twitter presence. That could help you guide more people to join your more exclusive, topic-aligned…

Meta’s trying to hook more people into its apps, and get them spending more time on Facebook and Instagram respectively, by making it easier to switch between your connected profiles on eachand adding new alerts to entice you across. As explained by Meta: “We know that many people use more than one of our apps to pursue different interests, reach a broader audience or share different aspects of who they are with different groups of…

Yeah, I can definitely see this one going off the rails very quickly. As it continues to search for new ways to maintain relevance in the lives of its users, Instagram is experimenting with a new option that would seemingly enable people to share their latest posts with connections via DMadding another way to boost awareness and engagement in the app. As you can see in this example, shared by app researcher Hammod OhInstagram’s testing…

Reddit has released a new research report which looks at how the platform facilitates community engagement, and the importance of such in the modern environment, where people are increasingly working from home, and are seeking new ways to stay connected. Based on interviews with over 2,000 social media users, Reddit sought to find out how people are using social media to connect, and the role that Reddit, in particular, plays in facilitating community engagement. Which…

Social media activism is no longer optional, especially for larger brands. Consumers, employees, and social followers all expect your brand to take a stand on issues that really matter. Bonus: Read the step-by-step social media strategy guide with pro tips on how to grow your social media presence. What is social media activism? Social media activism is an online form of protest or advocacy for a cause. Because hashtags play a central role in mobilizing movements…

A Russian T62 tank crosses the empty highway linking Tbilisi and western Georgia on August 21, 2008 … [+] at a checkpoint manned by the Russian forces. Russia is not planning to “slam the door” on NATO, but the alliance must choose partnership with Moscow over support for Georgia, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said today. AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI (Photo credit should read MARCO LONGARI/AFP via Getty Images)AFP via Getty ImagesAs Russia continues to…

When you want to make an impression on people, you no doubt do things to enhance your personality. You wear the clothes that suit you best or if you’re a business, show off the best of your packaging and messaging.Most social media bios – including Instagram – function as your digital personality. It’s an extension of what people expect in real life, whether the impression they get is accurate or not. And it’s where people…