Top Five: Google is shuttering G+

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top stories this week include Facebook’s crackdown, Google’s continuing investment in quality news, another new Instagram feature, the final throes of Google’s G+ and how all emoji are being treated equal on Twitter. Google is shuttering G+.

Google 306

#ThursdayThoughts with Google selfie searches

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google introduces celebrity selfie searches. Marketing Google selfieNow when searching for news about Will Ferrell, or any of a couple of dozen other celebrities, you’ll find a short video clip of him answering frequently asked questions.

Google 212

Google+ for Your Business

yMarketingMatters

I am following up with an in-depth look at Google+. Google+ has an estimated 300 million active users - far from the ghost town people believe it to be. Statistics also show that Google+ is the second most actively used social platform boasting users in over 31 markets.

Google 282

Google Expedites Shut Down of Google+ After Discovery of API Bug

Social Media Today

Google has announced that it will shut down Google+ earlier than expected after the discovery of a new bug

API 156

Google+ Is Officially Done

The Social Media Hat

Google has officially announced the end of Google+, and the end of an era. Read more

Google 148

Google Adds New 'Follow' Feature for Businesses in Google Maps

Social Media Today

Google has added a new option which enables users to follow businesses on Google Maps and get updates for coming events

Facebook vs. Google+ [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Singlegain has compiled this infographic that compares Facebook with Google+. From the very beginning of its launch, there has been much debate whether Google+ will be an actual threat to Facebook’s dominance on the social media scene. Google+ vs Facebook: A Turf War?

Google 285

Google Adds New Options to Manage Your Search Presence to its Google My Business App

Social Media Today

Google has announced a range of new updates for its Google My Business app, aimed at making it easier to manage what users find via search

Google 164

Google Offers New, Free Courses to Help Improve Digital Literacy

Social Media Today

Google has announced a new set of free digital education courses as part of its 'Google Digital Garage' initiative

Course 171

Google Keep will get you organized

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google Keep is a nifty little free app that can help lift a content marketing effort to the next level. Google Keep Screenshot (Photo credit: Schockwellenreiter). Being Google, its search function is excellent too. Being Google, Keep is available for Android.

Top Five: Major Google Ad overhaul and more

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Major Ad overhaul at Google. This week's top 5 social media must-know news including Google Ads, Instagram AI, Twitter Media, Facebook Kids and Voice Search. Google shelves Adwords. Introduces Google Ads. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items .

Google 212

Improvements to Google+

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google recently announced improvements to Google+ Hangouts and photos. For the first time Google+ Hangouts, which I use quite a lot, support both location sharing and SMS. Google can now recognize more than a thousand different objects, which means tagging and search become a lot easier. Google says that is has more than 540 million active users and that 1.5 The Google+ social network is still experience strong and fast growth. Google Hangouts 2.0

Google 244

Google Releases Listings of Most Popular Search Terms in 2018

Social Media Today

Google has released listings of some of the most searched terms for 2018, including the most popular musicians, TV shows and sports teams

List 158

Google Updates Hotel Search Experience on Desktop

Social Media Today

Google is bringing its advanced hotel discovery and connection options to desktop after seeing success with them in its mobile app

Hotels 145

27 Google Chrome Extensions to Make You More Productive [Infographic]

Social Media Today

The right Google Chrome extensions can have a big impact on your productivity - check out this list of helpful tools

Google Adds New Video Ad CTAs for YouTube

Social Media Today

Google's rolling out new video ad call to action buttons, replacing the current YouTube CTAs

Google’s new privacy policy

Sherrilynne Starkie

Most Gmail users will have received at least one message from Google this week (I received ten) explaining the company’s new privacy policy. But this unified approach seems inevitable considering Google ubiquity across the Web. How Google Instant paid off.

Top five: Google Chrome to detect fake news with new AI extension

Sherrilynne Starkie

Facebook, Google, CES, BBC all make this week's list of top social media must-knows. Facebook’s answer to Amazon Echo and Google Home. Rumours have it that Facebook will launch its answer to Amazon Echo and Google Home at the annualy F8 Conference in May.

News 292

Facebook vs. Google [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet For a long time, Google and Facebook have been battling for being the most visited websites. While Facebook has been dominating the social web, Google has been dominating pretty much everything else. On Alexa.com , however, Google still ranks as the most visited site.

Google 285

Google Plus versus Facebook? Really…

Direct Marketing Observations

Facebook google social media G It’s hard to actually write that in the title. Is it possible that G+ could actually compete with Facebook? Check out this infographic from Social Annex , what do you think?

Google 273

Google Provides New Options in Google Trends, Boosting Utility

Social Media Today

Google has added some new features into Google Trends, making it an even better data resource

Trends 118

The 23 Best Free Google Chrome Extensions for Digital Marketers

Webbiquity SMM

Google Review Count: 332. Google Review Count: 319. A productivity extension for Google Chrome that helps you stay focused on work by restricting the amount of time you can spend on time-wasting websites. Google Review Count: 245. Google Review Count: 230.

The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Despite its detractors , Google+ remains one of the “big four” social networks and has its share of prominent fans in the business world. For most websites, Google+ doesn’t drive the volume of social traffic that Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter do.

Tools 163

Google Rolls Out Improved Ways to Test Website Performance

Social Media Today

Google's rolling out some new updates for Google Optimize to help maximize website performance

Google 155

How Indian Politicians are Using Google+ Hangouts

Waxing UnLyrical

But Google has completely changed the way we “hang out” with our near and dear ones. Image: SatishAcharya via Google, CC 3.0. Considering the power and reach of Google Hangouts, do you think they will become the next best alternative for PR professionals?

Google 311

Top Five: Google and women led businesses

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five: Google and women led businesses. This week's must-know social media news includes stories about Google, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Google now lets the world know that. The post Top Five: Google and women led businesses appeared first on Sherrilynne Starkie.

Google 139

12 Advanced Google Tricks

SocialFish

Came across this awesome article by Larry Kim. One to bookmark! Implementation Industry Insider

Google 181

Some Google Changes and Google Plus Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

I have read a few “How to use Google Plus for Business” posts and presentations. They all focus on search results and the power of Google. While I do not have a Facebook Page, my Google Plus result comes up third in search: I did a test for Chobani and Pepsi.

Google 218

LinkedIn Offers New Integrations with Google Campaign Manager and Vimeo

Social Media Today

LinkedIn has announced new integrations with both Google Campaign Manager and Vimeo, offering additional options for data and content

Vimeo 155

Is Google+ Really Growing? [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Google+ has registered the fastest user growth when compared to its social networking counterparts. As Google continued to roll out their “by invitation only” beta, users lined up around the block. Similar Posts: Facebook vs. Google+ [infographic].

Google 257

Google Translate Based Tools

Idaconcpts

Probably the most beloved and frequently used auto-translate service on the web right now is Google Translate. Given the dominance of Google in general, it wasn’t a huge surprise when it overshot the popularity of Babelfish and became the number one source for translations.

Tools 164

Google+ : A Quick Snapshot

Mindjumpers

It’s a social networking web of ideas and elements that’s set to change the way we work with Google. Personally, I feel it is a quite intelligent move if Google wants to expand commercially (for businesses), in line with Facebook’s move. Google’s +1 Button vs. Facebook’s Like Button.

Google 257

On The Death Of Google Reader

Waxing UnLyrical

Google recently announced it is killing off several of its services, which it does from time to time. This time though, Google cut services for a tool that isn’t just “popular.” On The Death Of Google Reader is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

Top Five Social Media Must Knows: The new Google News

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top Five Social Media Must Knows: The new Google News. This week's top 5 social media must-knows include Hootsuite and Pinterest, Google News and AI, New Buttons for Instagram, Facebook user loyalty and new features from WhatsApp. The new Google News: AI meets human intelligence. Google is rolling out an all new Google News, which uses the best of artificial intelligence to find the best of human intelligence—the great reporting done by journalists around the globe.

News 163

How To Create a Presence on Google+

Mindjumpers

Tweet On November 7 2011, Google+ launched their highly anticipated pages. For long, Google’s message to business has been to “hold your horses”, while they were creating a proper solution for businesses and brands. The benefits of a Google+ presence.

Google 236

Boost your business with Google Plus Page ??? How Create Google+ Profile and Page

Social Media Marketing

Google Plus is a social networking site design and developed by Google Inc. Google+ is a similar social media site like Face book, Linkedin and Stumble Upon where user can share anything that he/she like. Google+ is the second largest social media site after Facebook.

Google 171

Infographic on Amazing Google Facts

Idaconcpts

If you saw The Internship starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, you would have learned a couple of amazing facts about Google. There are tons of more amazing facts about Google. For example, did you know that you can set up your Google homepage in Latin and Klingon?

Google 169

You star in this Google ad

Sherrilynne Starkie

You might be unwittingly embarking on one right now thanks to Google. The change automatically affects Google+ users who are over 18 years of age, although users can opt out. Featured Headline Social Media advertising Content marketing digiital endorsement ads Google

Google 295

The Complete Guide to Google+ for B2B Marketing [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

Google+ seems to be an enigma in the social world, the quiet kid in the corner of the room that most are afraid to interact with. In fact, Google+ can be friendly and a resource with amazing results when a respective marketer learns how to utilize it in the right manner.

B2B 280

8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers

The Realtime Report

8 Google Analytics Tricks For Marketers. When someone wants a tool to analyze the traffic coming to their website, nothing comes close to Google Analytics (GA). The best part is that it’s very easy to setup campaigns via Google’s URL Builder tool.

Where does Google+ fit into your B2B Marketing plans? [infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Have you made Google Plus a part of your marketing strategy yet? After all, it’s not every day that a social media website goes to great lengths to make your business more visible, but that’s exactly what you’ll get from Google’s services.

B2B 282

Google Adds New Data Control Options for Users

Social Media Today

Google has announced some new tools to help users manage the data the search engine keeps on them

Data 144

Boost your Ranking in Google with Google My Business

Blog2Social

Looking for an easy way to catapult your ranking in Google without expensive Adwords campaigns? Ever thought of Google My Business and Google Posts? Google My Business can significantly increase your company’s visibility and let you reach more customers and prospects.