The TMO Blog

Google+ Will Be Closing Four Months Earlier Than Planned

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Google+ is being shut down four months earlier than initially announced after a second data breach, according to a new announcement by Google. Additionally, all Google+ APIs will be shut down within the next 90 days. Originally, Google announced…

YouTube videos will now autoplay when shown on the home tab

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YouTube is changing how it previews videos on its home tab by making all videos silently autoplay by default. The new “Autoplay on Home,” as it is being called, is expected to roll out to all mobile users on iOS and Android devices within…

Google's Latest Tool Rates Your Site's SEO Performance and More

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While Google is never going to reveal their “secret recipe” that is used to rank the billions and billions of web pages around, the company still wants to help you ensure your site is performing as well as possible. To help with this,…

Facebook Explains How Its Search Results Work In New Short Video

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While most companies won’t tell you the exact science behind their search engines, Facebook has decided to take a different route. As part of their recent push to be more transparent about how the site uses content from users across its…

Google My Business now lets you specify your service area

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Google My Business is now letting businesses specify their service area. This is particularly big news for companies that service a wide area or tend to work in an area aside from their physical location. In the past, the search engine automatically…

Advertise up to 5 products at once with Pinterest's new Promoted Carousel ads

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Pinterest has launched a new ad format that gives advertisers the ability to promote up to 5 different products with a single ad. The new “Promoted Carousel” ads combine 5 normal ad posts into a single ad unit, which will let viewers…

Data reveals how longer tweet limits are changing Twitter

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When Twitter announced it was doubling the length limit for tweets from 140 to 280 characters, there was a lot of speculation about how it would affect the platform. Now, a year later, we finally have hard data about the effects of the new…

Survey shows how voice search drives local business

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A new survey shows just how prominent voice search is becoming in the journey from shopping to purchase. According to the latest survey from Chatmeter, approximately 90% of smartphone owners say they use their device’s virtual assistant.…

Twitter loses 9 million monthly users, but it's a good thing

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Yesterday Twitter revealed that it has lost approximately 9 million monthly users in its latest quarterly report. In most cases, such a drop would be considered a huge red flag. However, the company was not only anticipating the decrease…