Best of the Week (10/24 – 10/28)
Yaroville presents our top 5 Best of the Week picks for Internet Marketing stories and developments from across the web.
Tag Manager gains support for AMP containers, along with upgrades for users that work with Firebase events and parameters. Google on Monday announced a few mobile-related upgrades for Google Tag Manager.
For starters, there’s news that Tag Manager now supports Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), which opens up a variety of new measurement opportunities, as Google’s Ben Gram explains in the announcement…
Read more at Marketing Land.
The internet is becoming unreadable because of a trend towards lighter and thinner fonts, making it difficult for the elderly or visually-impaired to see words clearly, a web expert has found.
Where text used to be bold and dark, which contrasted well with predominantly white backgrounds, now many websites are switching to light greys or blues for their type.
Read more at The Telegraph.
Taking even the most basic security steps makes it far less likely hackers will make the effort to break in. Social media is such a critical part of business these days, making it extremely important that you keep your accounts safe. Imagine if someone gained access to your accounts? It would be devastating and it could potentially have a severe negative impact on your business.
Read more at Entrepreneur.
With Twitter’s future still in question following failed attempts at finding an acquirer and the recently announced layoffs of nine percent of its workforce, the company today announced it’s shutting down its standalone short-form video app, Vine. According a post, nothing is changing immediately – the website and apps will remain online for the time being, and users will be given a chance to download their Vine videos ahead of its official closure.
The announcement was devoid of any explanations about what led to the decision, only stating that Twitter would share more news on its blog and via its official Twitter account in the future regarding what comes next…
Read more at TechCrunch.
With over 300 million users, it’s a good idea to tap into this social network. Instagram is the go-to place for over 300 million people to share their photos, videos and stories every single day. And as Instagram has grown over recent years, that’s left many business owners and marketers with one very clear and important question: How can we use Instagram for business?
Well today, we’d love to dive head first into that topic and share…
Read more at Entrepreneur.
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