BETTER LATE THAN NEVER: GOOGLE PAGE EXPERIENCE ROLLOUT DELAYED BUT STILL INCOMING

Although Google has been forced to postpone their exciting new Page Experience update, it’s still very much on the horizon from the search engine giant. In line with the upcoming changes, SEOs may have spotted the new Page Experience tab within their Search Console, allowing optimisation before the roll out completes in August 2021. You can learn more about it here

BREAKING: SCHEDULING STORIES ACROSS SOCIAL COMING FOR BUSINESSES

It has been a long time coming, but Facebook has finally rolled out the scheduling of stories across both Facebook and Instagram, using the Facebook Business Suite. The tool, which is sure to be a great asset for small businesses especially, also features a photo album management system as well as a feature that allows saving draft posts. Read more here

SITTING PRETTY: YOUTUBE HITS TOP SPOT FOR CONSUMER SPEND

YouTube has reached the number one spot for consumer spend in Q1. According to a report by App Annie that the first quarter was a record breaker for the video hosting giant, with the mobile app soaring ahead as the stand out performer, beating the likes of TikTok and Tinder for the title. Which in-app spending continues to grow at astronomical levels, the future for revenue generation looks bright for YouTube in 2021. Check it out here

TEAMING UP: FACEBOOK INTEGRATES WITH SPOTIFY TO ALLOW IN-STREAM LISTENING

A mini player experience is due to launch on Facebook as the social media giants tighten their collaboration with streaming heavyweights, Spotify. No longer will users be taken off site to listen to music or podcasts, but instead the creation of a ‘mini player’ will be found to ensure users remain on the platform. You can learn more about it here

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