All posts by Matt Southern

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Google My Business is Now Automating Ownership Conflict Resolution by @MattGSouthern

Google has launched a new feature which gives business owners the ability to streamline the process of reclaiming ownership of their GMB listing.

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Google Rolls Out Mobile Shortcuts for Faster Access to Information by @MattGSouthern

Google has brought tappable shortcuts to mobile search, as well as its iOS and Android app, which gives users one-touch access to information.

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Google to Give Advertisers More Control Over Where Their Ads Appear by @MattGSouthern

Google has started implementing improvements to its ad policies, ramping up its enforcement of those policies, and providing new controls for advertisers.

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Google Loses Major Advertisers After Ads Appear Next to Extremist Content by @MattGSouthern

Google is losing hundreds of millions in advertising dollars after several major US brands pulled their ads when they started appearing next to offensive and extremist content

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Bing to Further Remove Restrictions on the Use of Trademarks as Keywords by @MattGSouthern

On March 27, Bing Ads will remove the restrictions it has on using trademarks as keywords in global markets.

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Google Display Ads to Show Location Extensions for Local Businesses by @MattGSouthern

Google has begun automatically appending location extensions to eligible Google Display Network ads.

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Google: 84% of Webmasters Who Apply for Reconsideration After Site Hacks are Successful by @MattGSouthern

Google released its annual review of hacked sites as part of its #NoHacked campaign, revealing the number of hacked site grew by 32% in 2016 compared to 2015.

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Google is Dedicated to Stopping Ads from Showing Alongside Controversial Content by @MattGSouthern

Google vows it will do a better job at preventing display ads from appearing against controversial content.

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Google AdWords to Roll Out Rewording and Reordering for Exact Match Keywords by @MattGSouthern

Within the coming months, Google intends to expand close variant matching with rewording and reordering for exact match Keywords.

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Google Rolls Out Ads to Google Home, Then Promptly Removes Them by @MattGSouthern

Google introduced audio ads to Google Home, which were promptly removed after public outcry.

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