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By Bogdan Marinescu | 25 January 2017 |
Consumer virtual reality is yet to become a viable mainstream product but 2016 marked a turning point both from a social and technological point of view. Last year saw the launch of several much-anticipated virtual reality (VR) headsets, with big players such as Facebook, Google and Sony all launching their version of the headset.
By Ben Cook-Northrop | 14 January 2017 |
In recent years, the rise of voice technologies on smart devices has increased and given a new way to search the web and interact with search engines. This has led to 55% of teens and 41% of adults using voice search more than once a day. Initially this was spurred on by the likes of Siri and Cortana, however, now we’re seeing more big product launches with voice activation built in.
By Agata Bowden | 14 January 2017 |
Compelling, visually appealing listings are an area that often get overlooked in the never-ending quest for the top rankings. Fact is, it’s important that digital marketers focus on engagement and click-through rates (CTR) a little bit more as, at the end of the day, no matter how much you improve your ranking, if your listing isn’t compelling, it’s all in vain.
By Antoni Swidlicki | 12 December 2016 |
The past few months have seen a good deal of negative press thrown towards Facebook. To begin with, its decision to dissolve its team of ‘human editors’ that controlled the Trending widget in favour of an automated algorithm drew some ire, and now this has only been exacerbated by allegations of ‘fake news’ over the course of the US presidential election.
By Katrina Makins | 28 November 2016 |
The Drum Digital Census 2016 results were announced on the 23rd November, and we’re very proud to have ranked very highly this year across the three categories for 100+ staff: Client, Financial and Elite.
By Stefania Romanelli | 25 November 2016 |
On Friday 4th November, Google announced on its blog that it has started experimenting with making its index mobile-first. In fact, as more and more searches happen on mobile, Google is planning to release an important update globally, after which the mobile version of a website will be crawled and indexed as the primary source for content and ranking signals for your site.
By Malika Isles | 25 November 2016 |
During the run up to Christmas, everyone anticipates the launch of the John Lewis ad. This year, the retailer made the decision to make the ad more lighthearted due to the politically heavy year that 2016 has been with Buster the Boxer. John Lewis’s customer director Craig Inglis states: “You could say 2016 has certainly been quite a year, so we hope our advert will make people smile. It really embraces a sense of fun and magic, reminding everyone what it feels to give the perfect gift at Christmas.”