Let’s take a trip down memory lane to November 4th 2016 when this article got published on the ‘Google Webmaster Central Blog’. On that day, Google announced it would change the indexing and ranking of websites to better help mobile users find what they are looking for when conducting a Google search. Google took this
Bing will follow in Google footsteps and unveil its own mobile-friendly ranking algorithm in the upcoming months. Unlike Google, it will not set a date for when the algorithm will set in and is taking a slower approach to it in order to better communicate the changes and reduce potential whiplash from webmasters. Despite the
Google is testing a new approach that will help improve its search results and provide a better web experience for mobile users.
A couple of months after launching the location-based service called Places, Facebook has made the mobile application available to major merchants and thousands of small and mid-sized businesses in the United States.The service called Facebook Deals, available today is designed to connect users of Facebook Places to deals and specials from the likes of 24 Hour Fitness, Gap and Palms Casino Resort delivered directly to your iPhone, iPod Touch and Smartphones.
Google Mobile's blog announced a new release for the iPhone: an App that allows for Push notifications on Gmail. Push notifications are a handy tool as, compared to "pull" where someone essentially downloads, or "pulls" data from an email server, "push" places data on an existing server. With "push," everything is synchronized and the server is updated real-time when one makes updates to a phone, whether it's adding a contact, sending an email or creating a new calendar event.