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#1 Facebook Pulls Ahead of Google In Referral Traffic
In its quarterly Authority Report, Parse.ly looked at referral traffic to the 100 top news sites, as ranked by comScore and Alexa. From May through July, 43 percent of the referral traffic came from social and 38 percent from search.
Google sites – including Google.ca and Google News – and Facebook accounted for nearly three-quarters of that. By comparison, Yahoo and Twitter, numbers three and four, made up a combined total of 9.3 percent of the referral traffic. Search Engine Watch
Bing Beats Google “Now On Tap” To Android With New “Bing Snapshots”
Amazon will stop accepting Flash ads on its website or advertising platform on September 1, according to the company’s technical guidelines.This action, according to Amazon, is in response to other major industry players’ updates from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari to name a few. Search Engine Land
Amazon to Abandon Adobe Flash Next Month
It turns out that Bing has its own version of Google “Now on Tap” — and it’s now available for Android devices, ahead of the release of Google’s own upgraded service. This morning, Bing announced that what the company calls “Bing Snapshots” would deliver contextually relevant search information for any app installed on your Android device. ClickZ
Google Search Console Indexed
Pages Problem Confirmed
For some websites, Search Console is erroneously reporting huge drops in the number of indexed pages. Some are seeing huge spike in the number of indexed pages, and for others indexed pages are staying flat where there have actually been increases. Click to learn how to estimate the real number of indexed pages. Search Engine Journal
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