Matt G. Southern, Senior News Writer, has been with Search Engine Journal since 2013. With a bachelor’s degree in communications, Matt specializes in gathering details, checking facts, and making complex subjects easy to understand. In addition to writing articles, Matt oversees strategy development for SEJ’s news department.
Google’s updated Search Console Video indexing report now includes daily video impressions and a sitemap filter feature.
Maximize the visibility of news articles with tips from Google’s John Mueller and Gary Illyes on the proper use of lastmod tags and separate sitemaps.
Google Ads introduces account-level negative keywords worldwide, providing advertisers with greater brand safety and suitability.
Starting February 1, Twitter users will be able to appeal account suspensions for evaluations based on new criteria for reinstatement.
Google Analyst Gary Illyes offers guidance on large robots.txt files, the SEO impact of website redesigns, and the correct use of rel-canonical tags.
Google announced that Optimize and Optimize 360 will be discontinued on September 30. Users are encouraged to download their data before it becomes unavailable.
Twitter rolls out a new ad unit, “Search Keywords Ads,” allowing users to promote sponsored tweets in search results to reach a wider audience.
Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, states that AI will be integrated into all of Microsoft’s applications in the future.
Google’s Developer Advocate Alan Kent shares ways to optimize product pages to ensure eligibility for merchant listing experiences in search results.
LinkedIn’s new feature allows users to see which newsletters other users are subscribed to, helping users discover new content and stay up-to-date on industry trends.
Microsoft is continuing its partnership with OpenAI, creators of ChatGPT, through a new multi-year, multi-billion dollar investment to speed up the development of AI technology.
New details emerge about the professional version of OpenAI’s ChatGPT as a selection of users receives early access to the faster chatbot.
Google’s founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have reportedly made a surprise return to approve plans to add chatbot features to the search engine.
LinkedIn is sharing up-to-date data for marketers and advertisers, including information on user engagement, popular content, and the overall growth of the platform.
Google has quietly removed embedded podcasts from search results. Users will no longer be able to listen to podcast episodes directly from the SERPs.
Twitter’s advertising revenue is down 40%, and over 500 top advertisers have stopped spending since CEO Elon Musk took over.
In its latest round of updates for video creators, YouTube is launching more detailed analytics data and enabling Shorts thumbnail customization.
Microsoft is announcing the general availability of its Azure OpenAI service, which allows developers to create applications utilizing technology like ChatGPT.
Google’s Chrome team shares an updated set of recommendations for optimizing Core Web Vitals to help you decide what to prioritize when time is limited.
OpenAI has announced on its Discord server that it may soon introduce a paid pro version of its popular AI-powered chatbot, ChatGPT.
Google Developer Advocate Alan Kent says product reviews linking to multiple sellers may get a ranking boost over reviews linking to one.
YouTube is rolling out new contract terms for all channels that earn ad revenue, which creators must accept to remain in the YouTube Partner Program.