Googler Tweets About Comments’ Impact On Search Ranking

In case you’re interested in the latest on how Google views the comments on your content, Google’s Gary Illyes (a webmaster trends analyst) provided some insight in a conversation on Twitter. Hat tip to Search Engine Roundtable for highlighting the…

Google Docs, Sheets & Slides Just Got A Lot Better On Mobile

Google jus announced that it is finally adding mobile comments to Docs, Sheets and Slides. The announcement came in the form of a cute little anecdote about chocolate cake. From the Google Docs Blog: When Jim, one of the engineers…

Facebook Tests Showing Your Friends When You’re Typing A Comment

Facebook is currently running a test that shows people when their friends are actually typing a comment to their post. This way, you know when someone is responding even before they finish their response. TheNextWeb confirmed the test with the…

New Data Shows Importance Of Facebook Shares Over Likes And Comments

When it comes to your Facebook posts, shares appear to be significantly more important than either likes or comments when it comes to increasing your reach and audience. Have you found shares to be more effective at increasing your posts’…

Google Is Stripping Google+ from Its Services – First Up, YouTube

A few years ago, Google went all in with Google+. Google+ is Google, remember? In an effort to unify all Google products under a common banner, Google tied everything to Google+ – including YouTube. This made a lot of people…

Kid Reads Hateful YouTube Comments to Show How Bullying Affects People

YouTube is a wonderful thing – arguably one of the top three most important websites in history. YouTube comments, on the other hand, are a cesspool. Sometimes it’s easy to look at the trolling, the virtiol, and the downright stupidity…

Your Facebook Comments Plugin Is About To Get An Update

Facebook is getting ready to thrust its new Comments plugin upon users who haven’t taken the initiative to update it themselves. The new plugin was unveiled at the company’s F8 developers conference earlier this year, and comes with some new…

YouTube Is Giving Creators 10 Helpful New Features

Google announced a list of ten new features that are coming soon to help YouTube Creators. Some will become available over the coming weeks, and others may take a bit longer, but they’re all expected to be available this year.…

Facebook Is Testing Its Reply to Comments Feature on Personal Profiles

UPDATED WITH COMMENT FROM FACEBOOK Facebook appears to be rolling out its reply to comment feature site wide, allowing users to start threaded comments on personal profiles’ posts. For two years, this feature has only been available for pages with…

Dropbox Finally Lets You Comment on Shared Files

It just got easier to collaborate on your shared Dropbox files. The company has just enabled comments on shared files – a feature you’ve probably used plenty of times inside Google Drive. “Whether you’re collaborating on a business proposal or…