My Five #446

It’s a social and search engine heavy My Five this week, with changes to Instagram targeting, a new link spam algorithm update and clarification around redirects.

Kerry Sheahan

My Five #443

Instagram is much more than just photo sharing, the BBC undergoes a major rebrand, questions about the importance of internal links, and could Facebook be about to launch its own town?

Ali Cort

My Five #441

A range of new features for Facebook and Instagram, Google reassess its cookie policy and the British public shows its inner child, all in this week’s My Five.

Will Greenwood

My Five #437

New Google shopping features, updates to Twitter’s verification process, Facebook moves into PPV sports events, and a helpful woof, time for My Five.

Will Greenwood

My Five #431

In this week’s My Five, Facebook takes away Analytics, Google Search Console gives us regex filters, and we celebrate 16 years of Yahoo! Answers.

Kerry Sheahan

A guide to understanding social media algorithms in 2021

Understanding the various social media algorithms is a difficult task. In 2018 I took a look at everything you need to know about social media algorithms – here we see how the platforms have changed in 2021.

Will Greenwood

My Five #425

In this week’s My Five, the Aussie tech giants war rages on (Google backs down, Facebook doesn’t) meanwhile Trustpilot leads the battle against fake reviews.

Kerry Sheahan

My Five #420

The second week of 2021 turned out to be a riot, didn’t it? Find out why Parler and Facebook are on the naughty step as a result.

Victoria Spall
Sea Shanty

My Five #419

What is the ultimate cure to the tumultuous start to 2021? A sea shanty. Obviously.

Joe Friedlein
Google Blob Singing

My Five #418

A distinct lack of harmony between some Internet giants this week, but all ends well with the fantastic singing blobs. It is MyFive time.

Ali Cort

My Five #416

Tech giants are feeling generous in this week’s My Five. Facebook reluctantly agrees to pay publishers for content, and Google expands its Maps and Google My Business options. Meanwhile, Spotify shames the nation for its music choices.

Kerry Sheahan

My Five #412

The season of goodwill is upon us. Burger King drops its beef with McDonald’s, and LinkedIn creates a helpful tool for job seekers in this week’s My Five.

Kerry Sheahan