On Monday Google announced the addition of new filters, including Shopping and YouTube, to their Google Trends tool. With this update, users are able to go beyond web search when looking into trending topics and more.
A topic that’s front and center in today’s digital world is video. (We’ve even discussed it in a recent blog post.) Folks are turning to YouTube more and more these days. In fact, data shows that watch time on YouTube is up at least 50% year over year.* If you’re not actively partaking in the video space, you may be missing out on a big piece of the pie. Don’t have the resources to create videos to tout your business’ products and services? Well, thanks to YouTube Director, your life just got easier.
In 2015 YouTube has dumped flash video in favor of HTML5, Facebook’s head of security has expressed the need for an end-of-life date for flash, and there were three critical vulnerabilities discovered in June alone. While users may never be rid of Flash in totality, these recent issues indicate a downward trend in popularity.Read More