Why the Divide Between SEOs & Developers Is a HUGE Problem (& How to Fix It)

While we spend time arguing about what we think the latest Google algorithm update was focused on, or how many words or links to include on a page, we are neglecting one of the most pressing issues in our industry today: The divide between SEOs and developers. SEO success depends on developers more than you might initially think. From the noindex tag settings that need updating, to the performance of the website as a whole, a lot rests on the …

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Facebook Reveals Cause of July 3rd Outage, Also Affecting Instagram – Search Engine Journal

ADVERTISEMENT The cause of the widespread outage affecting image uploads on Instagram and Facebook has been revealed. In a tweet posted this evening from the Facebook Business account, the company writes: “During one of our routine maintenance operations, we triggered an issue that is making it difficult for some people to upload or send photos and videos. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible and we apologize for any inconvenience.” At the time this article …

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LinkedIn Changes its Algorithm to Surface More Personalized Content – Search Engine Journal

  LinkedIn is changing how posts are ranked in users’ feeds, tailoring content to their professional interests. Rather than giving more weight to viral content, posts will show up higher in the feed if a user is more likely to join in the conversation. LinkedIn’s algorithm follows the company’s new framework: “People You Know, Talking About Things You Care About.” The algorithm determines who a user knows by looking at the following signals: Their connections Who they’ve interacted with directly …

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