If you have a Pixel 3 or higher phone Android 12 is rolling out.
It has a new “Material You” look, plus new security settings and useful tools like scrolling screenshots (to capture the full page) and wi-fi credential sharing with Nearby Share.
Is your YouTube channel in a fall slump? That may be normal seasonal variation,
not an algorithm change. Watch the linked video for more about YouTube’s recommendation system
, and why you should share your videos on social media, but not worry about tags.
Google has published an overview of how their search quality rater guidelines are used
. Google wants to help define high-quality content that demonstrates expertise, authoritativeness and trustworthiness (E-A-T) on a topic. Quality raters help confirm that search results are meeting the guidelines. You can read the guidelines yourself here
(pdf) and check the changelog at the end to see what’s changed over time.
Pinterest announced “Takes”
, a way for people to respond to a creator’s idea with their own Idea Pin. They are touting it as a way for creators to build community around “shared passions”.
Donald Trump’s surprising new social media company and platform (“Truth
”) is off to a rough start
(but it may make someone money anyway).
You can now easily insert people, content and events into your Google Docs
by typing @ to access the new universal insertion menu.
Quickly mention a person or group, insert another file, or add a date, template or event.
Google Calendar will let you add “Focus Time” entries
, so that colleagues know you will not be available during that time. You can also automatically decline conflicting events. This is only available to Google Workspace for Education, Enterprise and Business Starter and Plus accounts.
” by Aimee Baldwin, Logan Austeja and John Daniel. The colorful lanterns are inspired by wasp galls
. Photo by me, all rights reserved.