Google Ads today introduced six new AI features for Performance Max campaigns. Why we care. You’ll want to explore these new PMax features to see whether they help you uncover new insights or improve campaign performance and ROI. Customer Value mode. This new PMax feature, in beta, is meant to help PMax advertisers who use
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Joyce is the head of generative AI at Amperity, leading product development and strategy. Previously, Joyce led product development for many of Amperity’s ML and ML Ops investments, including launching Amperity’s predictive models and infrastructure used by many of the world’s top brands. Joyce joined the company in 2019 following Amperity’s acquisition of Custora where
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Google has served “billions of queries” with its generative AI features and plans to “expand the type of queries we can serve our users” even further. That’s according Alphabet/Google CEO Sundar Pichai, speaking during the Q1 2024 Alphabet earnings call. AI overviews, which Google introduced in the U.S. in late March and the UK earlier
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Alphabet’s overall revenue increased by 15% to $80 billion, much higher than last year’s 3% year-on-year increase. By the numbers. Google Search revenue increased by 14% to $46 billion YoY in Q1 2024 compared to $40 billion in Q1 2023. This led to overall Google advertising revenue increasing by 13% to $61 billion YoY in
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President Joe Biden today signed a bill into law that forces TikTok to either divest from Chinese parent company ByteDance or face a full ban in the U.S. What it means. ByteDance must sell TikTok in nine months. That deadline can be extended by 90 days if needed to complete a sale. If ByteDance doesn’t
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Best of the SearchBot showcases Search Engine Land’s SearchBot’s responses to prompts submitted by readers. The language model is based on content from Search Engine Land layered on top of ChatGPT. The editors of Search Engine Land selected this response for its usefulness and have supplemented it with additional relevant content. I am the first generative AI
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Meta AI answers now may include Google Search results, making this the first AI assistant to include search results from both Google and Microsoft. That said, I’ve yet to find a query that triggered Google Search results. Meta AI launched with Microsoft Bing integrated in September. Why we care. Gartner predicted search traffic will fall
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Duncan is an award-winning researcher, with 20 years experience of analysing the technology industry, specialising in cloud computing, edge computing, blockchain, cybersecurity and marketing technology. New analysis of the ecommerce landscape has revealed the demise of traditional performance only marketing, as sophisticated brand building takes centre stage.  The report from Nest Commerce reveals that digital
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In an increasingly crowded digital world, it’s never been more crucial to distinguish yourself from the competition. Earning an industry award is one of the best ways to quickly and affordably rise to the top of your field while impressing clients and boosting company morale. Enter the 2023 Search Engine Land Awards by next Friday, September 1 (the final
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Advertisers might be able to purchase ads on Meta’s Threads platform as early as the second half of this year. That’s according to a Digiday (subscription required) report citing multiple sources. Why we care: Brands and marketers will soon have another way to reach their target audiences. Although Threads isn’t at the level of Facebook
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Paid search advertising revenues reached a new high in 2023 – though annual growth continues to slow, according to a new report. In total, search accounted for $88.8 billion of a record $225 billion in U.S. digital advertising revenues, according to the IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report: Full Year 2023, conducted by PwC. That figure
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Vertical video has become the mainstream format for advertisers, proving its value across various industries and categories. Historically, video ads were tailored for the traditional 16:9 landscape format, primarily on television. However, the emergence of mobile-first social media and evolving user behaviors and engagement patterns have ushered in a new era of vertical video advertising.
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JPMorgan Chase launched Chase Media Solutions, a new digital media business. It’s the first bank-led media platform, allowing advertisers to send relevant promotions to some 80 million financial customers. Chase acquired transaction-based digital advertising platform Figg in 2022 — a key component in Chase’s two-sided commerce platform. Chase Media Solutions was announced April 3. Why
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TikTok is reportedly developing AI-powered virtual influencers that will be able to compete against human creators for lucrative advertising contracts. The new AI avatars can allegeldy read scripts for video ads created from prompts submitted by brands and TikTok Shop sellers. However, this feature is still in its testing phase so everything is subject to
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Brands are almost twice as likely to influence U.S. shoppers by advertising on retailer websites as opposed to marketplaces, according to a new study. Research into the digital advertising landscape conducted by software engineering and digital consultancy company Intellias found that: 25% of U.S shoppers are now influenced to buy products advertised to them on
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Microsoft is testing removing the cache link from the Bing search results a couple of months after Google officially removed the cache link from its search results. Fabrice Canel from Microsoft confirmed this is a Bing test, he wrote, “Yes. Our team continuously experiments and tests various experiences to learn and deliver the best possible
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LinkedIn today introduced CTV ads, allowing marketers to include ads on CTV platforms in their B2B campaigns. Advertisers can add CTV to their LinkedIn campaigns through a network of partners including Paramount, Roku and Samsung Ads. In addition to LinkedIn’s self-service Campaign Manager, the company also has a managed offering, LinkedIn Premiere via its partnership
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