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1. Facebook Just Made Login Way More Secure
Facebook is integrating the use of physical USB security keys as an optional extra measure for users to keep their accounts secure.
2. 4 Smart Ways to Keep Up With Google in 2017
Google is constantly monitoring how users are making their search engine work more intuitively for them–and Google is constantly changing how their algorithms work as a result. HubSpot shares four ways you can keep on top of your marketing strategies to fluctuate along with those changes.
3.6 UX Design Trends To Follow in 2017
As the never-ending adjustments to Google’s search engine demonstrate, the only constant in the world wide web, is change. And with that, user experience design must adapt to those changes. Just Creative shares 6 trends in UX design to follow and help your brand’s digital presence stay in keeping with the times.
4. 19 Facebook Marketing Predictions for 2017 From the Pros
Looking to dig deeper into marketing on Facebook this year? Social Media Examiner brings the best of the best to share 19 predictions on what changes are coming, and that you’ll definitely want to be prepared for.
5. MailChimp Goes Beyond Email Marketing and Launches Support for Facebook Ad Campaigns
Mailchimp is expanding its email platform to Facebook ad management. This looks promising for brands already using Mailchimp to reach their customers, and will enable them to use creative easily across both platforms–with no extra fees on top of Facebook’s usual costs.
6. Facebook is Testing News Feed-Style Ads Inside Messenger
In an effort to expand its advertising options, Facebook is testing ad placement within its Messenger app. They will appear as below the fold carousel ads.
7. Facebook Just Made a Key Move in its Quest to Crush Snapchat
We all should have seen this one coming with Facebook’s creation of Stories in Instagram, but Facebook is rolling out its own Stories feature.
8. The New iOS Update Fixes Big Security Holes, So Get It Now
Apple has some bigger-than-usual security updates in its latest iOS, and it’s highly recommended that you update ASAP.
9. Amazon Will Now Send Your Kids Tech and Science Toys for $20 a Month
Looking to inspire your science and technology-minded kids? Amazon has launched a new subscription service to send you STEM-related toys based on your child’s age each month.
10. Netflix Now Lets Android Users Download Movies and Shows onto SD Storage
Netflix announced offline downloads late last fall, but it was a bit of a letdown for Android users with limited phone storage. To remedy that, Netflix is now allowing Android users to store movies offline on an SD card–the downloads will still have an expiration date, though.
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