Marketing & Technology News

Coywolf News keeps readers informed about events, new technologies, products updates, and important changes that affect marketers in the digital age. Topics covered include SEO, Social, Paid, Email, Content, Webmaster, and Startups.

WordPress

Yoast, Google, and others propose integrating XML sitemaps into WordPress Core

The XML sitemap proposal for WordPress Core would generate basic sitemaps without the need for a plugin and would also allow plugin-makers to build on top of the core functionality.

Gmail

Dynamic Email (aka AMP for Email) is being turned on for all G Suite accounts

On July 2nd, 2019, Google will default all G Suite accounts to support AMP for Email functionality in Gmail. Admins and Users will have to opt-out if they don't want to see dynamic email messages.

DevKit

WP Engine releases DevKit app for local WordPress development and deployment

DevKit enables web developers to iterate more quickly by running their site on a local environment and then making it easy to deploy to a live development, staging, or production environment on WP Engine.

Instagram

Is Facebook killing off organic reach on Instagram?

Agencies are becoming increasingly concerned that Instagram might be quietly removing organic reach from brands.

Sizmek

Amazon encroaches further into Google’s core revenue source with new acquisition

The largest independent buy-side advertising platform, Sizmek, has been acquired by Amazon.

Shopify Report

New study reveals brand loyalty is taking the lead over individual purchases in ecommerce

The June State of Commerce Report by Shopify discovered a significant increase in online shoppers returning to make new purchases from the same store.

Twitter Fabula

Twitter acquires AI company to fight abuse through deep learning

In an ongoing effort to reduce the need to report abuse, harassment, and doxxing, Twitter has acquired Fabula AI for its related deep learning expertise.

Google Ads

Google deprecates Target Search Page Location and Outranking Share in AdWords

Sagar Shah, Product Manager for Google Ads, announced the deprecation of two automated bidding features in Google AdWords. They will be replaced with Target Impression Share.

Rev Logo

Rev opens up early access to its automated speech to text transcription service

Audio and video content creators, especially podcasters, will be interested in Rev's new automated transcription service if they're short on time.

W3C WHATWG

W3C relinquishes control of HTML standards to WHATWG

After W3C and WHATWG parted ways in 2018, they've now agreed to a single HTML and DOM standard that will be managed by Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Mozilla.