Jon Henshaw interviews Hugo Gameiro, founder of Masto Host, about how he initially got into SEO and later founded a managed hosting platform for Mastodon. Hugo also shared what it was like during the Twitter migration initiated by Elon Musk's erratic behavior and what he thinks the future of Mastodon and the fediverse will be.
Buffer’s popular social media management software can now schedule and post to Mastodon servers. Coywolf has a first look at what it's like to connect and publish posts from Buffer to Mastodon.
As decentralized social media grows in popularity, companies have a unique opportunity to position their brands early in the fediverse and differentiate themselves from competitors. Mastodon provides the quickest path to creating and controlling a brand’s decentralized social presence.
Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter has its users looking for an alternative. Many people are considering the decentralized and ad-free Twitter alternative, Mastodon. Here’s how to switch and migrate from Twitter to Mastodon.
The Schema properties used for pros and cons in Reviews – positiveNotes and negativeNotes – have been expanded for use with online products. Google requested the change to enable them to understand better the products that are sold online.
PixelFed is a federated social platform for sharing photos. It mimics Instagram’s features but is open-source, privacy-focused, ad-free, decentralized, and gives complete control to its users. PixelFed’s new iOS app hopes to entice iPhone-using Instagram users away from Meta’s popular image-sharing app.
Leveraging its immense global traffic data, Cloudflare announced a replacement to Alexa Rank called Radar Domain Rankings. The so-called replacement only ranks the top 100 sites, and like Alexa Rank, the data is likely irrelevant to most marketers.
WebKit has supported the next-generation image format AVIF since April 2021, but Safari has not. That's because Apple's web browser can only process image types that macOS and iOS support. The release of iOS 16, and soon macOS Ventura, brings support for the AVIF image format to the operating system and Safari 16.
In a significant update to Cloudflare's 188.8.131.52 + WARP VPN service, the company added more precise geolocation to its free and premium account levels. The update now returns localized search engine and site results without exposing a user's public IP address.
Several months after Shopify launched its ‘link in bio’ service, Linkpop, they’ve updated it with new customizations, support for multiple users, and added the Buy It Now feature to all product links.
Ulysses, the popular writing and publishing app that uses Markdown for formatting, added support for creating, formatting and sharing tables.
Post SMTP, a free and widely used plugin that fixes common email delivery problems on WordPress, launched a new version of its software with an improved user interface on the heels of WPExperts acquiring it in March 2022.
In response to publishers improperly using the Schema structured data author type on articles, Google Search has published new author markup best practices.
Not every ebook format works with Kindle. Here are all the supported formats and how you can convert unsupported ebook formats to a native Kindle format.
Alexa Internet retired its website research and analysis tools on May 1, 2022. The service was well known among digital marketers for its Alexa Rank score.
Mastodon, an open-source and decentralized Twitter alternative, is gaining popularity as users seek out alternative social platforms in the wake of Elon Musk buying Twitter.
Google Search adding Signed Exchange (SXG) support for desktop results and creates a new meta tag for opting-out
Signed Exchanges (SXG) is an open standard created by Google that makes it possible for non-AMP sites to be cached and served by Google for near-instant delivery. SXG was initially supported for mobile results but will now work for desktop search results too. Sites wanting to opt-out of SXG for desktop results will have to add a unique meta tag to their pages.
After capitalizing on Amazon’s expired 1-click patent, Fast is shutting down its frictionless one-click checkout service that could be used by practically any ecommerce store. They initially promoted the service as making the internet faster.
Raindrop.io added a new feature to its browser extension that makes it possible to highlight text and leave notes on any web page.
Google announced its third product reviews update within the past year. They provided publishers with clear guidance on optimizing product reviews for better search result visibility and answered frequently asked questions.