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Coywolf News covers new technologies, product updates, productivity tips, and changes that affect digital marketers. Core topics include SEO, Social, Paid, Email, Content, Webmaster, and Startups.

CM Group adds Selligent Marketing Cloud to its growing list of brands

Selligent Marketing Cloud’s enterprise and mid-market omnichannel tool is known for personalized insights driven by AI and machine learning. The company will retain its brand and continue normal operations after the acquisition by CM Group.

DOJ suit against Google renews Apple search engine speculation

The Department of Justice lawsuit against Google has the tech industry further speculating that Apple may be readying the launch of a new search engine.

Shopify partners with TikTok for creator-friendly ecommerce tools

The ecommerce platform will connect to a TikTok For Business account where creators can build shoppable content and ads. This is the first shoppable partnership TikTok has made available to the general public.

WooCommerce Payments now includes Subscriptions for free

WooCommerce has made its Subscriptions service available for free to all WooCommerce Payments users. The service is also available as an add-on for $199 a year to WooCommerce users who manage their payments with one of the other 24 available payment gateways.

Cloudflare ‘Browser Isolation’ makes remote browser isolation (RBI) faster and more secure

As part of Cloudflare’s Zero Trust week, the company announced the beta of a new service called Browser Isolation. The service enables companies using Cloudflare for Teams to leverage its network to safely browse sites in the cloud but render web pages locally via Google Chrome.

Google Analytics 4 leverages machine learning for business intelligence and new reports

Google Analytics 4 (GA4) replaces the apps and web beta property. This newest version of Google Analytics combines data streams from websites, iOS apps, and Android apps for a more complete view of customer behavior on your properties.

Shopify rolls out support for international domains and multiple languages with a focus on SEO

Shopify is helping online stores expand their presence into other countries and languages. The new international features are also optimized for search engines thanks to the automated creation of hreflang links and sitemaps.

New Slack Connect features will facilitate communication between organizations

The tool promises secure connections between workspaces without adding extra seats to a subscription plan. The new features debuted at the Slack Frontiers 2020 conference.

New ‘Do Not Track’ signal for browsers is designed to simplify privacy and be legally enforceable

Global Privacy Control (GPC) is a proposed standard for a browser signal that communicates to sites and services not to sell or share personal information. Unlike past ‘do not track’ efforts, this standard is designed to enforce existing and future laws.

Cloudflare launches Automatic Platform Optimization (APO) for WordPress: Here’s how to install it

Cloudflare announced a new site speed optimization service called Automatic Platform Optimization. The service launched with support for WordPress, but it requires several steps to enable it for self-hosted sites.

Cloudflare offers API Shield for free with all plans

API Shield is available for customers with gRPC-based APIs and by request through a closed beta for JSON APIs.

Twitter rolling out a feature that increases referral traffic by up to 40% for shared articles

The Twitter Communication team announced the success of a test that prompts users to read articles before they Retweet. They plan to make the feature available to everyone globally.

Cloudflare’s WARP VPN allows multi-platform license sharing

Cloudflare's 1.1.1.1 VPN has an unlimited and faster option called WARP+. The company allows WARP+ subscriptions to be used on up to five devices.

Facebook releases Rights Manager for Images

The tool will use image matching to protect copyrighted image content across the Facebook and Instagram platforms. Rights Manager for Images and the Creator Studio tool where it lives are intended for high-volume content creators and publishers.

Facebook to use yearly spend to determine Ads volume limits

The change will affect advertisers starting February 2021. Pages spending under $100K a month on Facebook Ads will be limited to showing 250 ads at a time.

Google Ads to pass on digital services tax (DST) to advertisers

Advertisers will be charged the fees on top of existing budgets beginning November 1, 2020. The new fees will affect ads shown in the UK, Austria, and Turkey.

‘Fast’ debuts one-click frictionless checkout that’s similar to Shopify’s but can be used on any platform

Capitalizing on Amazon’s expired 1-click patent, Fast officially launched its frictionless one-click checkout service that can be used by practically any ecommerce store. They promoted the service as making the internet faster.

SugarCRM acquires AI software company Node Inc.

SugarCRM is investing in the connective intelligence power of Node Inc. to bring CRM-focused AI to its CX platform, which includes sales CRM, marketing automation, and customer service modules.

Cloudflare launches beta of 1.1.1.1 VPN with WARP for macOS and Windows

First announced in April 2020, Cloudflare has finally released beta versions of its 1.1.1.1 VPN with WARP for macOS and Windows. The VPN service also includes support for 1.1.1.1 for Families, which blocks malware and adult sites.