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Here are this week’s hottest stories.
? Google Maxes Out Mobile-First
Google has been prioritising the mobile version of your website for quite a while, which makes responsive web design crucial. But according to Search Engine Land’s Barry Schwartz, the search engine giant will use mobile-first indexing to crawl and index all sites by September 2020.
✍️ Penning The Perfect Social Media Post
As a general rule of thumb, social media posts should be as short, sharp and punchy as a punk track by Die Arzte. But with various character limits on each platform, how long should a post be to grab great engagement? Social Media Today’s Andrew Hutchinson has shared an enlightening infographic with all the answers!
? Awesome App Accessibility
Making apps accessible for people with disabilities can be tricky for web developers, but it’s crucial for organisations who need to share glitch-free info on products and services with a diverse clientele. TechTarget’s Darryl K Taft has been talking to testing vendor Applause about a tool that helps enlightened developers iron out sticky accessibility problems from the start.
? All hail inspirational idiots
If everyone was too afraid to make a fool of themselves, some of our greatest creative ideas would never see the light of day. AdWeek’s David Griner has found a funny new ad from fizzy drink floggers Fanta that reminds us all how amazing idiots are by parodying previous campaigns from the likes of Nike.
? Fiery Wire Walking
The German-American Wallendas are a daredevil dynasty who have been entertaining the public for generations by pushing themselves to the limit with a series of death-defying stunts. And their latest nerve-shredding escapade saw Nik Wallenda walking across the mouth of an active volcano in Nicaragua – as you do! So what can we learn from this? As Nik’s great grandfather Karl said: ‘Life is lived out on the wire. The rest is just waiting’.
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