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Artful photos of sunsets and ice cream are being challenged by more activist content on Instagram as it turns 10 years old in a time of social justice protests, climate crisis, and the pandemic.

Founded in 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, the app had one billion users two years and has grown fast since then, after first capturing the public’s attention with its image filters, and easy photo editing and sharing tools.

But playful pictures, once a hallmark of Instagram, are increasingly seen as off-key when people are “losing jobs, being sick, isolated and depressed, then on top of that the BLM (Black Lives Matter) protests and everything going on with the US election,” reasoned Rebecca Davis.

In 2016 she created ‘Rallyandrise’, an account devoted to helping people engage politically.

“Not that there’s no time and place for pretty photos, but maybe people are trying to find a

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Developers have to add another tool to their arsenal in order to keep up with the ever-changing times. Search engine optimization (SEO) is more important than ever now as more consumers are home and are turning to online businesses. Being able to find, and easily and quickly navigate through a website can make or break a business. 

“At its core, SEO is working on your site to help site rank better in Google or Bing….This can help get more users to click on the site when they’re searching,” James Leisy, senior technical SEO at DeepCrawl, said in a webinar on SD Times. 

While there are a number of different ways users can stumble upon a website, Leisy explained 53% of all trackable web traffic comes from organic search. If the website doesn’t behave properly or is too slow, it can damage a company’s direct revenue and even it’s brand

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It’s No Longer About The Backlinks

September 26, 2020 | seo | No Comments

By Jonathan Maxim, app founder, growth marketer and yogi nerd working at K&J Growth Hackers, serving Xfinity, TikTok, U.S. Dept of State & more.

SEO is one of those things no one wants to do. It requires patience, a lot of money and unmatched creativity — all things that are tough to come by in today’s society. SEO is the smart person’s game. It’s a classic tortoise-and-hare story: Slow and steady wins the race. Part of that slow-and-steady game is knowing when the rules change and how to adapt accordingly. 

1. Backlinks are out; dynamic content is in.

Google’s search team realized a lot of people were using shady SEO tactics and building tons of backlinks from huge websites, so it fought back. You’d think a backlink from Forbes, one of the most trafficked sites in the world, would shoot you to the top of the ranks, but

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