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The Best Tech 911 Posts of 2018

The Best Tech 911 Posts of 2018

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Best of LifehackerWhether we’ve made a complicated recipe absurdly simple, illustrated how to survive a natural disaster, or explained a political crisis in terms even your great-grandma would understand, these are some of our favorite stories from the past year.  I kicked off this Tech 911 column during my very first month at Lifehacker, and I’ve had a blast coming up with answers—occasional guesses, but mostly well-researched opinions—for your many tech questions. Keep on sending any and all tech questions you have to my email address or or post them in the comments below so I have a big batch of problems to solve for 2019. In the meantime, here’s a look back at some of the most popular tech dilemmas Lifehacker readers shared this year.How to Handle Email Spam From YourselfI receive a
Local SEOs Say Google Posts Traffic Declining

Local SEOs Say Google Posts Traffic Declining

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A group of local SEO experts are saying in the Local Search Forums that the Google Posts traffic has significantly declined over the past month or so. This specifically happened when Google moved the Google Posts to the bottom of the knowledge panel around October 1st.Jow Hawkins wrote:I am a huge fan of Google Posts but lately we have found that since Google moved them to the bottom of the Knowledge Panel we are seeing clicks on them decrease a lot. For example, this is an attorney we have been doing posts for since September. You can see the trending decline in clicks from the GMB Posts to his website.All the other local SEO experts saw the same pattern - a decline in traffic from Google Posts.Diogo Ordacowski shared this graph of a clients Google Analytics traffic from Google ...
Trump Takes Aim At Tech Giants Over Social Media Posts

Trump Takes Aim At Tech Giants Over Social Media Posts

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Social media is making Trump look bad, and the president is fighting back, threatening to prosecute Google and going after Twitter as well, with economic advisor Larry Kudlow telling  Bloomberg that the administration is "looking into" whether Google suppresses positive articles about Trump.Exactly how they are “looking into” it, no one knows, but Trump has accused Google of manipulating search results to make him look bad and rigging the search engine “so that almost all stories & news is BAD”.That all went down on Twitter first …(Click to enlarge)Then, it was followed up after a meeting in the Oval Office with FIFA President Gianni Infantino."I think Google has really taken advantage of a lot of people, and I think that's a very serious thing. That's a very serious charge,
Google Local Search Packs Now Show Posts from Google My Bus…

Google Local Search Packs Now Show Posts from Google My Bus…

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Google My Business Insights Show How Posts from Pages are P…

Google My Business Insights Show How Posts from Pages are P…

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‘Influencer’ deletes 95 Instagram posts after followers dis…

‘Influencer’ deletes 95 Instagram posts after followers dis…

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Social media “influencers” have a hard life. Mostly it seems to consist of taking pictures of themselves. Or things. Of course, sometimes even taking pictures of things proves too difficult, and in those desperate hours, there’s only one logical solution — steal someone else’s. Which brings us to the tale of Sadelle Yeung, described by Apple Daily as a KOL — that’s “key opinion leader” for the non-acronym savvy — who this week hurriedly removed 95 images from her account. Among the deleted photos were pictures of avocado toast, brick walls, blues skies and sunflowers. Naturally, many were accompanied by faux inspirational captions. Y’know, influencer stuff. The model — who has 91,000 followers on Instagram — regularly posts about travel, and last year even appeared in a