Yelp cracks down on ‘review rings’ as Google continues to see widespread mapspam

Locksmiths has always been a troubled category on Google. For years, honest local locksmiths have been crowded out by fake listings and fabricated reviews. Every so often an article calls that to our collective attention. Sprawling network of fake locations. Most recently, the CBC investigated the category and found “a sprawling network of fake locations…

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Brands can now buy Walmart sponsored search ads via API partners

Walmart made another move in building out its e-commerce advertising offering Friday with the launch of Walmart Advertising Partners. The company named four initial ads API partners: Flywheel Digital, Kenshoo, Pacvue and Teikametrics. Why we care This signals a significant next step for Walmart Media Groups’ efforts to attract large manufacturer budgets. Companies that are…

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