Keep up to date with what is happening in the fast-paced world of digital marketing. Our experts pick out the week's top stories and digital trends to keep you ahead of the game. Here are their top choices ...

Common mistakes and quick fixes to improve poky page speed

Contributor Janet Driscoll Miller points out three page load speed issues and provides simple but effective workarounds that will enable web pages to load faster and gain favour with Google. Click here to read more.

Facebook adds option to report conversations in Messenger following widespread criticism

In reaction to criticism around the use of Messenger in some countries, particularly Myanmar, Facebook has introduced new tools that allow users of the app to report conversations that violate its community standards. Click here to read more.

You can now try Smart Compose in the new Gmail

Smart Compose is an AI tool that promises to automatically finish your sentences for you, using what it has learned about how people typically write. Click here to read more.

Google to notify those who leave reviews when business owners respond

Google announced that it will notify customers or users who leave reviews on Google Local after owners respond to their reviews. Click here to read more.

Why Siemens is putting AI in charge of its revamped content strategy

Siemens wants to turn its digital communications platform into one that’s as important to consumers as Facebook. It’s starting by getting artificial intelligence to tell its internal authors what to write about. Click here to read more.

Snapchat starts showing six-second ads that viewers can’t skip.

Snapchat viewers are seeing a new type of ad — ones they have to watch. On Monday, the first forced-view ads, meaning they can't be skipped, started popping up on the app, promoting movies like "Deadpool" and "Adrift" and products such as Samsung's Galaxy S9 and Snapple. Click here to read more.