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YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn Drive More Engaged Referrals Than Facebook, Twitter [STUDY] - Shareaholic looked a six months of data from more than 200,000 websites between September 2013 and February 2014 and discovered that the most engaged referral traffic comes from YouTube, which delivered 3 minutes 47 seconds and 2.99 page views per visitor. AllTwitter Google Tests Product Images Within Organic Listings - It seems Google is testing showing product images in the organic, free search result listings, for certain e-commerce sites. This was first spotted in a Moz thread for a site that sells ski equipment named evo.com. Search Engine Land

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