Regional Australia SMB Support, Google Search Update & More

A new Regional Small Business Support Program will be opening in early 2022, while exciting changes have been made to how you search Google. Keep reading to find out more news highlights for this week.

Business News from 13 December to 17 December 2021

Monday, 13 December 2021 News Highlights

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Tuesday, 14 December 2021 News Highlights

  • Facebook has been testing a creator support site to help creators with questions through a live chat with a support agent.
  • A $8.6 million Regional Small Business Support Program pilot will start in early 2022 to aid regional business recovery.
  • The Andrews Labour Government (VIC) will be opening a $25,000 to $100,000 Small-Scale and Craft Program awards grants to eligible small-scale and craft agribusinesses.
  • Apple Maps will be expanding its detailed coverage with better navigation, Look Around and other features to Australia.

Wednesday, 15 December 2021 News Highlights

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Thursday, 16 December 2021 News Highlights

  • TikTok has been testing a Windows program called TikTok Live Studio, which would allow users to log in with their TikTok account and stream directly to TikTok Live from their desktop.
  • YouTube is launching a new link format feature called ‘Places Mentioned’ found within the video description box that provides “an easy and visual way for viewers to learn about locations mentioned” in the video.

Friday, 17 December 2021 News Highlights

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