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 WebmasterWorld Highlighted Posts   Jan. 16, 2018
Facebook Changes Algo Feed to Show Less From Publishers and Brands
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by mcneely

In a significant move, Facebook has said it'll be changing the news feed to show less from publishers and advertisers. ... read more ...


Google AdSense Publishers Report Increase in Empty Ad Spots
Posted in Google AdSense by ruggiero

Discussion about publishers reporting an apparent increase in empty ad slots. ... read more ...


Google Rolling Out 16-Months Performance Data in New Search Console
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Google is rolling out a new search console with extended data including 16-months of data... ... read more ...


Google Consolidates Android Pay and Google Wallet into Google Pay
Posted in Google, Alphabet Inc., Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

Android Pay and Google Wallet are now Google Pay. ... read more ...


Serious CPU Vulnerabilities Named Meltdown and Spectre
Posted in Website Security for Webmasters by engine

Meltdown and Spectre are affecting PCs, mobile devices, and in the cloud. ... read more ...


Google Updates and SERP Changes - January 2018
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by samwest

WebmasterWorld's monthly look at Google's SERPs changes. ... read more ...


Browser Login Managers Exploited for Web Tracking
Posted in Webmaster General by engine

Password manager tools in browsers are being exploited for web tracking. ... read more ...


Kernel memory leaking' Intel processor flaw forces OS Updates
Posted in Foo by Brett_Tabke

Updates to OS could slow the system by as much as 30pct. ... read more ...


Predictions for 2018
Posted in Foo by Shepherd

WebmasterWorld Members mull over 2018 predictions. ... read more ...


WebmasterWorld Server Moved
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by Brett_Tabke

We are back. Major thanks to The Ninjas for all the help! ... read more ...


Google Will Eventually Stop Following Links on Noindex Pages
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Google will eventually stop following links from a page that has noindex on it. ... read more ...


Eric Schmidt is Stepping Down From Alphabet
Posted in Google, Alphabet Inc., Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by blend27

Eric Schmidt is stepping down in January from his role as executive chairman of Alphabet. ... read more ...


Tool To Check How Your Site Performs from China
Posted in Asia and Pacific Region by bill

WebmasterWorld Members discuss a tool to check how a site looks from China. ... read more ...


Google Chrome Starts Blocking Ads Not Complying With Coalition for Better Ads, Feb 15, 2018
Posted in Google Chrome Browser by engine

Google Chrome will start removing "failing" status ads that don't comply with the Coalition for Better Ads Guidelines. ... read more ...


Are You Ready For Google's Mobile First Indexing
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Mobile First indexing is a real thing, now: Make sure your site is ready by following these tips. ... read more ...


Facebook Clamps Down on "Engagement Bait"
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by engine

Posts and pages that use tag baiting and comment baiting will now be demoted by Facebook. ... read more ...


U.S. F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rules
Posted in Foo by engine

Well, that's it, it's a done deal. ... read more ...


Bing Adds Intelligent Search, Powered by AI
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by engine

Bing has announced new AI-powered features making it more interactive. ... read more ...


ROBOT Website Exploit is Back, After 19 Years
Posted in Website Security for Webmasters by engine

Websites are vulnerable to a crypto exploit, called ROBOT, which was originally discovered way back in 1998. ... read more ...


Twitter Adds "Threads" Feature for Tweetstorms
Posted in Twitter by engine

It's a far more elegant way of making multi-threaded messages. ... read more ...


Social Media is "ripping apart the social fabric of how society works"
Posted in Professional Webmaster Business Issues by engine

"I think we have created tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works," ... read more ...


Apple Acquires Music Recognition Service, Shazam
Posted in Apple Software and Technology by travelin_cat

Shazam was estimated to be worth $1 Billion in January of 2015. ... read more ...


Blog Bribes and Search Engine Penalties
Posted in Foo by engine

The topic of paying for content has arisen again, with some strong accusations and denials. ... read more ...


Google Add Expanded Features Snippets, Knowledge Panel Updates and Suggested Content
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Google has made a number of updates to Featured Snippets, and has updated the Knowledge Panel, along with suggested content on search topics. ... read more ...


Oath and Mozilla Sue and Countersue Over Yahoo Search Deal
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by engine

Mozilla removed Yahoo as default search provider, resulting in a lawsuit by Oath. ... read more ...


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