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 WebmasterWorld Highlighted Posts   Mar. 4, 2015
Google's Knowledge Graph:Knowledge-Based Trust: Estimating the Trustworthiness of Web Sources
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

The possibility of the SERPs changing from significantly link-based, to greater emphasis on trustworthiness-based might be closer than some may think. ... read more ...

 

"Freak" Security Flaw Could Impact Apple and Google Users
Posted in Webmaster General by engine

More than one third of encrypted Web sites - including those bearing the "lock" icon that signifies a connection secured by SSL technology - proved vulnerable to attack... ... read more ...

 

Google AdSense PII Email Error "Sent Inadvertently"
Posted in Google AdSense by dolcevita

According to Google AdSense, last week's PII error emails were sent inadvertently to publishers. ... read more ...

 

First Signs of Google + Being Split Up?
Posted in Google Plus by bill

Bradley Horowitz appointed to run to be running Google's Photos and Streams products. Is this a sign of Google+ being split up. ... read more ...

 

Google To Expand Mobile Friendliness As A Ranking Signal
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by travelin_cat

The time to make sure your site is mobile friendly is approaching! ... read more ...

 

ICANN .APP Auction, Winning Bidder, Google, Pays $25,001,000
Posted in Domain Names by engine

Winner of ICANN auction for .APP gTLD pays $25,001,000, and it's Charleston Road Registry Inc. ... read more ...

 

Can Google's YouTube Ever Turn a Profit: Revenue Up From $3 billion to $4 billion
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

Facebook is snapping at its heels, and yet, according to people familiar with the matter, Google's YouTube revenue is up from $3 billion to $4 billion. ... read more ...

 

Google Tests AdSense Ads With White-Grey Striped Background
Posted in Google AdSense by HowYesNo

WebmasterWorld members spot a new test from Google AdSense which they dislike. ... read more ...

 

Facebook Launches a New Ads Manager Mobile App, Says it has 2-Million Active Advertisers
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

This new mobile app should make it easier for advertisers to manage their ads on the go. ... read more ...

 

Are links no longer important to Google?
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by goodroi

What to consider when decoding the preferred ranking signals for Google search ... read more ...

 

Server Farms IP Tracking Resource - February 2015
Posted in Search Engine Spider and User Agent Identification by incrediBILL

WebmasterWorld members provide an extensive range of IP addresses and user agent names that can be used to keep vast numbers of scrapers off websites. ... read more ...

 

HTTP/2 is Finalised
Posted in Website Technology Issues by bill

HTTP/2 and HPACK specification is now formally approved. ... read more ...

 

Yandex Seeks Russian Antitrust Investigation Into Google Search Bundling on Android
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

It seems that Yandex can now no longer be pre-installed by Yandex partners. ... read more ...

 

Facebook Launches Product Ads
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

Facebook is really upping its game on advertising with these new product ads. ... read more ...

 

Twitter Rolls Out TweetDeck Teams
Posted in Twitter by engine

Twitter's TweetDeck gets a new "Teams" feature for account sharing. ... read more ...

 

Bing Publishes "Understanding and Testing: Implicit Local Queries"
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by engine

Webmasters involved in "local" should get a better understanding of how to get the best out of Bing. ... read more ...

 

Microsoft adopts first international cloud privacy standard
Posted in Microsoft Corporate by bill

"We're optimistic that ISO 27018 can serve as a template for regulators and customers alike as they seek to ensure strong privacy protection across geographies and vertical industry sectors." ... read more ...

 

Pinterest Pulls the Plug On Affiliate Links
Posted in Pinterest by engine

"We believe this change will enable us to keep the high bar of relevancy and quality Pinners expect from Pinterest." ... read more ...

 

LinkedIn Makes Significant Changes to its Developer Program
Posted in LinkedIn by engine

Developers take note, May 12 the LinkedIn API becomes limited to support certain uses. ... read more ...

 

Facebook Advertisers To Get Ad Relevance Scores
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

Facebook introduces a relevance scoring system for advertisers rolling out this week. ... read more ...

 

Pinterest and Apple Team Up For "App Pins" For Easier App Discovery
Posted in Pinterest by engine

Getting an App noticed is pretty difficult if you're just relying on the App Store. This development with Apple may be helpful for the smaller app developers. ... read more ...

 

http to https - Final Pre-Flight Checklist
Posted in Webmaster General by Frank_Rizzo

WebmasterWorld Members discuss final pre-flight checks before converting a site from http to https ... read more ...

 

Google Adds Health Information to The Knowledge Graph
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Google adds researched health information to the Knowledge Graph ... read more ...

 

At Home with the Robots: 2015 Edition
Posted in Search Engine Spider and User Agent Identification by lucy24

An extensive review of robots, or web crawlers, and behaviour, good, friendly, or unhealthy. ... read more ...

 

Google Updates and SERP Changes - February 2015
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by samwest

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

 

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