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 WebmasterWorld Highlighted Posts   Mar. 4, 2015
Twitter Promoted Tweets Now On Syndicated Sites
Posted in Twitter by engine

Twitter has found a way to extend the value of a promoted tweet... ... read more ...

 

StatCounter: Google US Search Share, January, 2015, Falls Below 75pct
Posted in Webmaster General by engine

Gains made by Yahoo through the Firefox browser default search doesn't appear to have been eroded, just yet, despite Google's efforts to make switching back easier. ... read more ...

 

Twitter Tests Instant Timeline
Posted in Twitter by engine

This instant time-line test is aimed at new users. ... read more ...

 

Google Agrees To Rewrite and Clarify Privacy Policy For UK
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

This is for the UK only at the moment, but could end up Europe-wide. ... read more ...

 

Google Reports Q4 and Year End 2014 Results Up 66pct to $66 Billion
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

Google Inc. revenues for the quarter ended December 31, 2014 were $18.10 billion, representing a 15pct increase over fourth quarter of 2013 revenues of $15.71 billion. ... read more ...

 

Facebook Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results: Revenue Up 58pct
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

Revenue for the full year 2014 was $12.47 billion, an increase of 58% year-over-year. ... read more ...

 

Highly Critical Vulnerability "Ghost" Allowing Code Execution on Most Linux Systems
Posted in Linux, Unix, and *nix like Operating Systems by bill

Could "Ghost" on Linux systems be the "Heartbleed" of 2015. ... read more ...

 

YouTube now defaults to HTML5 video instead of Flash
Posted in Flash and Shockwave by bill

Given the progress YouTube has made with HTML5 video, they're now defaulting to the HTML5 player on the web. ... read more ...

 

Twitter's New Group Direct Messaging and Video Edit From Twitter App
Posted in Twitter by engine

Twitter adds two new features being rolled out to users in the coming days. ... read more ...

 

Opera's Former CEO Announces Vivaldi, A New Browser For Power Users
Posted in Opera Browser Usage and Support by bill

The first preview of a new Chromium-based browser, Vivaldi, announced today. ... read more ...

 

Microsoft FY 15 Q2 Revenue $26.5 billion
Posted in Microsoft Corporate by engine

Microsoft Corp. today announced revenue of $26.5 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2014. ... read more ...

 

Mozilla Adds Core WebVR Support To Firefox Nightly Builds
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by engine

Mozilla is working on bringing VR capabilities closer to fruition. ... read more ...

 

First U.S. Bitcoin Exchange To Open Today
Posted in Ecommerce by engine

The first U.S.-based regulated bitcoin exchange is set to launch today. ... read more ...

 

Twitter Introduces Tweet Translation With Bing
Posted in Twitter by engine

Twitter has said it's now including Bing translation in up to 40 language pairs for tweets. ... read more ...

 

Switching Back to HTTP From HTTPS
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by teokolo

Many webmasters jumped on the bandwagon and switched from http to https. Some are finding there's no apparent ranking change, and other minor issues developed as a result of going secure. In this thread, WebmasterWorld Members discuss the problems of switching to https, and the implications and reasons for switching back to http. ... read more ...

 

Microsoft Windows 10 Upgrade Offered For Free
Posted in Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/9/10) by engine

Microsoft is keen to get users of Windows OS 7, 8, and Windows Phone onto Windows 10 with a free upgrade for the first year. ... read more ...

 

Facebook's Newsfeed To Show Fewer "Hoaxes"
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

Facebook has tweaked its Newsfeed to show "fewer" hoax stories in the feed. ... read more ...

 

Google Is Not Extending "Right to be Forgotten" Outside of E.U.
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

Google has stated it's not going to remove pages from its global index as it's already complying with E.U. "right to be forgotten" ruling, in Europe. ... read more ...

 

Google Emailing Non-Mobile Friendly Sites
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by ZydoSEO

Google is mailing webmasters about their sites being non-responsive and that as a result it would do poorly in search results for searches performed from mobile devices. ... read more ...

 

Google Wants Your Help To Improve Search and Tools 2015
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

WebmasterWorld Members discuss how can Google improve Search and GWT. ... read more ...

 

Google Shuts Off More AdWords Malware Affecting AdSense
Posted in Google AdWords by engine

According to AdSense publishers reporting malware on their sites, Google has shut off another bad actor getting through the system. ... read more ...

 

Facebook at Work App Collaboration Tool In Limited Test
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

Facebook is moving forward with its work collaboration facility, and it seems there are businesses lined up to test it. ... read more ...

 

Firefox 35 Released With "Firefox Hello" Browser Communications
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by engine

"Firefox integrates three new features directly in the Firefox toolbar or in Customize Mode..." ... read more ...

 

The Value of Inbound Links and Outbound Links in Google SEO
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by born2run

WebmasterWorld Members discuss the value and efficacy of inbound and outbound links for today's Google SEO. ... read more ...

 

The Effectiveness of CSS Positioning and Google SEO
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by ergophobe

WebmasterWorld Members discuss source-ordered code and how it may make sites and pages appear in the SERPs. ... read more ...

 

Entity Mentions and Link Building
Posted in Link Development by martinibuster

"Entity mentions is a spin-off from a patent related to what has been referred to as a "previous query" feature." ... read more ...

 

Facebook Reports Video Uptake Averages 1 Billion Views Per Day
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

There have to be marketing opportunities there with that kind of uptake! ... read more ...

 

Google US Search Market Share Drops From 79 to 75 pct, Yahoo Share Up
Posted in Webmaster General by engine

Yahoo's US search share is up at the expense of Google's share. ... read more ...

 

The Future of Link Development
Posted in Link Development by wheel

WebmasterWorld Members debate the future of link development, TrustRank, citations, and brand building. ... read more ...

 

Ranking In Google With New TLDs
Posted in Google SEO by pontifex

WebmasterWorld Members discuss testing the ranking of new TLDs in Google. - (Subscription required) ... read more ...

 

Google Updates and SERP Changes - January 2015
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by RedBar

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

 

Google's John Mueller On Panda and Penguin Penalties
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Whitey

WebmasterWorld Members discuss Panda and Penguin penalties following John Mueller's comments. ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Member Feedback
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by incrediBILL

WebmasterWorld members are reporting all issues and wish list items for WebmasterWorld's website. Feedback is welcome from all! ... read more ...

 

Top WebmasterWorld Discussions of 2014
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

Here's a selection of some of the hottest discussions and news stories of 2014 ... read more ...

 

Happy New Year Everyone!
Posted in Foo by engine

Wishing everyone a happy and prosperous 2015! ... read more ...

 

Report: Microsoft Working on New Browser Codenamed Spartan
Posted in Microsoft Internet Explorer by engine

Not IE 12, but a potential new browser from Microsoft. ... read more ...

 

Server Farm IP Tracking Resource
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 ...

 

Ex-Googler Discusses Where Banned Publisher Money Goes
Posted in Google AdSense by martinibuster

Following the banned publisher money trail ... read more ...

 

ICANN's technical competence queried by Verisign report
Posted in Domain Names by bill

Soon to be released Verisign report raises serious questions how ICANN prioritizes its core technical functions ... read more ...

 

2015 - Emerging Trends in Search
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Whitey

WebmasterWorld Members discuss the emerging trends of search. ... read more ...

 

Google Updates and SERP Changes - December 2014
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by RedBar

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

 

ICANN Investigates "Spear Phishing" Attack After Obtaining Admin Access To Files in CZDS
Posted in Webmaster General by engine

ICANN provides information on this hacking incident which appears to have been smart enough to fool its own staff. ... read more ...

 

Multiple Banned AdSense Users Suing Google Alleging Fraud
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by mrengine

Banned Google AdSense publishers decide to sue Google over revenues earned, but are not passed on. ... read more ...

 

Google Proposes Marking HTTP Sites as Non Secure
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Google proposes marking HTTP sites as non-secure. WebmasterWorld members debate the proposal, and, if it's undertaken, will end up in negatively impacting non https sites. ... read more ...

 

SoakSoak Malware Cripples Compromised WordPress Installs
Posted in WordPress by lorax

'SoakSoak' is a new malware that cripples compromised WordPress installs. ... read more ...

 

Facebook Drops Microsoft Bing Web Search Results
Posted in Facebook Marketing by bill

Facebook has stopped including results from Bing on its social networking site. ... read more ...

 

New EU VAT Rules 1 Jan 2015 #VATMOSS #VATMESS #EUVAT
Posted in Ecommerce by Frank_Rizzo

It seems many ecommerce businesses are unaware of the new VAT rules coming to the EU. These taxes may have implications for business outside the EU, too. ... read more ...

 

Facebook Adds New Tools For Publishers
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

Facebook is out to win the hearts and minds of publishers and to encourage their greater use and participation with some new tools. ... read more ...

 

Google News To Close In Spain
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

"...as a result of a new Spanish law, we'll shortly have to close Google News in Spain." ... read more ...

 

How Content Quality Is Used By Bing in SERPs Ranking
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by engine

Bing publishes information on the importance of content quality to help explain how it may affect the SERPs. ... read more ...

 

Flickr's Selling Your Photos, and You May Not See Any Revenue
Posted in Foo by engine

Flickr has said it will sell canvas prints of some photos uploaded to its servers, and if it's your picture you may not see any revenue. ... read more ...

 

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