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1: new post   'Flash Cookies' Anti Hacking Lawsuit Is Thrown Out, But Questions Remain Over Deceptive Tactics
The judge threw out the anti-hacking claim entirely, saying that Bose didn't suffer any real damage to her computer because of Flash cookies. The claim over deceptive business acts was left in against interclick but thrown out against the corporations that did business with it; the tresspass claim against interclick was left in.
Aug 19, 2011
2: new post   Adobe to Acquire Omniture
"Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) and Omniture, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMTR) today announced the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement for Adobe to acquire Omniture in a transaction valued at approximately $1.8 billion..."
Sept 15, 2009
3: new post   Alexa Changes Measurement Methodology
"We've been working hard behind the scenes for several months and are excited to announce that our new Alexa Rankings system is available."
Apr 17, 2008
4: new post   ClickTracks Acquired By J. H. Halsey Corp.
"J.L. Halsey Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the preparation and filing of a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a $20 million common stock rights offering. The purpose of the rights offering is to raise capital to repay a $10 million promissory note issued to fund the recent acquisition of ClickTracks Analytics, a Santa Cruz, California-based provider of web analytics services, and to provide Halsey with additional capital to support its future growth and possible additional acquisitions. "
Aug 21, 2006
5: new post   Comscore: Global Search Market Up 46pct In 2009
Jan 22, 2010
6: new post   Experian Acquires Hitwise
"Experian, the global information solutions company, announces that it has acquired Hitwise, a leading Internet marketing intelligence company, which helps clients monitor the performance of their websites and target their online advertising spend more effectively. The purchase price is approximately $240m and will be funded from Experian's existing cash resources."
Apr 19, 2007
7: new post   Favicon and the New Browsers
We used to watch for Favicon requests to detect bookmarking. Several new versions of browsers, such as Opera and Mozilla, put that system out of action.
Mar 24, 2003
8: new post   Google Adds Analytics Data Sharing (beta)
Mar 6, 2008
9: new post   Google Analytics - a return to the "hits" metric
"Forget that business about absolute unique visitors, goal completion rate, or even bounce rate. If you want to achieve success, you need to focus on hits." - Google Analytics Blog, 1 April, 2010
Apr 2, 2010
10: new post   Google Analytics Adds Social Reports, And Tracks Links To Your Content
These reports provide another layer of social insight showing which of your content attracts links, and enables you to keep track of conversations across other sites that link to your content. Most website and blog owners had no easy mechanism to do this in the past, but we see it as another important feature for holistic social media reports. When you know what your most linked content is, it is then also much easier to replicate the success and ensure that you are building relationships with those users who actively link to you the most.
May 4, 2012
11: new post   Google Analytics Has a Reporting Delay
Google reports a temporary reporting delay for Analytics accounts. They assure us that no data will be lost, and reporting for most users is current through Saturday July 28.
July 30, 2007
12: new post   Google Analytics Introduces New Features
"Google Analytics has some smart new features, such as outbound link tracking, being introduced over the coming weeks.
Oct 17, 2007
13: new post   Google Analytics Real-Time
Today we're very excited to bring real time data to Google Analytics with the launch of Google Analytics Real-Time: a set of new reports that show what's happening on your site as it happens.
Sept 30, 2011
14: new post   Google Analytics Reporting Bug
"WebmasterWorld Members are seeing zeros on their Google Analytics stats: A reporting bug or data loss?"
Nov 3, 2010
15: new post   Google Analytics Retires Old Version
"...we are now fully transitioning and leaving the old version behind."
July 18, 2012
16: new post   Google Analytics: Is That a Bot or Real Visitors
"how can I tell if the traffic that is shown on Analytics is real or just traffic caused by bots crawling?"
Jan 14, 2009
17: new post   Google Announces Analytics Enhancements For Mobile Apps
Google mobile App tracking analytics enhancements announced.
Dec 14, 2011
18: new post   Google Enables FireFox PreFetching
"Prefetching may impact your site because the prefetch request will happen whether or not the user clicks on the result, so it may result in additional traffic to your web server."
Mar 31, 2005
19: new post   Google Enhances Analytics Real Time-Reports
With the real-time events report, you can now not only see the top events as they occur but also filter on particular event categories (and actions). Additionally, you can see whether particular segments of visitors trigger different events and debug your events deployment in real time.
Mar 28, 2013
20: new post   Google Expands Universal Analytics Trial To All Analytics Users
Today, we're excited to welcome and invite all Google Analytics customers to try Universal Analytics.
Mar 23, 2013
21: new post   Google Releases New Analytics Interface
Google says "The new version of Google Analytics is easy enough for a layperson to understand, but also offers the sophistication experienced users need."
May 8, 2007
22: new post   Google's Urchin 6 Software Beta Now Public
"It's a 90 day Beta download, and when it comes out of Beta it'll be a commercial product priced at $2,995."
Feb 2, 2008
23: new post   Hitbox Starting To Use Exit Windows
Tracker site to begin using interstitial advertisments.
June 12, 2002
24: new post   How Accurate Are Keywords Listed In Google Analytics
How accurate - if at all - are the keywords listed in google analytics when you have the secondary dimension set to "keyword"?
Aug 22, 2013
25: new post   How accurate/reliable is your web analytic tool?
July 3, 2006
26: new post   How to track visitors - an intermediate guide
The strengths and limits of different technical approaches to user tracking.
Dec 3, 2003
27: new post   Identifying The Mozilla Browser In Your Logs
"The Mozilla Browser comes in many flavours. WebmasterWorld Members discuss the detail in correctly identifying all these differing browsers and UAs.
Nov 12, 2008
28: new post   Log Analysis on the Desktop
"I've a need to analyze extended log files (2 years worth) and would like to do it on my local machine. "
Feb 8, 2003
29: new post   Mozilla Firefox 'Collusion' Add-On Tracks Who's Tracking You
Collusion looks to offer more transparency to users by creating a visualization of how your data is being spread to different companies as you navigate the web.
Feb 29, 2012
30: new post   NetIQ to buy First Place Software
NetIQ - owners of WebTrends - have announced intentions to purchase First Place Software - owners of WebPosition SEO Software.
Apr 7, 2004
31: new post   Protecting Email Addresses From Harvesters
"...I am now wondering about the best way to protect email addresses..."
Dec 21, 2005
32: new post   Real World Referral Numbers
The topics seems to keep coming up. Here´s the orginal thread with the search engine referral numbers survey.
Apr 6, 2002
33: new post   Referral Strings - the Most Suspect Data on the Net
Referral data is often off by large percentages on many sites. Here is a long discussion detailing many of the problems with trying to read tea leaves (erm - referral data).
Nov 22, 2002
34: new post   Referrals - what's a healthy ratio ?
What should the ratio be, are there any healthy minimums, for example?
Nov 29, 2001
35: new post   Registry Proposed For "Do Not Track" List
"The Consumer Federation of America and the Consumers Union also urged the FTC to bar collection of health information and other sensitive data by companies that do business on the Internet unless a consumer consents."
Apr 16, 2008
36: new post   Site Logs Show Traffic Surge: Human or Zombie
When a site jumps from 10,000 to 40,000 visits in a day, how best to establish whether this is real human traffic, or zombie robots.
Feb 22, 2012
37: new post   Stat Recognition - Study Those Numbers Baby!
"There is a fair bit of number crunching to do for a site, and a whole lot of assumptions when it comes to viewing your webstats."
Apr 8, 2002
38: new post   Study: Online User Tracking Escalating
A new study from a Stanford University researcher has found that a lot of the little bits and pieces of supposedly anonymous data being deposited by your web browser are actually being gathered and reassembled by dozens of companies and sold. And stopping that from happening takes more than a little bit of effort, helped by a growing movement for 'do not track' legislation.
Oct 12, 2011
39: new post   The Breadcrumbs You Leave: Should You Be Concerned
"Consumers have not complained to any great extent about data collection online. But privacy experts say that is because the collection is invisible to them."
Mar 10, 2008
40: new post   Three Fresh Worms Hit Windows
Feb 3, 2005
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