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 WebmasterWorld Highlighted Posts   Jan. 20, 2017
Matt Cutts officially leaves Google, stays with US Digital Service
Posted in Foo by Robert_Charlton

It's official... Matt Cutts has left Google. ... read more ...


Google+ Adds Events and "Turns Down" On The Web January 24
Posted in Google Plus by bill

Google continues to revamp Google+ and it's adding events, and, using its own words, "its time to say goodbye to classic Google+ on the web, which we'll be turning down on January 24." ... read more ...


RIP Google link: operator
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by phranque

It's long been known that the link operator in Google was ineffective, so it'll come as no surprise that it's no longer live in a Google search. ... read more ...


Google Mobile Interstitial Ad Penalty: Monitoring the Impact
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by thomcraver

WebmasterWorld Members are monitoring and discussing the impact of the Google mobile interstitial ad penalty as it rolls out. ... read more ...


Opera Shows off Experimental Browser, "Neon"
Posted in Opera Browser Usage and Support by engine

Opera has shown off an experimental browser called Neon. ... read more ...


Google Updates and SERP Changes - January 2017
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by mboydnv

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


EU Wakes Up To Annoyance of "Cookie Law"
Posted in UK Search and Internet Marketing News by engine

That annoying EU directive over cookies is being reconsidered, at last, and cookie provision streamlining is proposed. ... read more ...


Facebook Reaches Out to Journalists with its Journalism Project
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by engine

Facebook is reaching out to journalists with its Journalism Project to enhance ties between it and the news industry, and to combat fake news. ... read more ...


Microsoft Adds Privacy Dashboard
Posted in Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/10) by bill

Microsoft has introduced a web-based privacy dashboard to help combat criticism over Windows 10 privacy policies. ... read more ...


Part of Yahoo to Rename to Altaba Inc., Marissa Mayer To Resign From Yahoo's Board
Posted in Yahoo Corporate by travelin_cat

According to an SEC filing, the remaining part of Yahoo is to rename to Altaba Inc. upon closing of the sale, and the board to be reduced by five, including the departure of Marissa Mayer, Yahoo's CEO. ... read more ...


Google AdSense Ad Balance Slider Review
Posted in Google AdSense by Evan_Salamanca

WebmasterWorld Members review and discuss the Google AdSense ad balance slider which was devised to focus on a publisher's best performing ads. ... read more ...


Vine Becomes Vine Camera on January 17
Posted in Twitter by engine

Vine Camera will allow looping videos to be posted to twitter. ... read more ...


Is Sitecore Worth the Cost? A Perspective
Posted in Content Management by ergophobe

Working with Sitecore, from a user perspective. ... read more ...


Happy New Year Everyone!
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by keyplyr

Greetings to all for a terrific 2017. ... read more ...


Keywords - Outdated or Still Critical?
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by goodroi

WebmasterWorld Members discuss keywords: Are they still critical to your SEO success or are they deprecated? ... read more ...


Vivaldi Browser Adds a Series of Tab-Related Improvements
Posted in Opera Browser Usage and Support by bill

Vivaldi 1.6 for Mac, Windows and Linux add tab-related management and notification features. ... read more ...


Firefox Support Windows XP and Vista Ends September 2017
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by bill

Mozilla has drawn a line in the sand for the end of Firefox support on Windows XP and Vista. ... read more ...


Are Search Results Being Throttled?
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by mikeinjersey

WebmasterWorld Members discuss the possibility of search results being throttled for traffic. ... read more ...


Methbot: Video-Watching Botnet Steals Millions of Dollars a Day
Posted in Webmaster General by keyplyr

Ad watching bot shows signs of "engagement" fooling advertisers it's legitimate users on sites. ... read more ...


Good Old Fashion Checklist SEO for 2017
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by goodroi

Here is a new SEO checklist to help you rank in 2017. ... read more ...


Bing Webmaster Tools Design Update
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by keyplyr

Bing has tweaked its Webmaster Tools UI with some improvements. ... read more ...


Yahoo New Hack: 1 Billion Accounts Including Names, Emails, Telephone and Birth Dates
Posted in Yahoo Corporate by engine

Yahoo was hit with another hack in August 2013 of over 1 billion accounts. ... read more ...


Microsoft Announces Cortana Skills Kit and Cortana Devices SDK
Posted in Microsoft Corporate by engine

Microsoft announced the Cortana Skills Kit and Cortana Devices SDK for Developers and OEMs. ... read more ...


The Next Phase of Mobile Dominance is Just Starting
Posted in Foo by engine

WebmasterWorld Members discuss where next, and how to capitalise on the power of a smartphone. ... read more ...


Google AdSense: Publisher Experiments to Reduce Accidental Clicks
Posted in Google AdSense by IanTurner

WebmasterWorld members experiment with ad margins to help reduce accidental clicks. ... read more ...


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