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 WebmasterWorld Highlighted Posts   Oct. 13, 2015
Facebook Tests Shopping Feeds and Ads With "Canvas"
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

Matched to feeds and likes, "Canvas" gives mobile users a full screen, fast loading, product browsing capability before the users choose to go through to the retailers web site. ... read more ...


Mozilla is to Ditch All Plugins from Firefox - except Flash
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by bill

NPAPI plugins get death date of Christmas 2016 ... read more ...


Google Updates and SERP Changes - Oct 2015
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by charliekoen

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


Facebook Tests "Reactions," an Extensions of the Like Button
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

Facebook test on new "like" button will give t a range of new data points. ... read more ...


Google Tackles Hacked Spam in SERPs With Algo Change
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by reseller

Google explains how new algo changes will tackle hacked spam sites, and that it will eventually impact roughly 5pct of queries, and is language dependent. ... read more ...


Google Announces Accelerated Mobile Pages for Faster, Open Mobile Web
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

APM (Accelerated Mobile Web) is devised to speed content delivery to mobile devices with AMP HTML for the production of light-weight web pages. ... read more ...


Microsoft unveils new Windows 10 hardware devices at event in NYC
Posted in Microsoft Corporate by bill

Released today were the new Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, new Lumia Phones and the Microsoft Band 2. ... read more ...


Data Transfer Pact Between U.S. and Europe Is Ruled Invalid
Posted in Webmaster General by bill

The court said that Safe Harbor is flawed because it allowed American government authorities to gain routine access to Europeans' online information. ... read more ...


Google Display Network Going 100pct Viewable
Posted in Google AdSense by netmeg

Google AdSense Publishers should take note. ... read more ...


Google May Be Building a Mobile SERPs Index
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Google may be working on a mobile index. ... read more ...


Report: Twitter Considers a New Way to Extend the 140 Character Limit
Posted in Twitter by engine

According to this report, twitter may be looking at ways to extend the 140 character limit for tweets, in a similar way to its DMs. ... read more ...


Google Changes "First Click Free" Policy For Google News and Search
Posted in Google, Alphabet Inc., Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

Google has updated its First Click Free policy over subscriber content behind a pay wall. ... read more ...


Google AdWords New "Customer Match" and "Universal App Campaigns"
Posted in Google AdWords by SEMachine

Google's new "Customer Match" in AdWords allows advertisers to target ads on e-mail address database, and "Universal App Campaigns" lets developers promote their apps across search, Play, YouTube, and Google's display network. ... read more ...


It's Official: North America has run out of new IPv4 addresses
Posted in Webmaster General by bill

On 24 September 2015, ARIN issued the final IPv4 addresses in its free pool. ... read more ...


Click Fraud by Bots Could Cost $6.3 Billion in 2015
Posted in Google AdWords by engine

Everyone involved in the ad business, including Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, and advertisers big and small. ... read more ...


Microsoft Drops Bing Default Search In China For Baidu
Posted in Asia and Pacific Region by bill

As part of Microsoft's move to get Windows 10 into China, Microsoft is to drop Bing as the default search on Edge browser and replace it with Baidu. ... read more ...


Google Releases Brotli: Open Source Compression Algorithm
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Google has announced Brotli, a new, open source compression algorithm for the Internet. ... read more ...


Microsoft Releases Office 2016 for Windows
Posted in Microsoft Corporate by engine

The new collaboration features look interesting... ... read more ...


Google's Appeal Rejected By France, and "Right to be Forgotten" Should Apply Globally
Posted in Google, Alphabet Inc., Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by Leosghost

France has rejected Google's appeal and says it must apply the "Right to be Forgotten" on a global basis. ... read more ...


Apple Removes Apps Infected With Malicious Code
Posted in Apple Software and Technology by engine

A malicious program dubbed XcodeGhost was embedded in hundreds of legitimate apps. ... read more ...


Report: New Malware Campaign Targeting Vulnerable WordPress and Plugins
Posted in WordPress by engine

A large number of sites are getting infected with the aim of driving malware onto site visitors' computers. Google is already blacklisting infected sites. ... read more ...


Bing To Close Link Explorer October 1, 2015
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by engine

Bing is to retire one of it's really useful tools from Webmaster Tools, Link Explorer, on October 1, 2015. ... read more ...


Facebook at Work coming soon to a cubicle near you
Posted in Facebook Marketing by bill

Facebook will likely launch a freemium version of its workplace product Facebook at Work by the end of the year in attempt to compete with Slack, Yammer ... read more ...


Google SEO: Time to Retire the Keyword from Site Architecture?
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by martinibuster

WebmasterWorld Members debate the topic of retiring keywords from site architecture. ... read more ...


Google Contributor: New Ways To Fund The Web
Posted in Google AdSense by Edge

WebmasterWorld members discuss Google Contributor: An experiment to find new ways to fund the web, instead of purely advertising. Can Google Contributor ever work? ... read more ...


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