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 WebmasterWorld Highlighted Posts   July 24, 2017
Google AdSense: No More Pop-Up and Pop Under - New Rule
Posted in Google AdSense by frankleeceo

Google has clarified a rule confirming that AdSense on pop-ups and pop-unders is forbidden. ... read more ...


GSC July 13-14 Decrease in Average Positions is a Reporting Change... Not a Rankings Drop
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Robert_Charlton

"If this was Google Search Console data, the reported drop in average positions doesn't necessarily mean that your rankings have fallen." ... read more ...


Report: Facebook to Test Subscription News Service
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by engine

Reports suggest a limited test of a news paywall at Facebook. ... read more ...


Google Search App Gets Algorithmic News Feed
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Google's Android and iOS app now has an algorithmic news feed which shows more of your interests the more it's used. ... read more ...


What would you do if Google SERPs just disappeared
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by goodroi

WebmasterWorld Members discuss alternatives to Google traffic. ... read more ...


Facebook and Google in Day of Action over "Battle for the Net" July 12
Posted in Foo by engine

Net neutrality takes center stage on July 12 with Amazon, Facebook, Google and Mozilla, amongst others, protesting to save Net neutrality. ... read more ...


Twitter Adds Advanced Filter Settings With Better Mute Controls
Posted in Twitter by engine

Twitter has expanded the advanced filter settings to give users better control over mute settings. ... read more ...


Most of Your Website Traffic is Not Human
Posted in Search Engine Spider and User Agent Identification by keyplyr

"It's a disappointing but eye-opening statistic that most of the traffic to our websites is not from actual people." WebmasterWorld Members compare statistics and reveal surprising traffic levels. ... read more ...


Google Updates and SERP Changes - July 2017
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Versado

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


Google AdSense New Native Ads
Posted in Google AdSense by engine

Google AdSense has launched new native ads for "In-feed, In-article, and Matched content. ... read more ...


Are you ready for the Mobile-First Index?
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by keyplyr

WebmasterWorld Members discuss the site preparation required in advance of the Mobile-First index. ... read more ...


Germany Passes NetzDG Law: Illegal Content Must be Deleted in 24hrs
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by nonstop

Germany has passed the NetzDG law which requires sites, such as Facebook and YouTube, and other sites with more than 2 million users, to take down illegal content within 24-hours, or face fines up to Euros 50 million. ... read more ...


Canadian Court Rules Google Must Delete Pirated Products from SERPs Worldwide
Posted in Google, Alphabet Inc., Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

The Supreme Court of Canada has made a ruling that pirated products in Google SERPs must be deleted, not just in Canada, but World-wide. ... read more ...


Facebook Milestone, 2 Billion Users
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by engine

Phenomenal numbers on one platform! ... read more ...


Google News Makeover for Desktop
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Google has redesigned Google News for desktop which it claims is better for readability. ... read more ...


Google Fined $2.7 Billion Over Antitrust for Comparison Shopping Service
Posted in Google, Alphabet Inc., Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by jmccormac

The European Commission has fined Google Euros 2.42 billion ($2.7 billion) for abusing dominance as search engine by giving illegal advantage to own comparison shopping service. ... read more ...


Facebook Shifts Core Mission to Put New Emphasis on Groups
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by Robert_Charlton

Facebook made a number of announcements describing a rethinking of the company's core mission, and a new emphasis on Facebook Groups. ... read more ...


"Stack Clash" Privilege Escalation Bug in Unix Operating Systems
Posted in Linux, Unix, and *nix like Operating Systems by engine

Linux, OpenBSD and FreeBSD are all vulnerable. ... read more ...


Firefox 54, Faster, Less Resources
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by engine

Will Firefox 54 catch up with other browsers with this latest release? ... read more ...


Snapchat Now Offers Self-Serve Advertising With Snap Publisher Tool
Posted in Social Media Marketing by engine

Snapchat announces it's own self-publishing ad tool. ... read more ...


Instagram Clamps Down on Bots and The Companies Running Them
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by engine

Facebook's Instagram has clamped down on the companies with bots that automatically generate followers with the objective of enhancing a profile. ... read more ...


Bing Image Search Removal Seems Slow
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by keyplyr

WebmasterWorld Members discuss to apparent slowness to get images removed from Bing Image Search. ... read more ...


Upgrade to HTTPS - Use Relative vs. Absolute Links
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by DChan

WebmasterWorld Members discuss absolute or Relative links for HTTPS ... read more ...


New Bing Visual Search Detail View
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by engine

Bing has introduced Visual Search which allows you to search on content within an individual image. ... read more ...


What is HTTP/2 and Why You Should Use It
Posted in Webmaster General by keyplyr

HTTP/2 is the first major HTTP protocol update since 1997 when HTTP/1.1 was first published by the IETF. WebmasterWorld Members explain why HTTP/2 should be employed. ... read more ...


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