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 WebmasterWorld Highlighted Posts   Feb. 6, 2016
Report: LinkedIn Stock Dropped $10-billion
Posted in LinkedIn by Robert_Charlton

Numerous reports suggest that LinkedIn has lost about 30% of its value. ... read more ...


Google Targeting Bad Ads With New Deceptive Site Label
Posted in Google AdSense by ken_b

Google's new deceptive site label will not just target bad sites, but will now show for deceptive ads. ... read more ...


Facebook Says Its Version of Six Degrees of Separation is Three Point Five
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by engine

Facebook's huge user base gives it access to some big data, and a massive number of connections, so it's been crunching some numbers. ... read more ...


The Head Of Google Search, Amit Singhal Is Leaving The Company
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by travelin_cat

"Feb 26 will be my last day at Google." ... read more ...


Google Updates and SERP Changes - Feb 2016
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Nutterum

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


Google Webmaster Guidelines Updated, 2016
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Google's Webmaster Guidelines 2016 edition. ... read more ...


Yahoo To Cut 15pct of Staff and Close Some International Offices
Posted in Yahoo Corporate by engine

Yahoo's cost cutting plan includes shedding 15% of workforce and closing five offices around the world. ... read more ...


E.U. and U.S. Agree New Data Transfer Deal Replacing Safe Harbor
Posted in Foo by engine

E.U. and the U.S. have come to an agreement for a new data transfer pact. ... read more ...


Alphabet Q4 and Year End, 18pct Up to $21.329 Billion
Posted in Google, Alphabet Inc., Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

Alphabet, Google's parent, showed strong growth for Google in the last quarter, and for its FY 2015. ... read more ...


Where to Place WordPress htaccess Directives
Posted in WordPress by Webwork

WebmasterWorld Members discuss how best to use, and where to place .htaccess with WordPress sites. ... read more ...


Oracle Deprecates Java Browser Plugin
Posted in Webmaster General by engine

Developers should move to Java Web Start. ... read more ...


Facebook Opens Up Its Audience Network (Beta)
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by engine

Facebook is opening up its Audience Network (beta) to over 2 million advertisers and to mobile. ... read more ...


Critical XSS Flaws in Magento Leave Millions of Ecommerce Sites at Risk
Posted in Ecommerce by bill

If you run a Magento website, you should update it now! ... read more ...


New "Brave" Browser Blocks Online Ads and Tracking
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by bill

Brave is the name of a new web browser which blocks ads and ad tracking, but serves users with anonymous ads. ... read more ...


Google Updates and SERP Changes - Jan 2016
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Nutterum

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


John Mueller: Title tags "not the most critical part of a page"
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by martinibuster

WebmasterWorld Members discuss a recent comment about page titles. ... read more ...


Google's New Real-Time Ads For YouTube, Apps and Display Network
Posted in Google AdWords by engine

Google to test its Real-Time Ads (beta) at the forthcoming Super Bowl. ... read more ...


Zero Day Vulnerability Discovered In Linux Kernel
Posted in Linux, Unix, and *nix like Operating Systems by engine

This three year old vulnerability on servers and smaller devices running Linux needs patching soon. ... read more ...


Bing Keyword Planner Now Enhanced With Version 2
Posted in BingAds (was MSN/Microsoft AdCenter) by engine

Bing has announced an enhanced version, V2, of its keyword planner. ... read more ...


Microsoft Will Not Support Upcoming Processors Except On Windows 10
Posted in Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/10) by bill

Today Microsoft announced that going forward, new processors will only be supported on Windows 10 ... read more ...


Detecting and Managing Sophisticated IP Spoofing
Posted in Search Engine Spider and User Agent Identification by Simon_H

WebmasterWorld Members discuss the topic of IP spoofing and detection techniques. ... read more ...


Google SERPs Showing Hijacked or Hacked Sites
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Hobbs

According to reports, some Google SERPs showing what appears to be hacked sites. ... read more ...


Microsoft Support for Older IE Browsers Ends Today
Posted in Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer by tangor

Microsoft has ended support for older versions of Internet Explorer affecting versions 8, 9 and 10. ... read more ...


Report: Twitter Working on Extending 140 Character Limit By End of Q1
Posted in Twitter by engine

Longer tweet capability could soon be coming to twitter. ... read more ...


Bing Search and Ads Now On AOL and its Properties Worldwide
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by engine

Bing has confirmed that it's now driving search and ads for AOL and its properties Worldwide. ... read more ...


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