homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member
-- News and Discussion for the Web Professional --
Forums Index
Social Media
Facebook Marketing Forum
Social Media Marketing
Deprecated - Google Plus
Mobile Internet
Native Mobile and Tablet Application Design and Development: Android, iOS, Windows
Mobile Web Site Design and Development
Mobile and Tablet Advertising and Marketing
Code, Content, and Presentation
JavaScript and AJAX
Apache Web Server
PHP Server Side Scripting
Perl Server Side CGI Scripting
WYSIWYG and Text Code Editors
Content Management
Flash and Shockwave
XML Development
Site Graphics and Multimedia Design
RSS, ATOM, and Related Technologies
Blogging SEO Blog Administration
Hardware and OS Related Technologies
Webmaster Hardware
Website Technology Issues
Linux, Unix, and *nix like Operating Systems
Smartphone, Wireless, and Mobile Technologies
Website Analytics - Tracking and Logging
Content, Writing and Copyright
Webmaster General
New To Web Development
Domain Names
Professional Webmaster Business Issues
Apple Software and Technology
Community Building and User Generated Content
Accessibility and Usability
Web Video Creation and Optimization
Website Security for Webmasters
Website Regulatory Compliance News, Issues and Guidelines
Firefox Browser Usage and Support
Opera Browser Usage and Support
Google Chrome Browser
Apple Safari
Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer
Microsoft IIS Web Server and ASP.NET
Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/10)
BingAds (was MSN/Microsoft AdCenter)
Bing Search Engine News
Microsoft Corporate
Deprecated - Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System
Deprecated - Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System
Yahoo Search Engine, and Directory (Deprecated)
Yahoo Publisher Contextual Advertising Network
Yahoo Search Marketing Pay Per Click Advertising
Deprecated - Altavista, Alltheweb.com
Yahoo Corporate
Marketing and Biz Dev
Link Building Forum
Keyword Discussion
SEM Research Topics
General Search Engine Marketing Issues
Deprecated - Search Engine Submission
Deprecated - Paid Inclusion Engines and Topics
Pay Per Click Engines
Google SEO News and Discussion
Google APIs Maps, Tools and Google Labs Projects
Google, Alphabet Inc., Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues
Google Ads (Was AdWords)
Google AdSense
Google Shopping (Was Google Merchant Center)
Google News Archive
Google Gmail Advertising
Google AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages)
Search Engines
Sitemaps, Meta Data, and robots.txt
Ask - Teoma
Alternative Search Engines
Deprecated - European Search Engines
UK Search and Internet Marketing News
Asia and Pacific Region
Search Engine Spider and User Agent Identification
Local Search
Deprecated - Latin and South American Search Engines
WebmasterWorld Community Center
Commercial Exchange
SEOChat New Users
DevShed Forum

 WebmasterWorld Highlighted Posts   Aug. 18, 2019
Facebook to Change Groups to Public or Private
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by engine

Facebook has said it's changing its Groups from public, closed or secret settings for their group, to Public or Private only. ... read more ...


FTC Sends Signals it's Ready to Break Up Big Tech if Needs Be
Posted in Webmaster General by tangor

Federal Trade Commission, Joe Simons, clarified that it could split up big technology businesses if the other solutions did not work. ... read more ...


Google SERPs to Show Individual Podcasts
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Google is now showing individual podcasts in the SERPs. ... read more ...


Danny Sullivan on Google Core Updates and how to deal with them
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Robert_Charlton

What webmasters should know about Google's "core updates" ... read more ...


Google Updates and SERP Changes - August 2019
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by samwest

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


E.U. Court Says Sites Using Facebook Like Button are Liable for Data
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by engine

Europe's top court has ruled that businesses that use a Facebook "Like" button should obtain user consent over the data transfer to Facebook. ... read more ...


Facebook Fined $5 billion Over Privacy Violations
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by engine

It's been confirmed that Facebook is fined by the U.S. F.T.C. (Federal Trade Commission) a record penalty of $5 billion over privacy violations. ... read more ...


Update Maverick: Google SERP Changes - July 2019
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Malanje

It is becoming pretty clear an update has occurred. Discussion inline with this months WebmasterWorld's look at Google's SERPs changes. ... read more ...


E.U. Opens Antitrust Investigation Into Amazon's Practices
Posted in Ecommerce by engine

The European Commission has opened an antitrust investigation into Amazon's possible anti-competitive approach to independent retailers selling on its marketplace. ... read more ...


New Twitter Desktop Rolling Out
Posted in Twitter by engine

Twitter is rolling out a new desktop UI which is says is easier to navigate. ... read more ...


Adapting Content to Today's Audience
Posted in Content, Writing and Copyright by explorador

Websites adapt to new technologies, but what about web content meeting the needs of today's audience? ... read more ...


Should You Give Up On SEO?
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by goodroi

For everyone dealing with Google traffic drops, "Not giving up" sounds nice but it's not always the wisest course of action. ... read more ...


U.S. Court Rules Amazon Can Be Held Liable For Third-Party Seller Defective Products
Posted in Ecommerce by engine

A U.S. Federal court has ruled that Amazon can be held liable for third party seller defective products. ... read more ...


Google Submits Formal Robots Exclusion Protocol to IETF
Posted in Sitemaps, Meta Data, and robots.txt by engine

Surprisingly, the Robots Exclusion Protocol has never been formalised since its inception in 1994. ... read more ...


Google Analytics Data Getting Unreliable
Posted in Website Analytics - Tracking and Logging by davyeminy

WebmasterWorld Members discuss the issue of Google Analytics and the current reliability of the data. ... read more ...


Firefox Critical Zero-day In-The-Wild - Update to Firefox 67.0.3
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by iamlost

Firefox has fixed a zero-day vulnerability in the wild with V 67.0.3, update recommended immediately. ... read more ...


Facebook Subsidiary, Calibra, New Digital Wallet for a New Digital Currency, Libra
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by engine

Facebook is really getting into cryptocurrency with a new company, and a new cryptocurrency. ... read more ...


Google Accused of Lifting Content From Lyrics Site
Posted in Google, Alphabet Inc., Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

The lyrics site, Genius, says it has evidence that Google is lifting content from its site and publishing it in information panels (rich snippets) on Google. ... read more ...


State of the Internet Report 2019
Posted in Webmaster General by engine

Take half an hour to watch, listen and learn. ... read more ...


Mozilla Planning Premium Version of Firefox With VPN
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by engine

Mozilla to test premium version of Firefox browser with VPN. ... read more ...


Google SERPs Diversity Now Only Two Results From One Domain
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Finally, Google is now restricting SERPs listings to two results from one domain. ... read more ...


More news on WebmasterWorld News Tracker Page Two.
Also visit the WebmasterWorld library for older articles.
 WebmasterWorld Info and Utilities:
o Search Conference.
o Forums Index, A more traditional listing of forums.
o Glossary. Lookup words related to promotion.
o Help. Using WebmasterWorld.com.
o About WebmasterWorld. Who we are.
o WebmasterWorld Search Conference.
o Privacy policy.
o Disclaimer and TOS. Terms of Service.
o RSS Feed. WebmasterWorld RSS feed.
o Member login. Members sign in here.
o Library. Recommended threads from the reading room.
o Newsletter
-- News and Discussion for the Web Professional --
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved