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 WebmasterWorld Highlighted Posts   Aug. 16, 2018
Microsoft Edge For Android and iOS Gets Adblock Plus
Posted in Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer by engine

Microsoft is Edge is getting Adblock Plus in Android, with iOS to follow. ... read more ...


Google Rolls Out URL Inspection Tool
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Google is rolling out a new URL Inspection tool in Search Console. ... read more ...


Information Privacy Virus Spreads to Local Governments
Posted in Webmaster General by Webwork

Another privacy mine is about to get placed as the City of Chicago discusses privacy legislation. ... read more ...


U.S. Supreme Court Rules States Can Force eShoppers to Pay Sales Tax
Posted in Ecommerce by engine

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that States can require e-sales tax collection. ... read more ...


ICANN Publishes gTLD Marketplace Health Index (beta)
Posted in Domain Names by engine

ICANN has published gTLD Marketplace Health Index (beta), first published in 2016... ... read more ...


Instagram Launches IGTV Hour-Long Video
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by engine

Instagram is launching IGTV, a long-form (up to one hour) video for creators. ... read more ...


E.U. Legal Affairs Committee Votes for Article 11 and Article 13 Copyright Directive
Posted in Content, Writing and Copyright by engine

The E.U.'s legal affairs committee has voted for the Copyright Directive and in favour of Article 11 and Article 13 today. ... read more ...


Google Search Console Now With 16 Months Data
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

At last, google has now said it's now available. ... read more ...


GDPR Has EMail Marketers Concerned as Few Users Are Opening Privacy Updates
Posted in Professional Webmaster Business Issues by engine

Lots of these messages are the result of the E.U.'s GDPR, and many e-mail marketers are getting concerned as the early stats indicate as many as 80% are not even opening the messages. ... read more ...


New Intel CPU Problem: "Lazy FP State Restore"
Posted in Webmaster Hardware by engine

Intel has published another CPU vulnerability: Lazy FP state restore technique. ... read more ...


Net Experts Open Letter Opposing E.U.'s Article 13 Copyright Provision
Posted in Content, Writing and Copyright by engine

Over 70 Internet pioneers and experts have signed an open letter aimed at the E.U.'s Article 13 which they claim being a dangerous provision whereby Internet platforms would be required to automatically filter any uploaded content. ... read more ...


Google To Disable Inline Installation of Extensions To Chrome
Posted in Google Chrome Browser by engine

Google has said it'll disable inline installation of Chrome extensions, starting with newly published extensions right now... ... read more ...


Adblock Plus Now Blocks Social Media Tracking Buttons
Posted in Social Media Marketing by engine

Chrome and Firefox users with Adblock will now get social media tracking blocked by the software. ... read more ...


Google Updates and SERP Changes - June 2018
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Martin_Ice_Web

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


E.U. Court Rules Facebook and Fan Page Admins are Jointly Responsible for Data Protection
Posted in Website Regulatory Compliance News, Issues and Guidelines by engine

A top court in the E.U. has ruled that Facebook and Fan Page administrators are jointly responsible for the data protection. ... read more ...


Essential HTTPS Security Headers
Posted in Webmaster General by dstiles

WebmasterWorld Members discuss essential security headers. ... read more ...


Microsoft Acquires GitHub for $7.5 billion
Posted in Microsoft Corporate by Brett_Tabke

"Microsoft is a developer-first company, and by joining forces with GitHub we strengthen our commitment to developer freedom, openness and innovation," said Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft. ... read more ...


WordPress SEO Plugin May Negatively Affect Ranking: Requires Updating
Posted in WordPress by engine

It's always good practice to keep the plugins updated. ... read more ...


The Future for Publisher Income With the Rise of Ad Blockers
Posted in Google AdSense by azlinda

WebmasterWorld Members discuss how publishers can go forward with the rise of ad blockers. ... read more ...


WSJ: Early Indications Show Google Being an Ad Money Winner Over GDPR
Posted in Google, Alphabet Inc., Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

Early indications show that the big advertisers are winning in the race for ad money. ... read more ...


Chrome 67 for Desktop Now Live
Posted in Google Chrome Browser by keyplyr

Chrome 67 now on the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. ... read more ...


Trade Groups Prepare to Battle Over E.U.'s ePrivacy Regulation
Posted in Website Regulatory Compliance News, Issues and Guidelines by engine

A number of trade groups are preparing to battle the E.U.'s ePrivacy Regulation which is aimed to protect individuals through confidentiality of electronic communications. ... read more ...


How GDPR effects WHOIS and Domain Name Info
Posted in Domain Names by keyplyr

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European regulation that has prompted many domain name registrars and registries to remove registrant names and contact information from Whois records. ... read more ...


StumbleUpon Social Share Platform to Close June 30, 2018
Posted in Social Media Marketing by engine

StumbleUpon, the social sharing platform is to close. ... read more ...


SEO and Google After 2016: What Has Changed?
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Vantelli

WebmasterWorld Members discuss the topic of change in SEO for Google after 2016. What worked then and what works now. ... read more ...


New CPU Vulnerability, Speculative Store Bypass (Variant 4)
Posted in Website Security for Webmasters by engine

A new CPU flaw has been disclosed, dubbed Speculative Store Bypass (variant 4), which is similar to Meltdown and Spectre flaws. ... read more ...


Adobe to Acquire Magento Commerce for $1.68 Billion
Posted in Ecommerce by phranque

Adobe Systems Inc. is to acquire Magento for $1.68 billion. ... read more ...


Google Chrome to Remove Secure Marking as Default on Sites From September
Posted in Google Chrome Browser by engine

HTTPS volumes must now be high enough for Google to take the decision to switch to HTTPS unmarked by default. ... read more ...


Google Research: Generating Original Wikipedia Content From Websites
Posted in Google APIs Maps, Tools and Google Labs Projects by martinibuster

New research papers just published describes how entirely original Wikipedia pages are published from website content. ... read more ...


Choose Your Business Model Carefully
Posted in Website Regulatory Compliance News, Issues and Guidelines by Webwork

Pay-for-removal scheme ends up with charges of extortion, money laundering, and identity theft. ... read more ...


U.S. Net Neutrality, Senate Votes For Retention
Posted in Foo by keyplyr

In a surprising turn-about, the US Senate voted to keep Net Neutrality... ... read more ...


Facebook Publishes Community Enforcement Information
Posted in Facebook Marketing Forum by engine

Facebook says it took down 837 million pieces of spam in Q1 2018. ... read more ...


Vulnerability Warning Affecting PGP and S/MIME
Posted in Website Security for Webmasters by engine

PGP and S/MIME vulnerability could mean email content is exposed. Recommendation is to "immediately disable and/or uninstall tools..." ... read more ...


Google AdSense: Comparing Mobile Earnings to Desktop
Posted in Google AdSense by csdude55

WebmasterWorld Members discuss the comparisons for earnings between mobile and desktop, especially after investing in converting sites to responsive or dedicated mobile versions. ... read more ...


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