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If you plan to succeed online and grow your business through online channels, you’re going to need development help. Whether you need a complex custom ecommerce website built from scratch, a simple themed WordPress site setup, or individual fixes, plug-ins, site maintenance, or coding assistance, Thrive’s experienced technical staff has you covered! We will work directly with your in-house technical team, collaborate with your current development contractors, or take on all development needs ourselves. Every situation is different. Thrive will work to make yours a success! Web Development.

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Google, Getty Images Enter A Multi-Year Global Licensing Partnership

In an announcement made late last week, Google parent Alphabet and Getty Images made a sweeping partnership that ended a long-standing copyright antitrust dispute between Getty and Google, which was filed in early 2016. This deal was characterized by Getty as “a multi-year global licensing partnership, enabling Google to use Getty Images’ content within its various products and services.” [...]

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Google Begins Enforcing Certification Process For Event Ticket Resellers On AdWords

Google, in an effort to make sure users aren't getting misled or scammed in buying event tickets through third-party resellers advertising through AdWords, is instituting a certification process before these businesses can advertise through AdWords. This was announced back in November, the new restriction goes into effect globally today. “Unfortunately, some ticket resellers provide limited transparency in their [...]

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Pepsi Takes Top Honors In Twitter’s Inaugural #BrandBowl

It was mere hours after the Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl LII when Twitter announced that Pepsi won the first-ever #BrandBowl. Pepsi, the sponsor of the Super Bowl Halftime Show, took top honors as the most tweet-about brand in Twitter's inaugural competition.  I would have to agree that, as the sponsor of the Super Halftime Show, Pepsi [...]

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Social Networks To Face Huge Fines In Germany For Not Removing ‘Illegal Content’ In 24 Hours

As of January 1, Germany began to enforce its anti-hate speech and illegal content law (“NetzDG”), which was originally passed in mid-2017.  This law targets publishers and social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and YouTube, that have more than 2 million members or users. The law, translated as the Network Enforcement Act requires "obviously illegal" material to be [...]

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Facebook Will No Longer Flag Fake News Link With ‘Disputed’ Label

Facebook has tried, and they seem to be failing. The social network has been making an effort to combat fake news, and simply, it isn’t working. So the company is trying a different tact. About a year ago, Facebook made an announcement that would allow people to flag fake news articles so that third-party fact checkers could evaluate [...]

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Google Facing $1 Billion In Potential Liability With UK Class Action

Back in 2012, Google had to pay $22.5 million to settle an FTC claim that the company “misrepresented to users of Apple Inc.’s Safari Internet browser that it would not place tracking cookies or serve targeted ads to those users . . .” The company bypassed Safari’s cookie-blocking settings, it said, to deliver a “signed-in” user experience. According to Google, it “used known [...]

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Google Promises To Improve Accuracy Of Tweets Shown In Search Results

When the news came out about the Teas church shooter came out, a number of searches went to Google to learn more about the shooter.  The thing they found when searching the shooter's name in Google Sunday night, was highlighted tweets from Google's Twitter partnership that displayed misinformation.  On the evening of November 6, Google issued a [...]

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