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Ecosia To Join Chrome v81 Default Search Engine Choices

According to a TechCrunch report, Berlin-based search engine, Ecosia, will be included among Chrom version 81's default search engine choices in the US, UK, Germany, France and 43 other markets. Ecosia is joining Google, Bing, Yahoo! and DuckDuckGo, which added to the list this time last year. Ecosia boycotted Google’s Android choice screen auction in the EU, which [...]

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Microsoft Office Hits Pause On Forcing Bing Search In Chrome, Firefox

Recently, Microsoft announced an "extension" as part of an update to its Office 365 ProPlus software that automatically forces company-wide Chrome and Firefox search engine defaults to Bing search, from what is, more than likely, Google. Because of the expected backlash, Microsoft reversed, at least at bit. The extension will automatically seek out installations of [...]

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Warning Issued For Millions Of Google Chrome Users

Chrome 79, the latest version of Google's browser, has automatically rolled out hundreds of millions of users around the world, but it seems to be causing problems for Android users. According to 9to5Google and expanded upon by Android Police, the newest version of Chrome was found to delete data from Android apps that access Chrome via Android's [...]

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What’s Next Now That The Third-Party Browser Tracking Cookie Is Dead?

For the last 25 years, marketers relied on third-party tracking cookies in order to track consumer behavior online. Practically all ad tech and martech platforms utilize cookies for targeting, retargeting, display advertising and behavioral marketing in general. But now, everything is changing. There is technology out there that blocks cookies, such as Apple's Intelligent Tracking [...]

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Google extends Chrome ad blocking to global markets on July 9

During February of 2018, Google implemented ad filtering for “annoying” and intrusive ads in Chrome in North America and Europe. This implementation was pre-announced in 2017 with the intention to compel publishers to adopt advertising standards established by the Coalition for Better Ads.  In response to the rise of consumer ad-blocking, the coalition was formed. This bad-ads [...]

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Google Spotted Testing Version Of GoogleBot That Can Render More Content

DeepCrawl discovered that Google is testing a new GoogleBot that can render the web like a modern Chrome browser. Even though it was known that Google was trying to improve GoogleBot's ability to render web pages using a more improved JavaScript or advanced web apps. Martin Splitt, a Google developer advocate, has confirmed the test. The following [...]

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Chrome Starts Telling Users HTTP Sites Are Not Secure

Not surprisingly, Google's popular browser, Chrome, has started marking HTTP sites as not secure, beginning July 24.  Chrome is now marking all plain HTTP sites as "not secure."  Webmasters and publishers were given publishers six months’ notice of this upcoming change that went live yesterday. Rather than the small "i" icon for HTTP URLs, Chrome has added a "Not [...]

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Bing Ads Recommends Updating Final Ad URLs To HTTPS If Supported

With Google beginning to mark HTTP URLs as “not secure” in its Chrome browser this month, Bing Ads is recommending advertisers update their final ad URLs to HTTPS. If you have a site that support HTTPS, Bing Ads is suggesting three options for bulk updating HTTP URLs. The bulk uploads feature in the Bing Ads web interface. Bing Ads Editor. Bing [...]

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