It has been two years since Google first announced to the world that search queries from smartphones and tablets had overtaken desktop searches. Although Google and Bing have not since released any official updates regarding the volume of mobile traffic vs. desktop traffic, many leading content performance marketing platforms support Google’s initial announcement.
Following Google announcement in recent years that it would boost ranking of secured HTTPS/SSL websites in search results. It has come to our attention that Google’s Chrome browser will start showing a not secure warning when password or credit card fields are detected on an HTTP page.
What if your buyers could experience a property viewing without leaving their home? For many agents the biggest hurdle when dealing with leads is getting buyers to commit to a date when they will visit for the viewing.
WordPress, the content management system (CMS), now runs a quarter of all websites, according to the latest data from W3Techs.
Swanky-looking social data visualisation firm Vizify has announced that following its acquisition by Yahoo! it will be “sunsetting the Vizify service” which is a polite and rather obscure way of saying they’re binning it. In a newsletter sent out today they said that as “part of their transition to Yahoo”, they will no longer be allowing new signups or purchases of paid plans.
BBC News – Facebook has agreed a deal to share public data from its users with Yandex – Russia’s largest search engine. The deal will give Yandex full access to public data from users in Russia, Turkey and CIS countries including Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan. The data includes users’ posts and comments on them. Profiles or posts set to “private” will not be searchable.
SAN FRANCISCO-based customer service software provider Zendesk announced in a blog post that they had been hacked. “We’ve become aware that a hacker accessed our system this week,” wrote Mikkel Svane of Zendesk. “As soon as we learned of the attack, we patched the vulnerability and closed the access that the hacker had.”
TECH NEWS: Google Glass is a ground-breaking Augmented Reality gadget. It’s also an item of clothing. As Google runs a contest to choose a select few early adopters, the rest of us need to prepare for a world where friends and colleagues are wearing Google Glass on their face. And let’s say you end up being one of the lucky few.