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Tech giants such as Google and Facebook could face major new regulations under a range of preliminary proposals released by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission as part of its ‘digital platforms’ inquiry. The ACCC said it was considering recommending that suppliers of operating systems for “mobile devices, computers and tablets be required to provide
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Yandex Phone sports a 5.65-inch display with a resolution of 2160×1080 pixels and a pixel density of 427 PPI. Yandex a Russian corporation with businesses like eCommerce, search engines and online advertising has launched its first smartphone named Yandex Phone. It is priced at RUB 17,990 (approximately Rs 19,000) and has been made available in only a
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The term branded content marketing is somewhat controversial. Its detractors believe it blurs the line between advertising and content marketing, diminishing the image of the content marketing industry as a result. So, why the controversy? Well, more than a handful of big brands have simply taken their logo and integrated it or with something for
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A professor from UCLA and the University of Southern California recently told an audience to “stop telling students to Google things” … because the search engine behemoth is racially biased. Such is the topic of Safiya Noble’s new book, “Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism.” Noble was the keynote speaker for the “Year
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of affecting the online visibility of a website or a web page in a web search engine’s unpaid results often referred to as “natural”, “organic”, or “earned” results. In general, the earlier (or higher ranked on the search results page), and more frequently a website appears in the search results list, the more
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Can you imagine trying to use the internet without a search engine? Major players like Google make it easy to find relevant internet results almost instantly, but this was not always so. Before Google, we had engines like AltaVista, which used a pretty rudimentary and slow search method. Providing results that were usually not what
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Fraudsters replace wine shops’ contact details on web search engines with their phone numbers and ask victims to make the payment through e-wallets. It’s the weekend and the weather’s perfect to call for a cold beer or a bottle of rum from the shop next door. There’s a chance you’ll be fleeced if you have
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Credit: CC0 Public Domain Vastly increased choice might seem a good thing, but not when it comes to our choice of information according to new psychology research from the University of Warwick. The huge proliferation of information and communication is creating “attentional bottlenecks” which are acting to limit our choices to those based on fear,
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Photo: Kunchainub, BS So, someone has stolen an image, article, blog or other content from your website? Don’t worry! I will show you exactly step by step what you need to do – to take their website down. This is based on my personal experience (see an example at the bottom of this article). But
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Brief Dive Brief: New data from a study by digital marketing firm Adtaxi revealed that 52% of U.S. workers plan to look for a new job in 2019, and of those who will take part in the hunt, 54% landed their current job less than a year ago.​ Other results showed 61% of the prospective job hunters
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