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Firefox Accuses Google Chrome of Erecting Barriers to Privacy Settings

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In a recent fiery announcement, Mozilla Firefox went on the offensive to point fingers at several search engine giants claiming that they intentionally bury enhanced privacy settings. Firefox contends that most users lack the knowledge to understand or reach advanced security features in browsers.

To combat this practice, Firefox stated that new users who download their browser would have enhanced tracking protection turned on by default. The company believes this will not only enhance user privacy, but will help combat what they see as pervasive tracking and personal data collection by third parties.

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Your Online Marketing Should Include Video Content

video content marketing

An online marketing plan must take a comprehensive approach. The more ways you connect with potential customers, the more inclusive your marketing is and the more productive those efforts can be. In the past, we've discussed some of the major focus areas, such as mobile-oriented SEO and the value of voice search. Now it's time to take a quick look at video content and why you should incorporate it into your plan as well. It gives you one more area where you can create conversions you may have missed otherwise. Below are some of the top reasons to use branded video content on your page itself and in your marketing efforts.

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Voice Search Is Growing More Common: Are You Ready?

voice search

Voice search isn't a fad. It isn't a trend. It isn't some new attempt at technological advancement that is going to catch on for a short time and then be forgotten about as users return to more tried-and-true methods. It's here to stay, and it's only on the rise. People are using it more than they ever have and more devices cater to it now than in 2017 or before. That change is going to impact your content and SEO in 2019, and you need to be ready. Do you know what type of plan you must implement as we move into the new year? As always, the internet is driven by the user, and that means constantly embracing change.

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Google Seeks Future Expansions of AI-Fueled Innovation to Take Users on "Search Journeys"

Google search journeys

Although it is hard to believe, Google is now celebrating 20 consecutive years of helping organize and make information accessible for users in an ever-expanding global network. In a recent press event, Google’s VP of Product and Design for Search and Assistant, Nick Fox, laid out a few principle tenets of upcoming initiatives focused on expansion for the next 20 years to help make information even more widely accessible and useful for netizens. Google plans to fuel these groundbreaking changes with AI-driven neural network matching to fundamentally alter the foundations of the search engine landscape.

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HTTP/2 Support Begins Rollout In Browsers

http/2

The internet has changed immensely since 1999. Besides simply being used by many more people for tons of new and varied purposes, one of the most drastic ways the internet has changed involves design. Using web archives, we can see the quaint design that sites like Google and AOL had at the time - simple (if sometimes cluttered), text-heavy and very little multimedia.

Looking at those old sites can make it feel strange to consider that Hypertext Transfer Protocol, the foundation for data communication on the internet, hasn't changed since 1999. Finally, it's getting an upgrade.

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