Browsers

  • Unlock Facebook With a Physical Security Key?

    … authentication: Phishing protection: Your login is practically immune to phishing because you don’t have to enter a code yourself and the hardware provides cryptographic proof that it’s in your machine. Interoperable: Security keys that support U2F don’t just work for Facebook accounts. You can use the same key for any supported online account (e.g…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google Facebook- 23 readers -
  • Why Facebook Is Loading Faster on Chrome, Firefox

    … of browser caches and revalidation. Maurer and Schloss defined revalidation as when browsers repeatedly request the same content, such as logos or JavaScript code that are reused across multiple pages, and they discussed how they tweaked the browsers’ expiration times and validators for that content so that unnecessary time and bandwidth was not devoted…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Google Facebook- 18 readers -
  • Mozilla Launches Firefox Focus Private Web Browser for iOS

    … Mozilla announced the release of Firefox Focus, a private web browser for iOS devices. The application was designed to block ad trackers and other trackers that “follow” users around the web. The Firefox Focus browser contains no traditional tabs, menus or pop-ups. Instead, when users open the app, they are presented with a text-entry field…

    AllFacebook- 12 readers -
  • LinkedIn Revises Cookie Policy

    … that the professional network uses cookies to “ensure that everyone who uses LinkedIn has the best possible experience,” and she wrote of the changes: We want to make sure that you have complete awareness of how our policy works and offer additional ways to opt-out. Soon, if you are a LinkedIn member but log out of your account on a browser, LinkedIn may still…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 9 readers -
  • Facebook Beta-Testing Desktop App Facebook Games Arcade

    … file, the stand-alone app launched. Facebook Games Arcade features: A large, rotating banner for single selected games across the top. My Games, or games on the Facebook platform that the user already plays. The games’ appearances and game play are identical to when they are accessed via Facebook.com. A recommended games row. Rows that suggest games…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 23 readers -
  • Opera Adds Ad Blocking Capabilities to Browser

    … Opera has come out swinging in the war against online advertising. The browser has added a brand new feature in the latest version of Opera that will block ads from being displayed, via the browser itself, rather than by a third part addon or extension. They also say they are the first browser to add this feature. We are the first major…

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Post- 11 readers -
  • Facebook Audience Network Adds Support for Mobile Web

    … engineer Mike Murphey wrote in a developer blog post that digital media consumption via mobile Web browsers rose 53 percent between 2013 and 2015, adding that news sites receive about 40 percent of their traffic via mobile devices, with 93 percent of that coming via the mobile Web, and saying of Facebook Audience Network: Our focus is on creating real…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Why Facebook Moved Web Video to HTML5 From Flash

    … Facebook recently switched all of its Web video from Adobe Flash to HTML5, and front-end engineer Daniel Baulig explained why in a blog post. Baulig wrote that the benefits of moving to HTML5 included quicker development, a better testing infrastructure and far greater accessibility for impaired users. He added that Facebook had to overcome…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
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