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  • Mozilla Launches Firefox Focus Private Web Browser for iOS

    … of the screen to load the current site in either Firefox or Safari. In addition, users have the option to stop blocking certain kinds of trackers by changing their privacy settings in the app’s settings menu. This menu is accessible from the app’s home screen. Firefox Focus is available to download for free on the iTunes App Store. …

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  • LinkedIn Revises Cookie Policy

    … LinkedIn announced that it will track users’ interaction with its services for up to 30 days after users log out of their accounts, with the aim of generating usage analytics. Vice president of legal, intellectual property, product and privacy Sara Harrington outlined the changes to LinkedIn’s cookie policy in a blog post, saying…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 8 readers -
  • Facebook Beta-Testing Desktop App Facebook Games Arcade

    … Facebook is beta-testing Facebook Games Arcade, a desktop application that enables users to play games on its platform without accessing Facebook.com via a web browser, and promising a “faster, better gaming experience.” The screenshots below are from Windows 10, the operating system for which the social network recently released stand-alone…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 22 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- 8 readers -
  • Facebook Audience Network Adds Support for Mobile Web

    … ad experiences for the people who visit their mobile websites. Over the past several months, we’ve worked with global mobile web publishers Hearst, Elite Daily, USA Today Sports Media Group, Time Inc. and more, to test the Audience Network for mobile Web in a closed beta. Murphey added that no software-development-kit integration is necessary…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 11 readers -
  • Why Facebook Moved Web Video to HTML5 From Flash

    … challenges including proper logging, bugs within browsers, poor performance in older browsers and a regression in page load time. Highlights from Baulig’s post follow: We are continuing to work together with Adobe to deliver a reliable and secure Flash experience for games on our platform, but have shipped the change for video to all browsers…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 19 readers -
  • 7 Key Facebook Safety Tips

    … of unused devices: easily log out log out of devices you haven’t used in a while or forgot about, so you’re only logged into Facebook on the devices and browsers you approve. Login alerts: If you turn on this feature, Facebook will send you a notification or email alert if someone tries to log into your account from an unfamiliar device or browser…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 13 readers -
  • Washington Post Begins Showing Pop-Ups to AdBlock Users

    … Washington Post Begins Showing Pop-Ups to AdBlock Users September 11, 2015 by Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment The Washington Post is becoming aggressive with site users who are using ad blockers by serving pop-ups overlayed on top of articles to all those users who have an ad blocker enabled and actively blocking ads on the Washington Post…

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Post- 12 readers -
  • AdBlock Launches Mobile Browser for Android & iOS

    … AdBlock Launches Mobile Browser for Android & iOS September 8, 2015 by Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment With much of the focus being on the new ad blocking capabilities in iOS 9, AdBlock Plus has upped their game by launching their own mobile browser to tackle the problem of online advertising on mobile devices. While Apple gears up for iOS…

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Postin Google- 9 readers -
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