Browsers

  • Unlock Facebook With a Physical Security Key?

    … Facebook announced support for physical security keys with certain web browsers and mobile devices. Security engineer Brad Hill said in a Facebook Security note that the option is an alternative to the two-factor authentication solution it currently offers, whereby users receive security codes for login approvals via text messages. He wrote…

    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- 15 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

    … 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- 9 readers -
  • Social, Mobile Driving Millennial News Consumption (Infographic)

    Social media and mobile applications have become a primary channel for news and other information for many millennials. An infographic from Coupofy takes an in-depth look at the smartphone-use habits of millennials and how these habits drive news consumption in the digital era. Coupofy surveyed more than 2,000 millennials aged 18 through 34 and found that nearly 70 percent g ...

    Inside Facebook- 24 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- 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- 9 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- 12 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- 20 readers -
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