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    • 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 where they can type a search term ...

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  • 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- 7 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- 20 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…

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  • 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- 10 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- 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- 10 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- 11 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 -
  • Facebook iPhone Users Can Find, Share Links Without Browsers

    … Users of Facebook’s iPhone application can now find and share links without having to open Web browsers. Clicking on the paper clip icon beneath the status update form brings users to the Add a Link menu, where they can enter keywords into a search box to find content that has already been shared to the social network and easily reshare…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 38 readers -
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