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- 39 readers -
  • Why Facebook Is Loading Faster on Chrome, Firefox

    … those servers more CPU space to load the rest of the web page. Due to examining and improving reload button behavior, Chrome in particular went from having 63 percent of requests being conditional to 24 percent of them being conditional. The blog post went into heavy detail, and some highlights follow: To stop unnecessary downloads, HTTP servers…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Google Facebook- 25 readers -
  • Why you shouldn’t store your credit card info in your browser

    … Why you shouldn’t store your credit card info in your browser Some web browsers, like Google’s Chrome and Apple’s Safari, have a very convenient feature that allows you to store your credit card info in them so you don’t have to repeatedly keep entering your credit card info while shopping or doing business online. Unfortunately, in order…

    Greg's Corner- 21 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- 14 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- 11 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- 33 readers -
  • Can Brave Browser Revolutionize the Advertising Experience Online?

    … solutions and 82 percent don’t care that it’s costing advertisers money. A new browser could make the ad market even more hostile to marketers. Brave is the latest browser from Brendan Eich, creator of JavaScript and co-founder of Mozilla. The intention is to realign the ad industry by making the browser a gatekeeper between ads and internet users…

    AllFacebook- 15 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- 19 readers -
  • Facebook Audience Network Adds Support for Mobile Web

    Facebook announced Tuesday that its Facebook Audience Network mobile ad network added support for the mobile Web. The social network officially introduced Facebook Audience Network at F8 in April 2014, and it revealed earlier this month that the ad network reached a $1 billion annual run rate during the fourth quarter of 2015.

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 13 readers -
  • Facebook Tests New Web Browser for Flagship Mobile Apps

    By David Cohen on Jan. 19, 2016 - 4:30 PM Facebook appears to be testing a new Web browser for its flagship mobile applications. BBC journalist Henry Wilmer shared the image below in a tweet shared by The Next Web, which reported that new features include: The ability to input another URL. A bar on the bottom offering information on how popular a post is. Bac ...

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 16 readers -
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