Google has spent years making user signaling a factor in search ranking. Each update of the search engine’s algorithm, starting with using links (bibliometrics) as a signal in the first version of Google, has made human behavior a ranking factor. Now, speed and interaction with the search results are becomingContinue Reading

According to Cloudflare, TikTok is now visited more than Google. Behind Google, are Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, YouTube, and WhatsApp, according to the company. Here’s the full list of this year’s top 10 most popular domains: Back in September TikTok saidContinue Reading

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Israeli Ministry of Finance have announced a new partnership to combat ransomware. The joint task force announced on Sunday will include a “memorandum of understanding” for sharing information about the financial sector, as well as cybersecurity regulations and other threat intelligence. “HarnessingContinue Reading

Meta (formerly Facebook) is removing ad targeting options across its platforms, including Facebook and Instagram. It will no longer be possible to target ads to users based on race, political affiliation, or orientation.  In a blog post Facebook’s VP of product marketing for ads says, “[…]we want to better match people’s evolvingContinue Reading

Last week, Netflix launched a lineup of mobile games globally for Android users. Now, the games are rolling out to iOS. If you’re a Netflix subscriber with an iOS device, you can download the first few Netflix Games.  On iOS, just like on Android, these mobile games are ad free and haveContinue Reading