Chrome

Google Chrome’s Filtering Of ‘Annoying’ Ads Will Apply To Sites Worldwide Starting In July

Almost a year back, Google’s Chrome web browser started rolling out the ability to block, or filter, ads on publisher websites in North America and Europe that don’t meet the Better Ads Standards.  Soon, this capability will apply globally. The Better Ads Standards had been developed by an industry group, the Coalition for Better Ads …

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The Chrome User Experience Report Can Help You Retain More Users: Here’s Why

More and more SEOs and webmasters are aware that in a mobile-centric world speed is of the essence. But how can you know what users actually experience when they come to one of your pages? In this episode of the popular Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Eric Enge tells us about the Google Chrome …

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Chrome Starts Telling Users HTTP Sites Are Not Secure

Not surprisingly, Google’s popular browser, Chrome, has started marking HTTP sites as not secure, beginning July 24.  Chrome is now marking all plain HTTP sites as “not secure.”  Webmasters and publishers were given publishers six months’ notice of this upcoming change that went live yesterday. Rather than the small “i” icon for HTTP URLs, Chrome has added a “Not …

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Bing Ads Recommends Updating Final Ad URLs To HTTPS If Supported

With Google beginning to mark HTTP URLs as “not secure” in its Chrome browser this month, Bing Ads is recommending advertisers update their final ad URLs to HTTPS. If you have a site that support HTTPS, Bing Ads is suggesting three options for bulk updating HTTP URLs. The bulk uploads feature in the Bing Ads web interface. Bing Ads Editor. Bing …

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Google’s Chrome Browser To Drop Secure Label For All HTTPS Sites

In an announcement made by Google, there will be a change to how Chrome labels HTTPS and HTTP sites in the future.  Beginning in September of this year, Google is going to remove the “Secure” wording and HTTPS scheme in Chrome version 69.  In July 2018, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as “not secure” in version …

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Chrome Tests Showing Themed Search Suggestions Based On Google Search History

There is a new feature that Google is testing in its Chrome browser, which shows themed search suggestions based on our past searches directly on the Chrome start screen. According to a Google spokesperson, “these suggestions in Chrome are inspired by past searches and help people continue exploring tasks and activities they’re engaged in more easily …

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Google Chrome Extensions Bringing Back ‘View Image’ & ‘Search By Image’ Buttons In Google Image Search

Last week, Google removed the “View Image” button and “Search by Image” feature from Google image search due to a copyright infringement concern with Getty Images.  But, by dealing with Getty in best way Google could think of, they inherently made internet quite unhappy with the search company.  With this change, searchers have certainly made their voice …

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In July 2018, The Chrome Browser Will Mark Non-HTTPS Sites as “not secure’

  Earlier this month, Google has announced that its Speed Update will be rolling out in July.  On February 8, it was announced that Google will then also mark all sites that don’t use HTTPS as ‘not secure.’ The move will take place along the side of the release of Chrome 68 and will look like this in a …

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Google PageSpeed Insights Now Uses Real Data From Chrome Browser Users

In an announcement, Google has updated the PageSpeed Insights tool in order to use data from the Chrome user experience report.  This means that the tool uses metrics from “real-world Chrome users who experience popular destinations on the web.” The pagespeed tool shows how fast your pages load based on real user data.  This metric is very important for …

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Google Confirms Ad-Blocking In Chrome Will Start February 15

On February 15, Chrome will cease showing ads on websites that display non-compliant ad experiences.  The very first warning came out back in June, although there wasn’t a specified time given, aside from “early 2018.” Because there is over half the market share put into the browser market, this has a potentially sizable impact for non-complaint websites whose ads don’t …

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