Google's upcoming mobile-friendly algorithm is all set to appear on or after April 21, 2015. The update is anticipated and hinted as a larger one than Google's Penguin and Panda algorithms. On a daily basis, Google has been adding more to it. Though, Google has said that the upcoming update will be on page-by-page and real time basis, the search engine didn't speculate about the duration and gravity of the update.
The chatter is going all around about the nature of the algorithm and how it will impact the mobile search traffic. Even, Google believe that the update is going to be very impactful.
In December 2014, Yahoo-Mozilla deal made a headway that helped Yahoo to gain user share over their arch rival Google. But, the latest report from the agency comScrore may be tough for Yahoo. The report says that Yahoo's market share is again declining as users start returning to Google.
To let its users know what they can post and share and what they can't on the social network, Facebook has updated its community policy. The updated policy has made several alterations on various topics bullying, threats of violence, self-harm and hate speech. With the latest update, Facebook is trying to ensure a balance between what's offensive and what's shareable on the platform.
Facebook, the social networking giant is heading towards giving users a richer online shopping experience. The company's aspirations are now visible as it has acquired shopping search engine TheFind.com. The deal was announced on Friday without disclosing the financial commitments behind it.
A day before yesterday, WordPress updated over 1 million Yoast Plugins citing virus attack and vulnerability. They said that over a millions website were at risk of being hacked, so this immediate update was inevitable. The company added that the SEO plug-in, used by over 14 million blogs, was vulnerable to a serious blind SQL injection attack.
For the marketers who run a LinkedIn company page, LinkedIn has rolled out a major update. The largest professional networks has launched Notification Center in order to help marketers to manage their company's social media presence easily and effectively.
YouTube, the Google owned and number one video streaming channel is rolling out its kids version later this month. YouTube is probably the biggest repository of video content that ranges from exceedingly educational to suggestively explicit. Parents have often made complaints to YouTube about this sort of material that's not suitable for kids. Finally, YouTube has decided to make YouTube's app version for kids- 'YouTube Kids'.
After a long haul of 16 years, HTTP is going to get its first major update. IETF HTTP Working Group, the agency working on the current update said that the new standard is now ready to rock and waiting for approval from the editorial process. Once approval comes, HTTP/2 will be published as a standard. Pretty exciting!! the next major version of HTTP is here.
It seems Google is not very lucky when it comes to its innovative and new product and service launches. The search engine giant has several products in its kitty that failed to get user's attention and collapsed at the very end. Google Helpout is such a service that Google will be shutting down by April 20, 2015.