Next week, if all goes well, someone will win the presidency. What happens after that is anyone’s guess. Will the losing side believe the results? Will the bulk of Americans recognize the legitimacy of the new president? And will we all be able to clean up the piles of lies, hoaxes and other dung...
In Papua New Guinea, the Post-Courier featured a front-page story with the headline “PNG tops world in ‘porn’ search” on January 17. In previous years, there have also been similar stories asserting that PNG beats all other countries when it comes to internet searches for...
Before the Internet was generally in use, people seeking their family trees sooner or later went to the archives in search of information. We spoke with relatives to elicit stories and details about the family. Some hung around cemeteries or called in at the local Registry of Deeds or the probate co...
Make use of online sites and networks like LinkedIn and ResearchGate to improve your online visibility and highlight the information about your research that you want others to see. Much of the activity around the world now takes place online. Researchers store data online, communicate via e-mail, a...
TrustYou, the world’s largest feedback platform, today published the findings of a recently conducted travel industry study. It reveals the relevant and important factors affecting the consumer decision process during one of the main phases of the traveler's journey. The study follows the path to ...
Do you know that the internet contributes to over $2.2 trillion in annual retail sales? Or that the total number of WordPress users rivals the entire population of Turkey? The internet has now become such a force to reckon with, responsible for trillions of dollars in direct and indirect r...
Google announced that their new Android search app lets you do searches even when you are offline or have a bad internet connection. What happens is, you search, Google tells you the internet is not working and will try later. When the internet comes back, it will send you a notification t...
FlipHTML5 is specially developed digital magazine software that not only enables people to read the digital publications, but it also let them develop many interactive contents. It is vital to note that this free digital magazine software download comes with an excellent range of features that help...
Voice search and use of voice commands on mobile devices is on the rise. However, there’s still some embarrassment or reluctance to use it, according to a new survey of more than 900 US smartphone owners from Stone Temple Consulting. The survey found that people were more likely to use v...
It’s quickly become easier than ever to find skilled, vetted freelancers for extra support on anything from IT infrastructure to content marketing. The move to hiring freelancers has become so common that we forget how recent this shift was made – and is still going on. Companies were not always...
A new Canadian-made Internet search tool that detects child sexual abuse images online has logged more than five million unique web pages with 40,000 images in the past six weeks alone, the Toronto Star has learned. Project Arachnid, created by the Winnipeg-based Canadian Centre for Child Protection...
ACCORDING to Google Trends, which monitors Internet search requests, Papua New Guinea is ranked number one in the world as the country with the most searches of the word "porn" in the Google search engine.Behind PNG are African nations Zimbabwe, Kenya, Botswana, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Uganda and ...
For years, one of the main goals of any marketing campaign for businesses has been to increase their search ranking in engines, like Google, through “search engine optimization” or SEO. But the changing face of search means that small businesses will have to reevaluate how they create content&nb...
Think the more searches a brand sees the more people want to buy it? Think again, said Elea McDonnell Feit, an assistant professor of marketing at Drexel University's LeBow College of Business. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a subscriber? Sign in SPECIAL OFFER Digital $116.00 one...
Virtually everywhere you look, Bay Area tech businesses are running into walls. Smartphones were revolutionary and lucrative, but the U.S. market is saturated, and Apple’s iPhone sales have fallen for three quarters. The “app economy” has matured, with more people using exi...
To put it bluntly: There’s an art to Internet lurking. It goes beyond a simple Google search or typing a name into Facebook. A master Internet lurker knows how to find intel on those hard to find unicorns who don’t have social media accounts, or have them so secured, it’s impossible to fi...
Impression share may not be the ultimate measure of paid search success, but columnist Jacob Baadsgaard shows how tracking this metric can lead to paid search improvements that can really boost your bottom line. Impression share is an interesting paid search metric. On the surface, you could argue t...
From under our noses, the FBI has extended their hand past the law to gain electronic data on the unsuspecting internet user.  Back in October, the internet search giant ‘Google’ was released from a gag order preventing them from going public with a secret between Google and the FBI. T...
Last week, we queried search-marketing executives about what they felt was the biggest development for 2016. We also asked them to look forward to what we should expect for 2017. What follows are their slightly edited responses. Cross-Device Use, Voice Search and Intent Being able to better understa...
In the X-Men comic books, Wolverine’s mutant power is an accelerated healing process, allowing him to regenerate damaged tissues within seconds. Now, a new material could see Wolverine’s self-healing talents replicated in real-life. Researchers including several from the University of California...
The private search engine Startpage is my search engine of choice. If you are a long-time reader, you know that I made the switch from using Google first to DuckDuckGo, and then to Startpage, back when news about Prism and other government surveillance and privacy-invading activi...
A look back at a year in which the internet produced an American president and fake news, much of it driven by people who used to exist on the digital margins. ’Tis the season for summing up 2016, which millions worldwide consider one of the worst years in decades. It’s no coincidence that John ...
Sadly, it was a good year for misogyny, Editorial Dec. 28 Unfortunately misogyny is not limited to politics. As Status of Women Minister Patty Hajdu said, it exists in public spheres and online. The anonymity of the Internet encourages misogynists to spew out hatred unchecked and with greater feroci...
The year 2016, was a rollercoaster ride of uncertainty and surprises, with events of Brexit, and Donald Trump rise to become the President of USA, ruling the world s politics, and Samsung explosion drama sending shockwaves to the tech industry, 2016 was the year of the unthinkable. Now, what the pub...
A year ago, a researcher tested Samsung's S Voice digital assistant by telling it he was depressed. The robot offered this clueless response: "Maybe it's time for you to take a break and get a change of scenery." Samsung's assistant wasn't the only digital sidekick incapable of navigating the nuance...

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