Looking to get a better understanding of the Instagram algorithm, and how it decides what content to show each individual user - and how you can use that to your own advantage? You're in luck - this week, as part of its Creator Week event, Instagram is providing some extra insight into its intern...
Google has become so synonymous with the search that the company’s name has found its way into the dictionary as a verb—and all those times you’ve asked Google something can reveal a lot about your life, from the medical conditions you’ve been worried about, to where you’ve been on your v...
Pro-privacy browser Brave, which has been testing its own brand search engine for several months — operating a waitlist where brave (ha!) early adopters could kick the tires of an upstart alternative in internet search — has now launched the tool, Brave Search, in global beta. Users interes...
Even just to remind the world there's life beyond Google and DuckDuckGo Having rebelled against Google's web hegemony with a privacy-focused browser and a crypto token-based monetization system, Brave Software opened a second competitive front on Tuesday with the beta launch of Brave Search. Brave...
Teaching students how to be critical evaluators of information they encounter during online research is an essential life skill Today’s students don’t know the world without the internet. They spend days and nights on YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, or Snapchat but hardly know how to translate all...
Google is now letting its user's password protect the Web & App Activity page. It contains the histories of the web search with the Google Maps usage. A password can now prevent the activity of a user from having easy access by other people who are using the same device. Google lets its user's pass...
Artificial Intelligence offers "unprecedented potential to revolutionize" spam fighting. Blocks estimated 99% of spam from search results Google announced the introduction of new artificial intelligence (AI) tools to help fight against a range of spam. Internal estimate calculates that the AI has t...
Boolean search query makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag, etc. We’ve compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search. Selecting a term Start searching for tweets, articles, titles, and bios with some suggested searches...
DuckDuckGo has launched a new browser extension for Chrome that will prevent FLoC, a new tracking technique used by Google to support web advertising without identifying users. Privacy browser DuckDuckGo has launched a new extension for Chrome that's designed to block Google's new algorithm for tra...
Google and Microsoft Bing are the largest search engines that satisfy users' informational needs every day. Let's explore a detailed comparison of the two here. When it comes to optimizing a website, SEO professionals typically focus on Google. After all, it’s the world’s most popular search ...

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