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The Internet changes constantly. One day Google is the search engine for AOL; another day it’s Bing. Here we offer a curated collection of Internet News for webmasters and business owners.

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Google+ Invites For Sale on Ebay

As is usually the case with something that is “by invite only” – everyone want’s in. Making something “private” is one of the best marketing strategies out there. Curiosity plays a major role for the average web user – so it doesn’t come as a surprise that the demand for Google+ invites has led to various Ebay postings of people selling off ...

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Happy Social Media Day!

Social Media Day is a global celebration of the technological advancements that enable everyone to connect with real-time information, communicate from miles apart and have their voices be heard. Toronto, O.N.; Las Vegas, Nevada; Victoria and Vancouver, B.C.; San Carlos, California; the state of Arizona; San Jose, California; and its sister city Dublin, Ireland, have signed proclamations that declare June 30 Social Media Day.

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HAPPY CAPS LOCK DAY!

That’s right – today is Caps Lock Day! Well today and October 22nd anyway – yep its so popular it needed a second day. Never heard of it it? Well Caps Lock day is a parodic holiday originally thought up by Derek Arnold back in 2000. It even has it’s own website – so you know it’s serious. Why? Well ...

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Google Makes Some Changes

Running a simple search this morning for “webmaster tools” to see if there is any mention of Yahoo’s Site Explorer in the results yet (there isn’t by the way) and I noticed a few changes on the search results page. For starters the black top navigation bar has appeared for me. I have been hearing talks (more talks, and more, ...

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What Do You Love – From Google

Google has quietly launched a new website today, What Do You Love – or WDYL.com for short. The concept is rather simple, you answer the question of “What Do You Love?” and the new portal will quickly show you images of your search, patents, trend statistics, books, videos, translations, blog posts, news, and events. Really what this site does is ...

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Easyspace Gains Accreditation For .XXX Domains

Easyspace, the leading UK domain name and web hosting provider, is happy announce the recent accreditation for the .xxx domain name, prior to the official release in September 2011. Joining recent accreditations for .eu, .me and .tel domain extensions, this latest ICM accreditation will complement Easyspace’s domain portfolio quiet well. Sarah Haran, managing director of Easyspace, said: “The new .xxx domain ...

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ICANN Unleashes the Global Human Imagination

“ICANN has opened the Internet’s naming system to unleash the global human imagination. Today’s decision respects the rights of groups to create new Top Level Domains in any language or script. We hope this allows the domain name system to better serve all of mankind,” said Rod Beckstrom, President and Chief Executive Officer of ICANN. So, get ready for Web sites that end ...

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Google +1 Snippet Doesn’t Work in IE7

Remember that Google+1 button we got so excited about earlier on? Well while doing some work on a client’s PC which happened to be running a pre-SP1 Windows Vista OS with IE7 installed and decided to head over to the blog and check how it loaded out. Everything worked great, except for the Google +1 snippet – which did not ...

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Bravenet Redesign

Spring cleaning is the period in spring time set aside for cleaning a house, normally applied in climates with a cold winter. The most common usage of spring cleaning refers to the yearly act of cleaning a house from top to bottom which would take place in the first warm days of the year typically in spring, hence the name. ...

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Netflix.com Redesigns Their “Watch Instantly” Section

As Engadget properly noticed Netflix.com has redesigned their “Watch Instantly” section – making use of some of the latest features HTML5 makes available. To quote the Netflix Blog: “The title images are larger, there are more of them on the page and play buttons appear when you hover your mouse over the title images. Star ratings, information and other functions ...

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Welcome Schema.org

Google, Yahoo and Bing have teamed up recently to develop Schema.org – a project aimed at creating and supporting a common set of schemas for structured data markup. To quote Google “Schema.org aims to be a one stop resource for webmasters looking to add markup to their pages to help search engines better understand their websites“. Since Apple doesn’t support ...

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Google +1 Goes Public

Google’s +1 buttons have went public last night for all website owners. Those of you that have signed up to the mailing list in hopes of being notified when this goes live should have gotten an email yesterday with a link to follow to generate your own +1 button for your website. Unfortunately the link provided in the email did ...

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Google Still Has Money

A recent phishing email has been going around to Gmail users stating: “We are shutting down some accounts due to congestion in our database system and your account was chosen to be deleted …”.

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Easy Space Launches goMobi

goMobi is a website builder that allows individuals and businesses to build complete websites specifically optimised for mobile phones & smart phones. Nowadays Smartphones enable people to surf the web, do product research and even purchase products and services. A mobile presence will generate valuable traffic and boost additional revenue for every business.

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