The 65th annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance wrapped up last week in Monterey, California, where hundreds gathered to ogle the world’s finest collection of vintage show cars. Naturally, many Mercedes Benz autos were present, and the team at MBUSA decided to do something special for those not able to make it out to the event.
On a new Instagram account called @MBUSA_a_scroll_through_time, car lovers across the world can explore the amazing collection of Mercedes Benz vehicles shown at Pebble Beach simply by tilting their smartphone screens to the side and swiping to the left.
Mozilla is testing private browsing enhancements for Firefox to give secretive users invisibility from website services that track their browsing activity and collect their data. This would go a step beyond the current private browsing mode, which simply turns a blind eye to and forgets about the sites a user visits during a private session.
“Our hypothesis is that when you open a Private Browsing window in Firefox you’re sending a signal that you want more control over your privacy than current private browsing experiences actually provide,” according to Mozilla’s blog post about the experimental enhancements, which block site elements like content, analytics, social, and other services that might furtively collect a user’s browsing data.
If you’re running a business, it’s likely you’ll have a website that could use more traffic and qualified leads.
One of the easiest and most efficient ways to drive potential customers to your site, to peruse your products or services, is through PPC or pay-per-click search engine marketing.
While many business owners and marketers have focused a lot of their advertising budgets setting up PPC advertising campaigns on Google AdWords, more and more are realizing the benefits of allocating budget towards Microsoft’s Bing and our advertising platform Bing Ads.
Google opened up a can of alphabet soup on Monday when it announced that the company would be completely restructured and renamed. Google is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphabet, the new company that will house all of Google’s side businesses. As such, Sundar Pichai is now the CEO of Google, and Larry Page and Sergey Brin will serve as CEO and President of Alphabet, respectively.
Google’s reasoning seems to be that its projects have become too diverse and scattered to keep under the name Google. To allow the companies to grow and blossom, Google decided to split its ventures up into different companies under Alphabet.
Facebook has been urged to tighten its privacy settings after a software engineer was able to harvest data about thousands of users – simply by guessing their mobile numbers.
The developer obtained the names, profile pictures and locations of users who had linked their mobile number to their Facebook account but had chosen not to make it public.
Security experts said the loophole would allow hackers to build enormous databases of Facebook users for sale on internet black markets.
This tutorial explains how you can easily make a Twitter bot that will automatically favorite and/or retweet tweets that contain particular keywords or #hashtags. You need absolutely no coding knowledge and your Twitter bot will be up and running in few minutes.
Before we get started, you may be wondering why would anyone write a twitter bot that mindlessly favorites or retweets tweets? Yes, bots are often used for spammy behavior but, if used right, they can also help grow your Twitter network. For instance, when people share a link from your website on Twitter, you can favorite that tweet and it will give an hint to the original poster that you are author of that page. A brand may like to retweet tweets that contain positive mentions of their product. The list goes on.
It has been some time since Marissa Mayer, chief executive of Yahoo, has spent big to add a promising start-up to her company’s portfolio. On Friday, she broke out the checkbook.
Yahoo paid close to $200 million for Polyvore, an online social shopping and style site, according to two people briefed on the deal. On top of that, Yahoo agreed to make roughly $40 million in additional payouts to retain Polyvore employees who stay with the company for a fixed period of time, according to these people, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the details of the acquisition are not public. The transaction is intended to bolster Yahoo’s mobile advertising and e-commerce efforts.
Facebook and privacy issues have always been opposed. To help address this situation, or to make it easier for users to have more control over the information they share, the network has released Security Checkup .
Security Checkup is a tool that helps users find security settings for their accounts. To remind users to do their “security checkup” in the coming weeks will be displayed on the wall of news, a notice inviting them to review their security. The process is as simple as following the instructions, so that we make sure to have the correct configuration, and disconnect from Facebook on devices that have not used in a while, turn on notifications of connection (if someone connects to our account) and security tips to implement a good password.
If you do not want to wait for the announcement, and you can check it from the browser on your PC or Mac, the security on your Facebook . This function can not yet be set on mobile phones, but according to the Newsroom of Facebook is coming soon.