The Internet Has Challenges: Five of Them

The top five challenges for the Internet on its 20th anniversary should come as no great surprise to anyone who follows the industry, or rather, industries. But now they’re at least semi-official – The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the organization behind the prestigious Webby Awards, has come out with its top five […]

All About SEO – Frequently Asked Questions

Q: “What exactly is SEO, why do I need it and how does it work. More importantly, what specifically do I need to do about SEO?” A: Simply put, SEO is the process of optimizing your website by improving the internal (behind-the-scenes web techy stuff) and the external (web content, pages, images, etc.) setup in […]

18 Fun Interesting Facts You Never Knew About The Internet

Well, it’s official. Pretty much everyone now has broadband and the majority us of use the Internet more than we watch TV. Everyone and their grandmother is on Facebook, and many of us have some kind of embarrassing moment enshrined on YouTube. But how much do you really know about the Internet revolution? More Information […]

Transformation of e-mail is under way

The rapid rise of other forms of electronic communication are transforming e-mail from a stand-alone application into one that incorporates mobile text, chat, instant messaging, Facebook, Twitter and online document sharing. One measure of that transformation is Facebook’s move last month to roll out a “modern messaging system” built atop the company’s wildly popular social-networking […]

Top 5 Current Facebook Scams

Even though you believe you got the Facebook “thing” under control you might be aware that a number of Facebook scams exist, some being more obvious to spot than others. A simple lapse in concentration or placing trust in the recommendation of a friend could compromise your account, and any websites that share your Facebook […]

Facebook’s modern messaging system

Today, Facebook unveiled what it’s calling a “modern messaging system” which aims to make digital communication “seamless, informal, immediate, personal.” Facebook will give its users Facebook.com email addresses, but that’s not what makes this a big deal—what makes this really different is the fact that it brings together all users’ communications across e-mail, Instant Messaging, […]

Websites Rein In Tracking Tools

Major websites are moving to limit the number of tracking technologies like “cookies” spreading on their sites, hoping to keep lucrative data about visitors for themselves—and avoid privacy risks. More sites are counting the number of tracking tools—software that can clandestinely monitor people’s activities online—that are being installed on the computers of people who visit […]