Symantec: Spammers now offer fake URL shorteners

Spammers for the first time are now establishing their own fake URL-shortening services, according to a report from Symantec Corp. In the scheme, shortened links created on these fake URL-shortening sites are not included directly in spam messages. Instead, the spam emails contain shortened URLs created on legitimate URL-shortening sites. These shortened URLs lead to […]

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 […]

Microsoft Bing Beat Google in Social in 2010

Bing may be well behind Google in the search market, but it has trumped Google in social software tools, thanks to its Liked Results deal with Facebook. Microsoft recently began indexing Facebook user profiles to surface contacts that are relevant to the searcher. The company also added Liked Results, displaying the Websites and links “liked” […]

SEO Trends – What 2011 Holds for Us?

The most interesting area to look forward to is Search Engine Optimization (SEO), without which no website under the sun passes the fitness test. The SEO domain has got a tremendous boost owing to the growing popularity of social networking sites and various improvements in search technology. Social Media Optimization activities may include back links […]