There’s a good chance the Great Firewall of China will shut you down if you don’t comply with the Chinese government’s regulations in censoring politically sensitive information.
Remote work for web professionals is a viable career option.
The choice to work from home or any place where there’s an Internet connection is a viable career option for web professionals. If you’re looking to make the leap into telecommuting, a great place to start would be the following top-notch job boards that allow you to discover remote Web development work opportunities.
Journalism is being replaced
Newspapers and other media entities have had to continually expand their view of who their competition is ever since the web was invented. In the old days the competition was other newspapers, and then TV, and then after the web it became other news websites, or maybe Yahoo or Google.
Sixty-one percent of all website traffic is now non-human, while a mere 38.5 percent represents humans clicking things, according to a new report from security content delivery network Incapsula,. This is a 10 percent increase in non-humanness just since a similar study in March.
Have you ever thought about your activity on the internet at any given moment? You could very easily be jumping from Twitter to Facebook, listening to Spotify, shooting off an email, downloading a movie, reading a news site, Googling background info to better understand aforementioned news site, and that’s just on a slow day. Now extrapolate that out to the billions of people online every minute of every day. (Infographic)
There is no black and white answer concerning consumers’ online privacy.
More and more each day the internet infiltrates commerce and social life and consumers are becoming more aware that their personal information is becoming less and less personal. Some websites and apps have transparent sharing policies. Some of them state exactly what information they will use for advertising but others aren’t so clear.
“[SOPA and its Senate counterpart Protect IP] allow people with lots of money, and lots of lawyers to take down Internet sites they don’t like”
Wednesday will be a day against an anti-piracy bill as the world’s biggest websites call for a day of dramatic action. They fear the legislation will reshape the Internet as we now know it.
The new website suffixes should start appearing in 2012.
Icann, the internet naming board, has decided to allow the number of internet “domains” to expand enormously in one of the biggest changes ever to the internet’s method of naming sites.
Fifty-one percent of shoppers are more likely to buy from retailers with mobile-specific websites.
Retailers must answer the call to make mobile shopping easier and more engaging or they risk getting disconnected from the majority of mobile device users. While 89.7 percent of the U.S. population aged 18 to 64 have mobile phones, only 49.1 percent are using their phones to shop, according to Arc Worldwide, the marketing services arm of advertising agency Leo Burnett.
Ads placed on long-tail sites had a significant lift in clickthrough rate compared with ads on larger web properties.
Many advertisers stick to the top sites on the web when planning an online campaign, but overlooking less-trafficked sites could be a mistake.
What happened with the Internet in 2010?
How many websites were added? How many emails were sent? How many Internet users were there? This post will answer all of those questions and many, many more. If it’s stats you want, you’ve come to the right place.