You can no longer turn off “Related Videos” when embedding a video from YouTube

According to their official statement, YouTube feels “Titles, channel information, and related videos are an important part of YouTube’s core user experience, and these changes help to make the YouTube viewing experience consistent across different platforms”. So, YouTube considers related videos an important part of their core experience and that enabling related videos on embedded...
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The new Outlook on the web is coming, with a modern design, and new features

Microsoft may have been one of the first movers when they acquired Hotmail back in the 1990s, eventually renaming it to Outlook.com after a brief diversion to Windows Live. It's been updated yet again, with Outlook.com switching to a new look this week after a period of testing and Office 365 Outlook on the web users being given the new look from July 22nd. The new Outlook on the web should...
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Twitter is removing support for precise geotagging – because no one uses it

Twitter is going to stop letting you add a precise geotag to your tweets, because there isn’t enough demand for the feature. In a tweet, the company’s support account said that it was removing the feature “to simplify your Tweeting experience.” However, you’ll still be able to tag the precise location of your photographs, and TechCrunch notes that you’ll also still be able to add...
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A new look for Google Mobile Search (May 2019)

Google's goal with Search always has been to help people quickly and easily find the information that they’re looking for. Over the years, the amount and format of information available on the web have changed drastically—from the proliferation of images and video to the availability of 3D objects you can now view in AR.Google's search results page has changed too over the years, to help...
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Here’s what Google’s product ban means for Huawei users

Google has restricted Huawei's access to parts of its Android operating system, casting doubt over the future of the Chinese company's smartphones. Here is a closer look at how the decision could affect Huawei phone users. - What has Google done? The tech giant has confirmed its compliance with an executive order issued by US President Donald Trump last week, which greatly restricted the ability...
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Infographic: Marketing to Generation Z

Born mid-1990's to current 2000s, Generation Z are digital natives who have never lived a life without the internet. By 2020, they'll have 40% of the purchasing power. Here are a few key points to know about them: Gen Zers take 8 seconds to decide whether content is worth their time and if it benefits them. 60% want to positively impact the future of the world and participate in social activism....
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Microsoft are adding suggested replies to Outlook for Android

Microsoft is rolling out some updates to its Outlook mail app for Android which will include additional intelligent technology in Outlook for Android with suggested replies so you can quickly respond to an email with short, relevant responses to email messages. In anticipation of releasing suggested replies later this quarter, Microsoft is expanding the controls available to Microsoft 365/Office...
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This list of signs it’s time for a new website will blow your mind

Every business needs an effective website. It is the hub of all of your online marketing activities. Without an effective website, you will never see significant results from any online advertising campaign. This list of signs that it’s time for a new website design will blow your mind. 1. Your website design is not generating revenue, sales or leads Your website is not generating any...
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Facebook continues it’s fight against “fake news” with more page takedowns

Facebook revealed on Monday that it has removed more pages, groups, and accounts that originated in Russia and were being deceptive about who was behind them and what they were up to.  The takedown at Facebook and Instagram was described as part of an ongoing battle against "coordinated inauthentic behavior" which has blocked numerous fake accounts from around the world."We found two separate,...
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Please Reboot: BT Tower displays ubiquitous Windows error message

The famous BT Tower appeared to be having technical issues over the weekend as it began displaying the dreaded Windows error message to Londoners. The screen, or "infoband", went down on Saturday afternoon but has now been resolved. The band usually displays colours on the 36th and 37th floors of the 189 metre-high structure which forms London's skyline. A BT spokesperson said: "A technical issue...
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