Twitter worm fakes anti-virus

A fast-moving Twitter worm is in circulation, using Google’s goo.gl redirection service to push unsuspecting users to a notorious scareware (fake anti-virus) malware campaign. At 8:45 a.m EST today, this Twitter search shows thousands of Twitter messages continuing to spread the worm. The malicious links go through a number of redirections which. The redirection chain may …

The SEO Basics

I came across a very good article for the SEO beginners written by Owen. J and highly recommend to read more of his posts. In article “The Basics of SEO” Owen outlines the basics of the SEO: Website needs visitors SEO is a tool which can bring visitors to your site Longevity will help your …

What is WordPress Trackback?

Interesting article about trackback feature in WordPress by Telly Adlam. Telli Adlam writes: “When used properly, trackbacks and pingbacks are an excellent way to build links and traffic to your blog, as well as building relationships with other bloggers.” Wikipedia defines trackback as “one of three types of linkbacks, methods for Web authors to request notification when somebody links …

How To Spark An Emotional Connection with 140 characters

TheNextWeb.com [2011-01-14] – Twitter has challenged brands to reach out to consumers in a completely different way than how they did in the past through both traditional media and marketing campaigns. This social media platform “forced” brands to put their megaphone down and listen to their customers, changing the dynamics of their relationship. Today Twitter is on …

South Korea says Google Street View broke law

Cnet.com [2011-01-13] – Police in South Korea reportedly say Google broke the country’s law when its Street View service captured personal data from unsecure Wi-Fi networks. The Korean Police Department will now send the case to prosecutors, who will decide whether to formally charge the search giant, says the Associated Press. Google has been accused …

IPv6 Day is coming

In 1977 Vint Cerf, the program manager for the ARPA Internet research project, chose a 32-bit address format for an experiment in packet network interconnection.  At that time nobody could have predicted that the experiment would evolve into todays Internet connecting billions of people across the globe. For the past 33 years the 32-bit address …

New look of Google Translate for Android

Google has launched a new version of the Google Translate for Android yesterday (12/01/2011). The first version of Google Translate for Android was launched in January 2010. The conversational mode, a feature that everybody have been waiting for is available in English/Spanish mode only. Read more …

History of SEO

Webmasters and content providers began optimizing sites for search engines in the mid-1990s, as the first search engines were cataloging the early Web. Initially, all webmasters needed to do was submit the address of a page, or URL, to the various engines which would send a “spider” to “craw” that page, extract links to other …