Web Traffic

[TA Deals] A lifetime subscription to Disconnect VPN is cheaper than ever

As always, it’s incredibly important to have a reliable VPN for your computers and smart gadgets. You don’t need prying eyes snooping into your web …

Android News

These 3 Moves Can Boost Your Web Traffic

If you want to get more prospects on your website this spring, you may want to take a closer look at your promotional efforts online. Forbes.com …

Marketing

Study finds 28% of web traffic doesn’t come from humans

It doesn’t come from aliens either. No, that 28% of web traffic comes from bots and other “nonhuman signals,” according to a study from Adobe (via the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>). <b>Click farms are also to blame, and while bots are easy to understand, where are the other “nonhuman signals” coming from?</b> …

Wall Street

A Friendly Reminder on Safe Web Browsing

Over the course of the past month, Facebook users around the world have been panicking in response to the news that the online social media and …

Information Systems

Fraudulent Web Traffic Continues to Plague Advertisers, Other Businesses

Adobe found that about 28% of website traffic likely came from bots and other “non-human signals”<p>By<p>Alexandra Bruell<p>Alexandra Bruell<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>alexandra.bruell@wsj.com<p>Web traffic is rife with bots and non-human traffic, making it difficult for ad and media businesses to …

Bots

Monthly Web Traffic for Major Bitcoin Exchanges Falls by Half

<b>The disappointing price performances of the cryptocurrency markets in January and February have apparently driven many bitcoin traders to avoid</b> …

Cryptocurrency

How to Measure Your Content Marketing Efforts [Infographic]

Content marketing can be a powerful tool for building brand awareness, encouraging consideration of your product or service, and converting prospects …

Business

Node.js project to production with a lot of traffic

I started a project and I started to have a lot of web traffic, and at some point I felt insecure of how to scale the project to production in two …

JavaScript

‘Network injection’ hack found in Turkey, internet watchdog says

Hardware from Sandvine, a Canadian company, is being used to hack web traffic along the border of Turkey and Syria, the Associated Press reports, …

Gear & Gadgets

Seven Reasons Why Investing In A Website (Instead Of An App) Is Better For Your New Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Do you have an app? Apple or Android store? I do often get this question when talking about ChefXChange, may it be prospective users, friends, …

Apps

'NYT,' Fox News Lead Momentum Awards In Web Traffic

Coming out ahead in this year’s Momentum Awards from SimilarWeb are <i>The New York Times</i> and Fox News, which both saw impressive traffic increases from …

Advertising Industry

How popular are fintech apps? Here’s the truth

Have Monzo, TransferWise and Revolut really gone mainstream?<p>There’s a lot of excitement around financial technology, apps like Monzo, TransferWise …

Apps

The U.S. government has repealed net neutrality

Open internet advocates fear that, without net neutrality rules, internet providers will prioritize paid web traffic.<p>The companies will intervene in a coming lawsuit through their trade group, the Internet Association.<p>States like Washington and New York are gearing up to fight the FCC’s recent …

Internet

Android, Apple Devices Dominate Mobile Web Traffic

The diverse range of devices being used by consumers to access the Web, globally, is creating both risk and opportunity for mobile marketers, …

Mobile

Google's annual report shows more web traffic is encrypted

For several years now, Google has been exerting pressure to increase the usage of HTTPS across the internet. By defaulting to secure connections on both ends, users can be protected from anyone who may intercept or even manipulate data as it flows back and forth -- quite useful in a world where you …

Technology (India)

IDG Contributor Network: Bandwidth as a service: The End of DDoS?

Alongside the evolution of internet infrastructure and website development, users have stopped concerning themselves simply with access. Instead of …

Cybersecurity

Smartphones are driving all growth in web traffic

Just not through apps.<p>Smartphones are driving all growth in U.S. web traffic, while tablets and computer web access has declined, according to new data from Adobe Analytics.<p>Since January 2015, there has been a 68 percent increase in smartphone web traffic in the U.S., while desktop and tablet both …

Apps

Google error disrupts corporate Japan's web traffic

<b>Google has admitted that wide-spread connectivity issues in Japan were the result of a mistake by the tech giant.</b><p>Web traffic intended for Japanese internet service providers was being sent to Google instead.<p>Online banking, railway payment systems as well as gaming sites were among those affected.<p>A …

Technology (UK)

Google Issuing Refunds to Advertisers Over Fake Traffic, Plans New Safeguard

Some advertisers question level of refunds, want more details about fraudulent traffic<p>By<p>Lara O’Reilly<p>Lara O’Reilly<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@larakiara<p>lara.oreilly@wsj.com<p>Google is issuing refunds for ads that ran on websites with fake traffic, people familiar with the situation said, as the …

Business

Top 10 Free WordPress Themes Optimum for WordPress Design

An optimized and responsive website is the sure shot way to success as people get attracted to the intuitive page. Users do not like drab content but …

Web Design

Feedblix.com is for sale (Feedblix)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

World Wide Web

10 Mistakes You're Making With Google Analytics

What? You're not using this tool? Then, you're missing out on your best opportunity to unlock the full potential of your website.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Google Analytics has proven time and time again that it’s one of the best marketing tools out there. With its …

Analytics

3 Strategic Ways to Use Long Tail Keywords for More Web Traffic

We’ve already heard a lot about using long tail keywords to increase web traffic. It’s working and it’s great — I know. But how should we use these …

SEO

The 3 Biggest Challenges Facing Social Marketers in 2017

Our just-released 2017 State of Social Marketing Report shares survey results from 2,738 social media marketing professionals from 111 countries. …

Marketing

Report: Fox Sports’ Web Traffic Is Down Since Sunday

FoxSports.com’s web traffic is reportedly down.<p>FoxSports.com has cut its writing staff.<p>Moving forward, there will be no more written content on the …

Sports

Tips To Converting Web Traffic To Sign-Ups

<i>Econsultancy</i> is offering tips on how to turn website visitors in to sign-ups, such as sharpening up targeting and ensuring that calls to action are …

Marketing

WSJ Loses 44% Of Web Traffic From Google Search, But Subscriptions Soar

The Wall Street Journal <i></i>(WSJ) stopped participating in a program this past February that allowed site visitors from the Google search engine to bypass …

Advertising Industry

Predictive User Experience

By Alipta BallavEnvision coffee machines that start brewing just when you think it’s a good time for an espresso, office lights that dim when it’s …

Machine Learning

Facebook and Google dominate web traffic, but not the same kind

This won't be a shock to anyone who works in publishing, but Google is no longer the referral king.<p>While the search giant is still very important to publishers, Facebook now edges it out in when it comes pointing web users to news articles and other kinds of content, as this chart from Statista, …

World Wide Web

Divided U.S. FCC Votes to Begin Net Neutrality Rule Rollback

Regulators began dismantling Obama-era net neutrality rules with a vote on Thursday, opening the way to fewer restrictions on broadband providers and …

Net Neutrality