Facebook changing Chat out of its main apps

Facebook changing Chat out of its main apps

Facebook is taking its standalone app strategy to a new extreme today. It’s starting to notify users they’ll no longer have the option to send and receive messages in Facebook for iOS and Android, and will instead have to download Facebook Messenger to chat on mobile. Facebook’s main apps have always included a full-featured messaging […]

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What is “Anchor Text”?

What is “Anchor Text”?

What is Anchor Text? Anchor text is the visible characters and words that hyperlinks display when linking to another document or location on the web. In the phrase “CNN is a good source of news, but I actually prefer the BBC’s take on events,” two unique pieces of anchor text exist for two different links: “CNN” is […]

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Microsofts version of SIRI, “Cortana”

Microsofts version of SIRI,  “Cortana”

Microsoft announced their digital assistant, Cortana, on Wednesday. It looks like and sounds like Apple’s Siri.   While Microsoft has changed “What I can help you with?” to “Need Something?”. Google also has a digital assistant called Google Now. I have used Siri off and on. More off than on. It seems like a toy than a workable product. […]

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Welcoming Navigation Menus

Welcoming Navigation Menus

Website visitors — especially first time ones — are like house guests.  Web designers and developers need to understand what visitors need and then supply information to their virtual house guests based on those specific interests. Good navigation menus work in the same way. And, although there have been a variety of unusual and interesting […]

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