Tag Archives: Android

Android may be biggest beneficiary of Apple’s privacy protections

59% of mobile advertisers moved ad spend away from iOS. Constantine von Hoffman on June 6, 2022 Apple’s app privacy rules have resulted in 59% of mobile advertisers moving ad spend from them to Google Play and alternative Android platforms, according to a new study released today. One result: In the third quarter of 2021 … Continue reading Android may be biggest beneficiary of Apple’s privacy protections

Google To Limit Cross-Device Tracking On Phones Running Android Operating System

Google To Limit Cross-Device Tracking On Android Phones by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, February 16, 2022 Google today announced a multi-year initiative to curtail cross-device tracking on Android phones. The initiative is part of the company’s Privacy Sandbox program that will introduce new, more private advertising solutions. The changes will limit sharing of user data with third … Continue reading Google To Limit Cross-Device Tracking On Phones Running Android Operating System

Chrome for Android will ask if you really want to close every tab at once

Chrome for Android will ask if you really want to close every tab at once The warning might prevent a huge mistake. J. Fingas @jonfingas January 29th, 2022 Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images If you’re the sort to leave web browser tabs open on your phone (you know who you are), you’ve probably had … Continue reading Chrome for Android will ask if you really want to close every tab at once

Location intelligence companies react to new Android privacy controls

The consensus is positive but OS fragmentation means it will be some time before this reaches the Android masses. Greg Sterling on May 15, 2019 Privacy is the new black. At F8, Google I/O and, this week, Google Marketing Live, privacy has been front and center, with Facebook and Google going to great lengths to … Continue reading Location intelligence companies react to new Android privacy controls

Your guide to using Google Assistant and the Google search app on Android & iPhone

Google Assistant is coming widely to Android phones. Here’s how to use it and other ways to Google on your smartphone — even for iPhone users. Danny Sullivan on March 16, 2017   Google Assistant has now come to Android phones beyond Google’s own Pixel. It’s a significant change to how Google’s previously offered search … Continue reading Your guide to using Google Assistant and the Google search app on Android & iPhone

How To Search On Android From The Mobile Home Screen

Evie brings instant search to Android Most smartphone users download zero apps per month, and only tend to use around a half-dozen of their installed apps on a regular basis. Meanwhile, there are millions of native applications available today that offer a better experience than using the mobile web. The problem is finding these apps and easily accessing them at … Continue reading How To Search On Android From The Mobile Home Screen

Android 6 “Marshmallow” & SEO Series: Click To Search With Google Mobile

In the third and final article on the mobile search impact of Android Marshmallow’s new features and capabilities, contributor Cindy Krum discusses the “Click to Search” feature. Cindy Krum on November 17, 2015 As Google’s crawling technology becomes more sophisticated and prolific with the release of Android Marshmallow, search behavior is expanding with new input … Continue reading Android 6 “Marshmallow” & SEO Series: Click To Search With Google Mobile

Android 6 “Marshmallow” & SEO Series: Google’s Private Index & Screen Crawling

The first of a three-part series on how Android Marshmallow’s features and capabilities may impact the future of mobile search. Contributor Cindy Krum explores Google’s Private Index and discusses screen crawling. Cindy Krum on November 10, 2015 As over-the-air updates for Android 6, also called Android Marshmallow, start slowly rolling out to some Nexus devices, … Continue reading Android 6 “Marshmallow” & SEO Series: Google’s Private Index & Screen Crawling