SEO News for Oct 13-17

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Top SEO News From Around The Web: Sept 15-19

Major Vulnerability Found in SSL 3.0 Web Encryption Standard

Three engineers at Google release a report Tuesday that shows that SSL 3.0 encryption can be bypass through a flaw the team dubbed “POODLE”. The good news is that SSL 3.0, now 15-years old, is only used in less than .5% of top 1 million sites on the net, and this flaw isn’t a problem on modern encryption standards.

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Teens Love Voice Search

A third-party study by Northstar Research finds teens are far more comfortable using Google Voice Search around friends and 55% of teens 13-18 use the search tool at least once a day

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Google Analytics Rolls Out Tag Manager Tools

Another tool set has been added to Google Analytics, including new APIs and a new user interface designed to allow for better user management.

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Local Forwarding Numbers for AdWords Starting in November

Data shows people are more likely to call a number with a local area code. Businesses will soon benefit from having a local numbers come up on their ads, with a fallback to toll-free number for non-local customers.

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WMT Upgrades Change Address Tools

Google’s Webmaster Tools team have made some sizeable upgrades to their change address tool making it easier to alert Google when your site is moving between domains.

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New Android OS and Nexus Devices Unveiled This Week

Three new toys from Google’s Nexus series were unveiled this including Nexus 6 Phone, Nexus 9 Tablet, and Player which is an Android based entertainment platform looking to compete with Apple TV. The new devices all run on the shiny new Android 5.0 Lollipop.

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