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Browsers Are Bringing Automatic Dark Mode to Websites

nalyvme/Shutterstock.com Dark mode is now everywhere, including in iOS 13 and Android 10. Web browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge have embraced dark mode, too. Now, browsers are bringing automatic dark mode to websites thanks to a feature called prefers-color-scheme. Websites Can Now Detect Dark Mode Like Apps Can Some sites offer dark modes …

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Google follows Apple with its own anti-tracking policy for Chromium-based browsers

Google has announced a new initiative that aims to “fundamentally enhance privacy on the web.” The proposal — dubbed “Privacy Sandbox” — is a stab at preventing extensive tracking of users on the web through cookies and other methods like tracking pixels and browser and device fingerprinting. In creating a new standard that puts users …

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Google expands App campaigns search inventory on iOS browsers

Google has announced that App ads will appear on more iOS mobile web browser searches. Accordingly, campaign reports will also include installs and in-app conversion events from iOS browsers. There’s nothing app advertisers have to do to gain access to this new ad inventory. Active App campaigns will automatically get the modeled conversions in the …

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Is Google purposefully breaking Microsoft, Apple browsers on its websites? Some insiders are confident it is • The Register

Analysis In what can only be described as painfully ironic, Microsoft engineers are seemingly convinced that Google is making changes to its websites in order to break rival browsers. Someone claiming to have worked to Microsoft’s Edge team has alleged that Redmond ditched its own browser engine, EdgeHTML, in favor of Google’s Chromium was mainly …

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Instagram Brings Notifications to Web Browsers

Instagram has added notifications to the web-based version of its app. Those who use Instagram on web browsers will now receive (almost) all the same notifications that are sent on the native mobile app. That includes notifications for new followers, likes, and comments. Instagram on web browsers does not support direct messaging, so notifications for …

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