All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ticker’

The Facebook Ticker Has Gone Missing

Update: It’s back. A lot of Facebook users are noticing that the ticker is gone from their homepage today. The ticker, if you’re unaware, is the panel that shows every piece of activity your Facebook friends are engaging in. It’s like the News Feed, if the News Feed actually showed you everything. That means status updates, comments friends have made …

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Will Google+ Get Its Own Version Of Facebook’s Ticker?

Google has applied for a patent for something that sounds an awful lot like Facebook’s ticker feature. While we can only speculate on Google’s plans, it seems likely that they’re thinking about a similar kind of functionality on Google+. And why not? Bill Slawski at SEO By The Sea points to the patent filing for “Social Discovery of User Activity …

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Where’s the Ticker in the New Facebook News Feed? Gone, Pretty Much

If you’re one of the lucky few that Facebook has chosen to give access to the new refresh of the news feed, you may notice that something’s missing. Hey, where the hell is the ticker? It’s gone. Pretty much. It’s not completely dead, but in the new news feed it’s been relegated to the bottom left-hand corner and some users …

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AdSense Video in UK, Ireland, Canada

As soon as news reached that AOL released Video Ticker there also was an announcement that Google will be introducing AdSense Video Units to Canada, the UK & Ireland.


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AOL Rolls Out Video Ticker Ads

AOL’s advertising division, Platform-A, developed the video ticker ads as an alternative to conventional pre-roll spots for online video.

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It’s not a blog but the BBC News editor’s site is a good read

I wrote a critical commentary earlier last month about the BBC News website and how its editor, Peter Clifton, had started writing commentaries that “look back at the week in the newsroom – and tackle some of your questions.”

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Using the XML Data Source Object

The XML Data Source Object (DSO) is a Microsoft ActiveX control built into Microsoft Internet Explorer 4+. Using this object, it is possible to extract content from an external XML file or XML data embedded in the HTML file into a HTML page. In this article, I’ll explain how to include the XML DSO, extract content from an external XML file, extract XML data from XML data embedded in the webpage and manipulation using JavaScript.

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XML and JavaScript Tutorial

XML is a very important base on which Web Services work. XML can be used in conjunction with a lot of client side and server side languages to put it to good use.

Let us see how we can get XML and client side JavaScript to work together. We will see how we can display the contents of an XML file using JavaScript, accessing child elements, manipulating elements etc.

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