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You Only Get ONE First Impression!

72% of professionals say they judge a company or person by the quality of their business cards! What does your business card tell possible clients about you? Contact the branding and design experts at ETV Software today for a complete overhaul or...

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YouTube Improves Community Contributions Feature

Around two years ago, YouTube introduced the ability for viewers to add closed captions and translate subtitles for videos. Last week, they updated this Community Contributions feature to allow viewers to translate your videos' title and descriptions. With...

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Apple, Google, and Mozilla Ban WoSign and Startcom SSL Certificates To Help Keep The Web Safe

SSL Certificate are one of the key parts of the internet that help keep your communications secure. Your phone or computer probably interacts with dozens of SSL Certificates each day. They are part of the system that lets you login securely to your bank...

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Google Plans To Give Advertisers More Control Over YouTube Ads After Uproar

It takes a lot to get Google to respond to concerns about their core advertising business. It takes even more for them to take immediate action and promise more changes in the future. Last week, when companies like AT&T, Verizon, the BBC, and others...

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Merry Christmas

All of us at ETV Software and Computer Repair in Tyler wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

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Some Netgear Routers Wide Open To Hacking

An urgent security advisory released by CERT last week outlined how several Netgear routers have a flaw that makes it almost trivial for hackers to run unauthorized commands on them. Hackers are able to exploit the routers’ internal web server with a...

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Facebook Softens Ad Image Policies

Facebook has changed its policy on text in ad images and it will likely be better for everyone. In the past, if you wanted to promote a post on Facebook you had to be very careful about the eye catching image you use. Specifically, you had to strictly...

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Google Set To Dock Annoying Popover Ads

Have you ever browsed to a site on your phone only to have an annoying ad pop up and cover most or all of your screen? You know the ones. Where there is a countdown before you can view the content you actually came to the site for or the ones that cover up...

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Facebook Changes May Affect Company Posts

Facebook announced more changes to the way it organizes its users’ News Feeds. The search giant says that it is shifting its ranking algorithms to place post from your friends higher up in your feed so you are more likely to see them. What this also...

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A Slow Mobile Site Will Hurt Your Rankings

Google already looks at how mobile friendly your website is when determining how to order its search results. If your company only has a desktop site, it will not rank as highly when someone performs a search on their phone. More and more searches are...

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