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  • newWe're Thrilled to Announce... Moz Local Insights Released from Beta!
    Posted by dudleycarrToday we’re excited to remove the Beta label on Moz Local Insights! This feature has been in beta since November when David first announced it. This release of Insights continues the push to provide our customers with a holist…
    - 22 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 11:00am -
  • What Really Earns Loyalty in the Local Business World?
    Posted by MiriamEllis St. Valentine’s Day is on the way, and I’ve been thinking about love and loyalty as they apply in the local business world. It’s been estimated that it costs 7x more to acquire a customer than to retain one; in my city,…
    - 1 day ago 9 Feb 16, 12:17am -
  • A Checklist for Native Advertising: How to Comply with the FTC’s New Rules
    Posted by willcritchlowThe FTC recently published their updated rules (and more accessible “guidance”) on what constitutes a “misleading” native advert [PDF]. I’ve read them. I only fell asleep twice. Then, near the end, a couple of bombs…
    - 2 days ago 8 Feb 16, 12:10am -
  • Can SEOs Stop Worrying About Keywords and Just Focus on Topics? - Whiteboard Friday
    Posted by randfishShould you ditch keyword targeting entirely? There's been a lot of discussion around the idea of focusing on broad topics and concepts to satisfy searcher intent, but it's a big step to take and could potentially hurt your ranking…
    - 5 days ago 5 Feb 16, 12:16am -
  • The Machine Learning Revolution: How it Works and its Impact on SEO
    Posted by EricEngeMachine learning is already a very big deal. It's here, and it's in use in far more businesses than you might suspect. A few months back, I decided to take a deep dive into this topic to learn more about it. In today's post, I'll…
    - 6 days ago 4 Feb 16, 12:05am -
  • Moz Content Launches New Tiers and Google Analytics Integration
    Posted by JayLearyWhen we launched Moz Content at the end of November, we limited the subscription to a single tier. At the time we wanted to get the product out in the wild and highlight the importance of content auditing, competitive research, an…
    - 8 days ago 2 Feb 16, 11:10am -
  • New and Improved Local Search Expert Quiz: What's Up with Local SEO in 2016?
    Posted by Isla_McKettaThink you're up on the latest developments in local SEO?One year ago we asked you to test your local SEO knowledge with the Local Search Expert Quiz. Because the SERPs are changing so fast and (according to our latest Ind…
    - 8 days ago 2 Feb 16, 12:02am -
  • What's it Take to "Go Viral?" 11 Traits to Give Your Idea Wings
    Posted by mattroundBefore joining Distilled I worked for UsVsTh3m, an experimental Trinity Mirror project, where we created hundreds of games, quizzes and daft "toys." We had unprecedented freedom to try out new interactive formats, learning a grea…
    - 9 days ago 1 Feb 16, 12:03am -
  • Targeted Link Building in 2016 - Whiteboard Friday
    Posted by randfishSEO has much of its roots in the practice of targeted link building. And while it's no longer the only core component involved, it's still a hugely valuable factor when it comes to rank boosting. In this week's Whiteboard Friday,…
    - 12 days ago 29 Jan 16, 12:14am -

Search Engine Land

  • newContent Marketing That Drives Conversions
    Relevant, engaging content now plays a critical role in nurturing prospects into the purchase funnel to become customers. How can marketer’s produce, distribute, and optimize well-defined content assets – including blogs, email, infographics, lan…
    - 11 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 9:54pm -
  • newSearchCap: Bing Ads Reporting Glitch, Google Knowledge Graph Edit & Starting SEO
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.The post SearchCap: Bing Ads Reporting Glitch, Google Knowledge Graph Edit & Starting SEO appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please vi…
    - 12 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 9:00pm -
  • newObsessed with Search? Registration Open For Search Engine Land’s SMX Advanced Conference
    Registration is now open for Search Engine Land’s SMX Advanced, which takes place June 22–23 on the waterfront in Seattle, at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center. SMX Advanced is the only conference designed exclusively for experience…
    - 13 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 7:15pm -
  • newBing Ads Experiencing Nearly 2-Day Reporting Outage
    Engineers say they are working on a fix and that historical data is not lost. The post Bing Ads Experiencing Nearly 2-Day Reporting Outage appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
    - 16 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 4:13pm -
  • newJump-Start Your SEO With These 6 Surefire Tactics
    Every site has different SEO needs, but contributor Stoney deGeyter provides some quick wins to get your SEO program started on the right foot.The post Jump-Start Your SEO With These 6 Surefire Tactics appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please v…
    - 17 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 3:45pm -
  • newData-Led Inbound Marketing, Part 2
    Columnist Chris Liversidge shows how a streamlined, data-led process can be used to set clear priorities and objectives that drive both social and SEO performance over time.The post Data-Led Inbound Marketing, Part 2 appeared first on Search Engine…
    - 17 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 3:13pm -
  • newGoogle Letting Official Representatives Of Knowledge Graph Boxes Suggest Changes In Search Results
    You can now quickly make edits to Knowledge Graph cards that you represent directly in the Google search results.The post Google Letting Official Representatives Of Knowledge Graph Boxes Suggest Changes In Search Results appeared first on Search En…
    - 19 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 1:33pm -
  • SearchCap: Google Super Bowl Searches, Yahoo BOSS & SEO Agencies
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.The post SearchCap: Google Super Bowl Searches, Yahoo BOSS & SEO Agencies appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engin…
    - 1 day ago 8 Feb 16, 9:00pm -
  • Google: 82% Of Super Bowl Ad Searches Happened On Mobile, Up From 70%
    Ads drove more than 7.5 million incremental searches for Super Bowl advertisers. The post Google: 82% Of Super Bowl Ad Searches Happened On Mobile, Up From 70% appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land for the full artic…
    - 2 days ago 8 Feb 16, 7:13pm -
  • MarTech Rates Increase Saturday. Save $350 — Register Now!
    Join innovators and main street brands pioneering marketing technology at MarTech: The Marketing Tech Conference. Save $350 on your ticket by registering this week! Attend for: Sessions, panels and keynotes featuring senior-level marketers who are dr…
    - 2 days ago 8 Feb 16, 6:46pm -

Search Engine Journal

SitePro News

  • newPayPal Helping Netflix in Battle Against Unblockers
    PayPal is taking up the ‘unblocker’ fight for Netflix. The digital payment service has refused to process payments from at least one proxy server. PayPal sent Canadian VPN service UnoTelly a notice saying it would no longer process payments to t…
    - 2 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 6:04am -
  • newGmail Shining Spotlight on Unencrypted E-Mails
    Google is putting the focus on security with its latest update to Gmail. The tech giant is rolling out new authentication features to Gmail on the Web to better enable users to identify e-mails that are unencrypted. Although Gmail began using HTTPS…
    - 3 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 5:32am -
  • newDrivers May Get Dashcam in Exchange for Data - Man Who Created Android Examining Possibilities
    Drivers may soon have a dashcam strapped to their car which cost them not one cent. That’s not to say the device won’t come with a price, but there won’t be any money exchanged if Andy Rubin has his way. That’s because the man who created An…
    - 3 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 5:16am -
  • newRift, Powerful Computers Ready for Pre-Order - Virtual Reality Headset Will Be Shipped in April
    Reality will change in April. That’s when Oculus Rift – the highly anticipated virtual reality headset – will become available to consumers in select countries. The set has received ample media coverage and will, finally, be ready for consumer…
    - 3 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 5:04am -
  • newGoogle Doing Away With Flash Ads - Won't Be Supported in Any Capacity By 2017
    Don’t expect to be flashed by Google in the future. The Internet giant announced Tuesday it will, by January 2017, no longer support Flash ads and plugins on its Google Display Network and DoubleClick Digital Marketing platforms. The move takes pl…
    - 3 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 5:04am -
  • newHow Google Will Shift SEO in 2016
    This year has started off with a bang as Google confirmed a core algorithm update halfway through January. While the revision has not been named or explained in any real terms, it has most certainly set the tone for the year ahead. These types of un…
    - 4 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 5:00am -
  • newHow to Make the B2B Sales Process Fit the Buyers
    The business-to-business (B2B) sales process is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. The usual comparisons between B2B and business-to-consumer (B2C) neglect the obvious fact that the target business size greatly affects the selling process. Selling…
    - 4 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 5:00am -
  • newHow Time Is Spent On The Internet 2014 vs 2015
    The post How Time Is Spent On The Internet 2014 vs 2015 appeared first on SiteProNews.
    - 4 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 5:00am -
  • newThe Fastest-Growing App Categories in 2015
    You will find more statistics at StatistaThe post The Fastest-Growing App Categories in 2015 appeared first on SiteProNews.
    - 4 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 5:00am -
  • newEnhance Your Online Business Success With Conversion Rate Optimization
    Owning an online business or a website of any kind can be a tough task. This is particularly so, if you do not have the right tools to facilitate the job. There are those who make owning a website seem such a simple activity. They talk about posting…
    - 4 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 5:00am -
  • newTwitter Forms Special Council to Tackle Abuse Issues
    Twitter is taking the next step to deal with abuse on its social network. The company today announced it will form a Trust and Safety Council to help in the development of products, policies, and programs that help make Twitter users feel safe. The…
    - 13 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 7:23pm -

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Tech Crunch

  • newTwitter Forms A “Trust & Safety Council” To Balance Abuse Vs Free Speech
     Twitter’s latest step in the tricky balancing act of championing free speech without also handing a free pass to orchestrated harassment via its platform is the announcement today that it’s formed a “Trust & Safety Council” comprised of…
    - 19 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 1:51pm -
  • newTiming Is Everything: Twitter Unveils First View Ads, Videos At The Top Of Your Timeline
     Twitter has been in the spotlight for the past several days over allegedly imminent (longstanding) plans to change the order of Tweets in your timeline. But while its CEO has confirmed there are no such plans for this week, Twitter is addin…
    - 19 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 1:30pm -
  • Tribe Is A Nifty Walkie-Talkie App
     Meet Tribe, a new social app for iOS and Android that is going head-to-head against Taptalk, Snapchat and countless of other social messaging apps. Tribe is an interesting take on messaging thanks to its heavy focus on video and neat design. Read…
    - 2 days ago 8 Feb 16, 6:39pm -
  • India Blocks Facebook’s Free Basics, Other Zero-Rated Mobile Services Over Net Neutrality
     Facebook’s Free Basics — the company’s zero-rated mobile service — has been under fire in India over net neutrality violations for months, and now the country’s regulator has weighed in hard on the issue: FreeBasics and services like it…
    - 2 days ago 8 Feb 16, 11:41am -
  • LiveLike’s VR Spectator App Wins The 1st And Future Bringing Home The Game Category
     Virtual reality, body cameras, and the Internet Of Things are poised to change the way we watch sports. Today we saw how at TechCrunch’s 1st And Future startup competition held at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The home viewing catego…
    - 4 days ago 6 Feb 16, 7:33pm -
  • Twitter May Introduce An Algorithmic Timeline And People Are Losing Their Minds
     Remember Twitter? Or, at least, that would seem to be the sentiment from parts of Twitter that are now shocked that the company is considering switching to an algorithmic timeline, according to a BuzzFeed report. Everyone panic! This changes ever…
    - 4 days ago 6 Feb 16, 7:29pm -
  • LinkedIn Tumbles 30% On Earnings Guidance
     LinkedIn reported fourth quarter earnings after the bell Thursday. While the company beat analyst estimates on both income and revenue, the stock quickly tumbled 27 percent in after-hours trading, due to a disappointing outlook and earnings guidan…
    - 5 days ago 4 Feb 16, 9:31pm -
  • Tango’s New CEO Takes Its Struggling Messaging App Back To Basics
     Tango’s new CEO isn’t wasting any time making changes to reverse the declining fortunes of the messaging app company. Co-founder Eric Setton, who made the jump from Tango CTO to CEO one month ago, announced this week that the company is splitt…
    - 6 days ago 4 Feb 16, 8:01pm -
  • Western Union Brings Money Transfer And Its Tricky Fees To Chat Apps
     Remittance has always been a shady business. Migrant workers need to send money they earn home to their families, but get hit with fine print fees so less cash comes out the other side than they might assume. Remittance companies earn extra by kee…
    - 6 days ago 4 Feb 16, 12:37pm -
  • Facebook Celebrates Turning 12 With “Friends Day” Videos
     Now Facebook has its own holiday it calls “Friends Day.” On February 4th, the social network turns 12 years old. But in typical self-less Zuckerberg fashion, Mark said “rather than having this birthday that focuses on us, we should make sur…
    - 6 days ago 4 Feb 16, 5:00am -
  • Applause Connects Brands With Livestream Stars
     We’ve seen startups helping brands tap influencers to promote themselves on social media platforms like Vine and Instagram, so it might be time for a new influencer marketing startup, Applause, that’s focused on live video — particularly Twi…
    - 6 days ago 3 Feb 16, 10:20pm -

Hosting News

  • newAre Cloud Security Issues From the Fast Growth?
    Companies are starting to push towards the movement of incorporating the cloud for their main tool for data storage. More and more companies are doing this every day with the ease of use behind the cloud’s data storage abilities. In addition, the c…
    - 8 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 12:18am -
  • newCloud Computing: Explain Like I’m Five
    Cloud computing is a relatively new concept that can seem a bit mysterious to those outside the industry. The term ‘cloud’ throws a lot of people off–is it in the sky? A literal cloud with our data floating somewhere in it? You might have heard…
    - 13 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 7:37pm -
  • newICANN Announces New CEO and President, Says Goodbye to Current CEO
    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) named their new CEO and president on Monday. Göran Marby, the current Director and General of the Swedish Post & Telecom Authority (PTS), will begin the role as CEO and president in Ma…
    - 14 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 6:44pm -
  • newPartnership Forged Between Level 3 and Google
    Level 3 Communications and Google have reached a new peering deal. With network peering being one of the stranger areas of data center infrastructure and the internet, this deal might help bring some clarity. Level 3 Communications provides one of th…
    - 14 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 6:22pm -
  • newLive Stream from Super Bowl 50 Broke Records, but Far From Perfect
    Super Bowl 50 was held at Levi’s Stadium in Silicon Valley and it was a huge technology play for many companies. With new 5k, 360-degree cameras for replays and drones banned from recording the game, it was something different than just a football…
    - 15 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 5:34pm -
  • newAlert Logic Expands with New Office in Ireland
    Alert Logic has expanded their EMEA presence by receiving a grant by Invest Northern Ireland for an office space in Belfast. This new office will support about 90 new jobs. The company is a providers of SaaS or Security-as-a-Service solutions for the…
    - 16 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 4:30pm -
  • Will Buffer Acquiring Respond.ly Change Your Business?
    Buffer is a software that is being used in businesses as a way to manage ever important social media accounts. Social media may have once been used for just a way to connect with friends, stay in touch with old high school pals, or to stay up-to-date…
    - 1 day ago 9 Feb 16, 4:30am -
  • IBM Acquires Digital Agency Business exc.io
    IBM will acquire the German digital marketing company exc.io, which will increase their digital marketing skills. It will be added to the IBM Interactive Experience and it’s the third IBM deal this week. The company also acquired a development agen…
    - 2 days ago 8 Feb 16, 7:05pm -
  • Bob Moul Appointed as CEO of Cloudamize
    Cloudamize, a cloud infrastructure analytics provider, recently appointed Bob Moul as the CEO of the company. This went into effect on February 1, 2016 and Khushboo Shah, the former CEO will now be a chief evangelist for the company with a seat on th…
    - 2 days ago 8 Feb 16, 7:01pm -
  • Major IoT Move Signaled by Cisco
    Cisco purchased Jasper Technologies for $1.4 billion recently, which signals a large IoT move from the company. They have even called themselves the “on switch” for IoT. The Jasper platform is used by some of the largest service providers and ent…
    - 2 days ago 8 Feb 16, 6:57pm -

WebPro News

  • newMarShawn McCarrel: 'Black Lives Matter' Activist Dies, Shoots Himself At Ohio Statehouse
    A Black Lives Matter activist has reportedly committed suicide in front of the Ohio Statehouse. The man was identified as MarShawn McCarrel, 23 years old. According to reports, McCarrel, who hailed from the Columbus suburb of Franklin Township, shot…
    - 3 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 5:05am -
  • newMichael Douglas Lauds Wife Catherine Zeta-Jones at AARP's 15th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards
    Michael Douglas was honored on Monday at AARP's 15th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards in Beverly Hills, where he lauded wife Catherine Zeta-Jones for his good health. Michael Douglas talks health and marriage as he steps out with Catherine Zeta-Jone…
    - 8 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 12:38am -
  • newEli Manning Explains Stoic Meme-Worthy Face at Super Bowl
    Eli Manning maintained a rather stoic face at the Super Bowl--long enough for many to deem it meme-worthy. When brother Peyton Manning's team, the Denver Broncos, scored a very important touchdown, the cameras captured a shot of Eli Manning, who ...…
    - 8 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 12:22am -
  • newMegan Fox Reveals Why She Has An Extensive Kimono Collection
    Megan Fox recently sat down for an interview with Ellen DeGeneres and opened up a little bit about turning 30, and she also revealed why she has an extensive collection of kimono: because her son loves them. Fox said that ... Read More
    - 8 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 12:14am -
  • newAshley Graham Excited About Appearing in 2016 "Sports Illustrated" Swimsuit Edition
    Ashley Graham is excited to have landed a spot inside the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. The so-called "plus-size" model was named as one of five members of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Rookie Class. Relive the moment @theashleygraham bec…
    - 8 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 12:03am -
  • newAndroid Studio Adds App Indexing Testing and Validation
    On Friday, Google announced Android Studio 2.0 (Beta), the latest release of its official Android IDE. Among the new features are some helpful additions for app indexing, which became a ranking signal in search results last year. "Adding App Indexing…
    - 11 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 9:46pm -
  • newLiam Neeson Says He's Dating "Incredibly Famous" Woman
    Liam Neeson is dating again, and apparently he's involved with an "incredibly famous" woman. But who is it? At this point, it's all a big secret. Neeson confirmed to The Independent that he is in fact dating someone – but ... Read More
    - 11 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 9:30pm -
  • newGoogle Talks AMP and Paywalls
    Very soon, Google will begin sending search traffic to Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). This will begin on an unspecified date later this month. To get webmasters and publishers prepared, they've been posting about how AMP's relationship to various we…
    - 12 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 8:55pm -
  • newZsa Zsa Gabor Suffering Yet Another Health Problem
    Zsa Zsa Gabor is facing yet another health scare. The 99-year-old actress was reportedly rushed to the hospital on Monday after experiencing breathing difficulties. Gabor's husband Frederic von Anhalt confirmed the news to TMZ. Zsa Zsa Gabor rushed t…
    - 12 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 8:34pm -
  • newGoogle Ads Get New Botnet Protection Feature
    Google announced a new feature for its ads that automates the filtering of traffic from three ad fraud botnets along with the ones Google is already monitoring and defending against. According to the company, it's resilient to possible changes to ...…
    - 12 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 8:15pm -
  • newKendall Jenner, as Rosie the Riveter, Urges You to Vote
    Kendall Jenner is urging everyone to get out there and vote. First step - getting people registered. The reality star and model channels Rosie the Riveter, striking the famous "We Can Do It" pose for a new voting campaign. "Equality. ... Read More
    - 13 hours ago 9 Feb 16, 7:36pm -


  • newYour spirit celeb Khloe Kardashian has finally taken the online dating plunge
    Much like you, Khloe Kardashian is scrambling to find a last-minute Valentine's Day dateJust hours after confirming to US Weekly that she had split from basketball player boyfriend James Harden "weeks ago," the reality star shared her newly crea…
    - 5 mins ago 10 Feb 16, 8:26am -
  • newThousands of swarming moths make for a terrifying sight
    Have a look at this and tell us it doesn't give you a chill down your spine.It's the appearance of the thousands of moths that have descended on the Queensland town of Winton. The scene was captured in front of a hardware store by local residen…
    - 10 mins ago 10 Feb 16, 8:21am -
  • newKen Watanabe forced to delay Broadway return following cancer surgery
    Oscar- and Tony-nominated Japanese actor Ken Watanabe will postpone his return to Broadway's The King and I, after being undergoing surgery for early stage stomach cancer.Watanabe was diagnosed in January during a routine medical checkup. Accord…
    - 14 mins ago 10 Feb 16, 8:17am -
  • newBrowser maker Opera receives $1.2 billion offer from Chinese companies
    Opera's search for a buyer may soon come to an end, with a generous offer from a group of Chinese companies.The 20-year-old Norwegian company is perhaps known best for its web browser, and announced to its shareholders on the Oslo Stock Exchange…
    - 14 mins ago 10 Feb 16, 8:17am -
  • newImproved detection in cars could make roads safer for pedestrians
    As smart and self-driving vehicles gain more momentum, the technologies around detection systems improve and become more reliable. And as humans who occasionally cross streets, who wouldn’t want improved pedestrian detection?First picked up by…
    - 24 mins ago 10 Feb 16, 8:07am -
  • newYelp reveals top 100 U.S. restaurants for 2016
    What's for lunch? It appears everything is on the menu. Yelp released its list of top 100 places to eat in the U.S. on Wednesday, honed through analyzing restaurants' performances in customer rankings since 2004. The list ranges from what ma…
    - 30 mins ago 10 Feb 16, 8:01am -
  • newWanted passport forging suspect called 'The Doctor' arrested in Thailand
    Thai authorities have arrested "The Doctor," an Iranian allegedly leading a ring which sold fake passports out of his base in a province east of Bangkok.The police said Hamid Reza Jafary and his gang of five Pakistani suspects were arrested on M…
    - 34 mins ago 10 Feb 16, 7:57am -
  • newPirates rest easy (for now): 'Dallas Buyers Club' court case is over
    Australians who illegally downloaded the 2014 Matthew McConaughey film Dallas Buyers Club no longer have to worry about getting a threatening letter in the mail.On Wednesday, lawyers for Dallas Buyers Club LLC (DBC) and its parent company, the f…
    - 1 hour ago 10 Feb 16, 7:19am -
  • newChina reports its first Zika virus case
    BEIJING — China's first case of the Zika virus has been found in a 34-year-old man who recently traveled to Venezuela and is now making a speedy recovery, the government said Wednesday.The man from the southern city of Ganzhou had been treated…
    - 2 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 6:36am -
  • newDrunk Chinese man kicks elevator doors in and falls down its shaft
    What was supposed to be a fun karaoke night out turned into a harrowing tumble for a 24-year-old man from Hangzhou, China, when he accidentally fell down an elevator shaft after kicking its doors in.Identified only as Yang, the inebriated man…
    - 2 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 6:05am -
  • newSnake eats another snake because nature is ruthless like that
    Fair warning, this footage may be graphic for some users.It's a snake-eat-snake world out there, if you didn't knowA small-eyed snake was caught on video cheerfully eating a compatriot by the Toowoomba Snake Catchers, who uploaded the footage…
    - 3 hours ago 10 Feb 16, 5:35am -

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