The top 10 global websites from the 2020 Web Globalization Report Card

I began the Report Card back in 2003 because, at the time, there was nothing out there that focused specifically on the globalization and localization of websites. And, to be honest, most websites were not all that “global” yet; 10 …

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The best global websites from the 2019 Web Globalization Report Card

A little more than 15 years ago, I began benchmarking websites for a new report I had in mind, tentatively titled the Web Globalization Report Card. The number one website in the first Report Card was a startup company by the …

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Companies are blogging less and that’s a mistake

An interesting study courtesy of the Society for New Communications Research: Dr. Nora Ganim Barnes has been studying corporate communications strategies of the Fortune 500 for the past eight years. Key findings include: Twenty-one percent of the Fortune 500 has a …

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LinkedIn adds Arabic

Nice to see that LinkedIn has added support for Arabic: This raises LinkedIn’s language total to 24 languages, including English. As a point of comparison, Facebook supports more than 70 languages.     TweetShareShare

How the NSA is threatening the future of Google, Facebook, Amazon and others

When I read government arguments in defense of the NSA, an oft-repeated line was: We’re not targeting Americans. We’re targeting foreigners. Foreigners. I really dislike that word. And I’m sure companies like Apple, Google and Facebook do as well. Why? …

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