User Agent

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51Degrees

6/14/2022 5:00 PM

Updates to User Agent Client Hints: 51Degrees version 4.4

Full User Agent Client Hints support is now available

Version 4.4 of the 51Degrees service, which contains full User Agent Client Hints support, has now been released. Find out more about the changes and how to get started with UA-CH support.

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51Degrees

6/7/2022 4:00 PM

Google and the CMA: first report on the Privacy Sandbox proposals

Key points from the report include updates on the User Agent reduction and User Agent Client Hints

The UK Competition and Markets Authority has received the first quarterly report from Google regarding its Privacy Sandbox proposals.

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Marketing & Data Team

11/24/2021 4:30 PM

Understanding the User Agent string

These strings hold more insight than you may realize

We know our onions when it comes to detecting information from a User Agent string. This guide will go through everything you need to know about User Agents, including how to identify a range of devices, browsers, and operating systems from the string.

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Marketing

10/11/2021 5:00 PM

5 tools you need to understand User Agent Client Hints

Don’t drag your heels because time is running out to prepare

The User Agent string has been part of the web for a long time, so it’s sad to see the plans to deprecate it next year. It’s important you prepare for User Agent Client Hints, the proposed UA string replacement. With these five tools, you’ll be set for the industry change.

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Kirstin R

8/23/2021 4:30 PM

How to filter bots from your analytics platform with User Agent data

Using User Agent data as a starting point, you can investigate unusual website traffic spikes

For many marketers, bots can wreak havoc on your website traffic reporting. There are a few good guides out there to help you filter out crawlers from your analytics platform, but they don’t always solve the problem. So, we came up with our own solution.

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Products Team

8/5/2021 1:00 PM

We’ve released version 4.3 of our API packages

Future-proof your real-time data when you upgrade to version 4.3

Google’s plans to replace the User Agent string with User Agent Client Hints are not ideal, but we have to prepare our real-time data services accordingly. Version 4.3 of our API packages now includes support for User Agent Client Hints.

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Products Team

3/15/2021 5:00 PM

User Agent Client Hints: Chrome 89 Update

51Degrees user update on UACH

This blog post provides some background concerning the change and explains to 51Degrees users both the lobbying efforts we support to reverse UACH and the modifications we will be making in Q2 2021

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51Degrees

9/28/2020 5:00 PM

What is Device ID and how can it benefit your business?

These unique identifiers can supercharge your web offering while respecting peoples’ privacy

While there are privacy concerns surrounding the use of unique identifiers, Device IDs are useful across a number of ecosystems. In this blog we talk about the various concerns surrounding unique identifiers and how 51Degrees can benefit your business.

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Products Team

9/7/2020 5:00 PM

User Agent Client Hints Update September 2020

How have the UA client hints specifications evolved since January 2020?

HTTP client hints are an experimental set of standards that enable a web server to ask a web browser to send additional HTTP header fields and values in subsequent requests. The development has been led by engineers from Google working on the Chromium web browser. This blog post gives an update on what's now happening with regards to client hints.

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Products Team

6/4/2020 11:22 AM

User Agent Client Hints June 2020 Update

How have the UA client hints specifications evolved since January 2020?

HTTP client hints are an experimental set of standards that enable a web server to ask a web browser to send additional HTTP header fields and values in subsequent requests. The development has been led by engineers from Google working on the Chromium web browser. This blog post gives an update on what's now happening with regards to client hints.