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How AddThis is Addressing Upcoming Google Chrome Updates

Changes to Google Chrome

During its Google I/O conference in May 2019, Google announced upcoming updates to its Chrome browser. In particular, one of Google’s anticipated updates discussed were how first-party and cross-site third-party cookies will be handled with the rollout of Chrome version 76 and any subsequent releases. Google anticipates that these changes will take effect on July 31, 2019.

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AddThis Retires A/B Test Feature

Our team works hard to provide our publishers with industry-leading marketing tools for your websites. With this in mind, we have news to share.

Earlier this year, we notified our publishers that creating new A/B Tests would no longer be available starting in February 2019.

Now, we have officially retired the A/B Testing feature, and it’s no longer displayed on the AddThis dashboard under “Tools.”

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List Building Tool Users: Be Sure to Regularly Download Your Contacts!

If you are using our List Building tool to help capture your visitors’ email addresses, it is a good practice to regularly download the CSV file associated with the tool. For example, if you’re sending out marketing emails every week, you should be downloading your list just as often to make sure you are including your fresh sign-ups on the latest send.

Starting May 15, to ensure that publishers are keeping their lists up-to-date, your lists will need to be downloaded at least every 6 months. AddThis will no longer be storing your email lists indefinitely.

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