Google has admitted to regulators in other jurisdictions that the average share that accrues to the company from ad revenues is roughly 30 percent A little after the US Department of Justice issued an antitrust action against Search Engine Google's alleged monopolistic behaviour in the web search, ...
Before I became a reporter at NPR, I worked for a few years at tech companies. One of the companies was in the marketing technology business — the industry that's devoted in part to tracking people and merging their information, so they can be advertised to more effectively. That tracking happen...
Google shares more details about an upcoming change which will allow it to identify individual passages of a web page. Google’s public Search Liaison, Danny Sullivan, shares more detail about an upcoming change that will improve 7% of global queries. Soon, Google will be able to identify individ...
Google published a YouTube content strategy guide for politicians that's useful for web and podcasting content too. Google published a YouTube strategy guide for politicians. It contains great tips for content planning that’s applicable for non-politicians, including advice that can be applied we...
Social media algorithms, artificial intelligence, and our own genetics are among the factors influencing us beyond our awareness. This raises an ancient question: do we have control over our own lives? This article is part of The Conversation’s series on the science of free will. Have you ever wa...
The new standard, called Global Privacy Control, will let you activate a browser setting to keep your data from being sold. A group of tech companies, publishers, and activist groups including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Mozilla, and DuckDuckGo are backing a new standard to let internet u...
One in five shoppers starts their product search on Google. This makes Google second only to Amazon when it comes to product searches—and gives sellers a great opportunity. Google Shopping is the umbrella term covering the different tools and programs that Google provides to help online stores r...
Edited or misleading images are some of the most common kinds of misinformation found online, but they can sometimes be hard to spot. Below are examples of image-based misinformation we’ve encountered in our work, and advice on how to verify things you may encounter every day. Out of context imag...
Stop your data going dark We’re living in a world with more focus on cybersecurity than ever before. With the shift to widespread working from home, the pandemic has shone the spotlight on security awareness. This is true in our professional lives in order to prevent corporate information from...
 These days everyone is spending more time online. Whether working from home or spending nearly every working hour in front of a computer screen, the internet has become an indispensable part of our social and professional lives. Hackers, scammers, and cybercriminals lurk everywhere. They are the...

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