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Google and Facebook Changes Showing Impact

In the wake of fake media placements and for better advertising results, Google and Facebook have started changing the way they post news stories. When these changes were announced, media companies expressed concern that it would impact their revenues. The

Top 10 Google Searches for 2017

Looking back over 2017, Reuters put together a list of the top ten Google searches for 2017. In many ways, it is a look back at the top news stories and tragedies of the year. However, there are some oddities. …

Top Google Search Result for 2017

A year of great change, one might expect the top Google search for 2017 to have something to do with that change. However, that would be an improper assumption. According to this ABC News story and Google, the top 2017 …

In 4 Hours AI Masters Chess

There is a great deal of media coverage about AI (Artificial Intelligence) taking over human jobs and possibly the world. It is a field of computation that has grown dramatically in the last couple of decades. In 1997, IBM’s Deep …

Google Search’s Twitter Results: A Problem

Search results on Google often give preference to Twitter and tweets. Mashable has come out with strong criticism of these Twitter results, explaining that it leads to the proliferation of “fake news” and “false information”. Jason Abbruzzese, the writer, shows …

Most Searched Halloween Costume on Google

Okay, it’s the Friday before Halloween. We don’t feel the need to write about a serious subject. Do you want to know what the most searched for Halloween costume this year on Google? If so, you’ll need to click here

Google Search Now Includes Local Library

Let’s say there is an e-book you’d like to read. If you do a Google search for the e-book you can find out where to purchase the download, or you can also fine out if it is available at your …

Do Google and Facebook Control the News?

It is more than an interesting question. News publishers are quite worried that they do and have banned together with the intent to ask “Congress for an antitrust exemption to let news organizations collectively bargain, like a union would, with …