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Apple made a significant update to its web crawler Applebot, fueling speculation that the tech giant wants to swoop in and grab search market share from rival Google with its own web-based search engine. Let’s dig in a little bit deeper to find out how this strategic move will benefit the Cupertin...
Apple plans to introduce its own search engine, to compete with Google. There are a number of indicators suggesting that the Cupertino-based tech giant company may be planning for its own search engine. Every year Google spends billions of dollars to maintain as the default search engine for all A...
A new study has shown that although they may protect your personal data, independent search engines display a lot more misinformation related to vaccines than internet giants, such as Google. In 2019, the World Health Organization (Geneva, Switzerland) listed vaccine hesitancy as one of the top 10 t...
Facebook is merging Messenger chats with Instagram direct messages, giving users a way to access both inboxes from the same place. Facebook is giving users the option to merge their Messenger inbox with Instagram Direct, which grants the ability to send messages across platforms. Users are seeing a ...
Researchers point out social media and search engines have encouraged greater and more diverse news consumption, thus challenging the concept of filter bubbles and echo chambers on the Internet Digital media have fundamentally changed the way we consume news. It is often assumed that the use of soci...
By building contact-tracing into their operating systems, the companies could make a difference in the global pandemic response Last week, Apple and Google surprised us with an announcement that the companies are spinning up a system to enable widespread contact tracing in an effort to contain t...
The BBC has made its international news website available via the Tor network, in a bid to thwart censorship attempts. The Tor browser is privacy-focused software used to access the dark web. The browser can obscure who is using it and what data is being accessed, which can help people avoid govern...
On a Google Webmaster Hangout someone asked about the role of H1s on a web page. John Mueller responded that heading tags were good for several reasons but they’re not a critical element. SEO and H1 Headings One of the top rules for Search Engine Optimization has long been adding keywords to your ...
[Source: This article was published in searchenginejournal.com By Matt Southern - Uploaded by the Association Member: Jason bourne] LinkedIn is rolling out new tools to help pages drive leads and measure the results. The company says its listening to feedback from page admins and introducing custo...
[This article is originally published in searchenginejournal.com written by Matt Southern - Uploaded by AIRS Member: Barbara larson] Google’s John Mueller advises site owners to provide supporting content when publishing a web page with a video on it. In other words, do not just embed a video on ...
[This article is originally published in searchengineland.com written by Greg Sterling - Uploaded by AIRS Member: Eric Beaudoin] Facebook users turned to Google search or went directly to publishers. An interesting thing happened on August 3. Facebook was down for nearly an hour in Europe and North ...
Group of 11 British MPs flew to Washington at a cost of £30,000 to taxpayers. But why? The usual practice at the start of a select committee hearing is for the chair to thank the witnesses for having made the effort to come. At the digital, culture, media and sports committee’s latest hearing on ...
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There is plenty of fake news circulating on the internet today. The vast majority falls into the category of “Nobody capable of reading could actually be dumb enough to think this is true,” and yet the stories are liked, shared, and promoted by millions who inexplicably believe them. Of course,...
We are in the midst of a “tech-lash.” For months, the leading Internet companies have faced a wave of criticism sparked by revelations that they unwittingly enabled the spread of Russian disinformation that distorted the 2016 election. They are now beginning to listen. Recently, Facebook res...
IC Realtime introduces video search engine technology that will augment surveillance systems using analytics, natural language processing, and machine vision. LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PEPCOM at CES 2018 – IC Realtime, a leader in digital surveillance and security technology announces today th...
BOISE - The internet as we know it today could soon be changing. You’ve probably noticed over social media lately the talk about net neutrality. The Federal Communications Commission will vote next month on whether or not to lift regulations regarding the internet. Net neutrality was a principle p...
In its ongoing efforts to address the scourge of misleading and false news, Google recently announced a new feature that helps readers evaluate a news source they may not be familiar with. Now, when you search for a particular publication, the Knowledge Panel – that preformatted answers box that...
Microsoft is introducing Cortana to Skype users. The artificial intelligence will come to Skype in the form of the personal assistant Cortana. The assistant will help users make plans for going out or look up information. Skype will be more enjoyable with Cortana The addition of the personal assista...
Internet company uses technology to find potentially spurious information then turns to government agencies for verification, its president says China’s biggest search engine, Baidu, checks out 3 billion claims of fake news every year and works closely with government agencies to tackle an issue i...
The Supreme Court of Canada issued an order to Google Wednesday: Stop showing search results for a company accused of fraud, not just in Canada, but throughout the world. Yes, that includes everybody reading this in America. But the court’s ruling that the Alphabet. Inc., (GOOG...
Many are left wondering exactly what the global search giant knows - and how they know It turns out Google knows a lot about you - an awful lot, in fact. But exactly how much is "an awful lot"? Many are left wondering exactly what the global search giant knows - and how they know. The good...
    Check out the experimental version of a Google search app designed for slower internet connections that Google is currently testing.   Android Police reports Google is testing a new lightweight version of their search app in Indonesia and maybe India, to see how they can speed up ...
Google’s Uptime, an experimental app that enables people to watch YouTube videos with friends, is now available to everyone who has access to the US iOS App Store. Uptime initially launched earlier this year and was created by Google’s internal incubator, Area 120. Google’s Area 120 ...
Google’s Gary Illyes recently tweeted some unsolicited advice on how to prepare for the impending mobile-first index. While the mobile-first index is not likely to roll out until next year, it’s never too early to start preparing for such a massive change to Google’s index. Illy...
The new design is simpler to use, more visually appealing and offers more content and context. It’s difficult to believe that Google News is 15 years old. In that time, it has been through a number of feature changes and minor redesigns. The last major redesign was in 2010, but...
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