Google: Google News

  • The trouble with truth

    … Since the election, there’s been a lot of discussion about fake news and its ability to sway masses into potentially false perceptions. Clearly, creating false perceptions in mass media is a dangerous thing, and it can sway public opinion and policy greatly. But what about search engines and other content distributors? Even before the US…

    Janet Driscoll Miller/ Marketing Landin SEO Google Facebook- 17 readers -
  • Why Google might not be able to stop “fake news”

    … Last week, Google pledged to fight “fake news” in its search results yet offered up no solutions to the problem. That’s likely because Google has no easy fix. Google especially came under fire after it listed a site with incorrect “final” US presidential election counts as the top listing for searches such as “final votes” or “final election…

    Danny Sullivan/ Marketing Landin SEO Google- 31 readers -
  • WordPress Launches Plugin To Support Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages

    … The Author Martin Beck is Third Door Media's Social Media Reporter, covering the latest news for Marketing Land and Search Engine Land. He spent 24 years with the Los Angeles Times, serving as social media and reader engagement editor from 2010-2014. A graduate of UC Irvine and the University of Missouri journalism school, Beck started his career at the Times as a sportswriter and copy editor. Follow Martin on Twitter (@MartinBeck), Facebook and/or Google+. (Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)…

    Martin Beck/ Marketing Landin Google Twitter Blogging- 25 readers -
  • Live Blog: Google’s Mobile Web Event

    … their own ads, if they want, and keep all the revenue from those. By the way, for more about the programs direct from the sources, see this from Facebook on Instant Articles and this from Apple on Apple News. The Live Blog That’s the background. Now it’s time to hear what Google, and probably Twitter and perhaps other organizations all have to say. Stay tuned — we get started at 8:30am ET, if all goes according to plan. (Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)…

    Danny Sullivan/ Marketing Landin Twitter- 65 readers -