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    • 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 count.

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    • 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 election, German Chancellor Angela Me ...

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  • WordPress Launches Plugin To Support Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages

    You don’t have to be a huge publisher to take advantage of Google’s new Accelerated Mobile Pages project. Sure the feature is already live for some articles on major media properties like Vox, The Verge, BuzzFeed, the Washington Post, the New York Times and the Guardian, which all have signed onto the effort that aims to radically speed up the mobile web.

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  • Live Blog: Google’s Mobile Web Event

    … of that app. Google’s Worry Over Walled Gardens What’s wrong with fast? Well, if you’re Google — which earns a lot of money off people reading content on the web — it’s worrisome that two chief competitors have programs offering that same web content at higher speed and without your ads. If you’re Twitter, it’s also worrisome that people may get frustrated…

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