Tag Archives: Google: Critics

Google’s ‘Project Owl’ — a three-pronged attack on fake news & problematic content

Google hopes to improve by better surfacing authoritative content and enlisting feedback about suggested searches and Featured Snippets answers. The post Google’s ‘Project Owl’ — a three-pronged attack on fake news & problematic content appeared first on Search Engine...

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Google did not ban Infowars; did rescind quality example using an Infowars article

Infowars article was used to help illustrate how quality raters might judge content, but raters have no power to censor, ban or penalize pages. The post Google did not ban Infowars; did rescind quality example using an Infowars article appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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A deep look at Google’s biggest-ever search quality crisis

Under fire for months, can Google reverse the drip-drip-drip of criticism as incorrect, absurd or even dangerous results surface to the top? The post A deep look at Google’s biggest-ever search quality crisis appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google receives search warrant for identities of everyone who searched crime victim’s name

If this overly broad warrant were duplicated in other jurisdictions, local law enforcement might use Google as a first stop in their investigations. The post Google receives search warrant for identities of everyone who searched crime victim’s name appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Florida court: Google permitted to delist sites regarded as spam under First Amendment

The e-ventures Worldwide, LLC vs. Google case should have been dismissed earlier. The post Florida court: Google permitted to delist sites regarded as spam under First Amendment appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google’s top results for ‘Did the Holocaust happen’ now expunged of denial sites

Initial fix merely bumped denial site down, then failed to work consistently. Now the denial site is gone from first page of results. The post Google’s top results for ‘Did the Holocaust happen’ now expunged of denial sites appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Have Google and Facebook become unwitting tools of extremism?

Google and Facebook are committed to facts and progress, but The Guardian argues they may be helping to undermine both. The post Have Google and Facebook become unwitting tools of extremism? appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google creates its own antitrust woes with poor communication over search listings

Have an issue with your listings in Google? Getting an official answer might be tough. And when that happens to a Google competitor, as it did with ProtonMail, it could come back to harm Google's defense from antitrust charges. The post Google creates its own antitrust woes with poor communication...

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New EU copyright rules: basic fairness or punitive media subsidy?

Europe sees a fairer marketplace, Google sees a bonanza for lawyers. The post New EU copyright rules: basic fairness or punitive media subsidy? appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Report: EU responding to Google antitrust search-quality defense with new objections

Supplementary statement reportedly being filed to enable European Commission to address Google's defense against claims of abuse of market position. The post Report: EU responding to Google antitrust search-quality defense with new objections appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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