Google's Satyajeet Salgar posted on Twitter that the Google search team launched a new feature with the Google Arts and Culture to bring their content to the AMP Stories format in search. AMP stories launched over a year ago to provide a more interactive experience in search around certain knowledge panels.Here is what the Arts & Culture results look like in Google search: Forum discussion at Twitter. … [Read more...] about Google Expands AMP Stories To Google Arts & Culture
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Google has just announced the closure of several well-known products, including Fast Flip, Sidewiki, Aardvark and Subscribed Links. Some of these are part of the ongoing purge of Google Labs products, while others that are being shut down were not part of Labs. And Google has also announced that other Google Labs projects have “graduated” out of labs and survived the chopping block. Confused? Here’s a recap of what’s coming and what’s going. Google Fast Flip Fast Flip launched in 2009 and offered a more visual, print-like way to view news on the web. The story goes that Google’s Larry Page wondered out loud why the web isn’t like a magazine — he wanted a way to browse it. Thus, Fast Flip was born. In a letter to participating publishers, Google says Fast Flip will be removed from Google News and Labs “in the next few days.” Publishers will be contacted within the next month with confirmation of their final advertising … [Read more...] about Google Shutters Fast Flip, Sidewiki, Aardvark, Subscribed Links & More Google Labs Projects
Have you heard of Google’s “Project Owl” yet? If not, then you’re in for some fun, because this is a hoot. Let’s start at the beginning. Fall of 2016: Trump gets nominated to the presidency. Still in fall of 2016: All around the world, people are asking “WHO? WHAT? HOW?” That’s when researchers found that American voters were influenced by misinformation on the internet. The world is completely distressed. They demand that 1) someone be responsible and 2) for them to take action and fix the ‘fake news’ problem. Oh – hi Larry Page and Mark Zuckerberg. Who else other than Google and Facebook, right? The public wants solutions from search engines and social media giants to tackle ‘fake news’ and any other misinformation on the internet. May 2017: TA-DA! Welcome Project Owl. Project Owl is introduced as Google’s answer to addressing fake news. It plans to do this with new feedback forms for search … [Read more...] about What does Google’s “Project Owl” mean for search and fake news?
09/14/2017 by Bill Slawski 14 Comments Sharing is caring!164sharesFacebook34Twitter106Google+LinkedInPinterest24I remember my father building some innovative plastics blow molding machines where he added a central processing control device to the machines so that all adjustable controls could be changed from one place. He would have loved seeing what is going on at Google these days, and the hardware that they are working on developing, which focuses on building controls into textiles and plastics. Outside of search efforts from Google, but it is interesting seeing what else they may get involved in since that is beginning to cover a wider and wider range of things, from self-driving cars to glucose analyzing contact lenses. I was surprised to see a web page from Levi’s showing a joint project from Google and Levis on their Project Jacquard. This morning I tweeted an article I saw in the Sun, from the UK that was kind of interesting: Seating Plan Google’s creating … [Read more...] about Google’s Project Jacquard: Textile-Based Device Controls
I am not sure what this is, but it says Taiwan and Google on a wall with coffee mugs also in the drawings. Maybe it is artwork for one of the Google cafes in one of the Google offices? I am not sure but it was posted on Instagram about one of the Google offices.Do you know more about it?This post is part of our daily Search Photo of the Day column, where we find fun and interesting photos related to the search industry and share them with our readers. … [Read more...] about Taiwan Google Art