Meanwhile, the big losers are the people and publishers within Spain. The ones imposing this new law are government officials. The news publishers need the traffic and revenue. I seriously wonder how long this will last, how long the publishers can survive without Google News. … [Read more...] about Google Says Spain Forcing Them To Shut Down Google News
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We’re incredibly sad to announce that, due to recent changes in Spanish law, we have removed Spanish publishers from Google News and closed Google News in Spain. We understand that readers like you may be disappointed, too, and we want to share the reasons behind this decision.Google News is a free service, loved and trusted by hundreds of millions of users around the world and available in more than 70 international editions, covering 35 languages. It includes everything from the world’s biggest newspapers to small, local publications and bloggers. Publishers can choose whether or not they want their articles to appear in Google News -- and the vast majority choose to be included for very good reason. Google News creates real value for these publications by driving people to their websites, which in turn helps generate advertising revenues. … [Read more...] about Did Google Shut Down Google News In Spain?
There are other surprises in the list of top 25 news sources. Voice of America, the official external radio and television service of the United States federal government, ranks #14 and Xinhua, the official press agency of the government of the People’s Republic of China, ranks #18. … [Read more...] about Revealing The Sources Of Google News
3% doesn’t sound like a lot, but when you’re talking about hundreds of millions of visitors a month, it’s not such a small number. To continue this investigation, I’ve taken the search traffic stats for 5 out of the top 10 News websites in Spain, mainly those who are getting most of the organic search traffic in this category and country. For each of these sites I checked their Search traffic share, as well as their New Search traffic. The stats here are for June to November 2014, for visits coming from desktop. … [Read more...] about Google News Ditched From Spanish News Sites