Tag: Google

Google bans ads on coronavirus conspiracy theory content

The world's largest search engine updated its policy as the health crisis has continued to rage throughout the United States, and digital advertising giants like Google and Facebook Inc have faced calls to do more to clamp down on misinformation.

Should Google and Facebook pay for content?

A report published in the Financial Times said that Australia is planning to make Google and Facebook pay for content.

Google data shines light on whether coronavirus lockdowns worldwide are working

Alphabet Inc's Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has brought hard-hit Italy to a standstill, led to runs on grocery stores around the world and prompted a stark drop in going-out between Mardi Gras and St. Patrick's Day.

Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake...

Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign...

Google says Singapore’s fake news law may hurt innovation

Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that  the city-state wants to nurture under...

EU Code of Conduct on hate speech a success – EC

The EU Code of Conduct regarding countering hate speech online has been deemed a success by the European Commission as results show IT companies'...

France asks Google to pull photos after helicopter jailbreak

France has asked Google to remove photos of prisons from the internet, including one from which a notorious criminal known as "the jailbreak king"...

Iran-based political influence operation: bigger, persistent, global

An apparent Iranian influence operation targeting internet users worldwide is significantly bigger than previously identified, Reuters has found, encompassing a sprawling network of anonymous...

Trump accuses Google of hiding ‘fair media’ coverage of him

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Google's search engine was hiding "fair media" coverage of him, without providing evidence, and said he would...

The end of free Android?

The European Commission has hit Google with a record-breaking fine of €4.3 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules. According to the EC, since 2011,...