Google presented a new image compression algorithm called Guetzli. Algorithm allows to reduce the size of JPEG files up to 35% without loss of quality.
Google AdWords announced about upcoming changes in the exact match. In the coming months the match close variants will be expanded to include different word order. The changes also will affect the function keywords in queries.
Google decided to make changes in advertising policy. This happened after several major brands withdrew their ads from the platform because they were placed on pages with inappropriate content – video with propaganda of terrorism and anti-Semitism. About it reports Bloomberg.
Google Street View has given users the ability to look into the crater of an active volcano on the Ambrym island in the Pacific country of Vanuatu. About it reported in a company blog.
Owners of the Google Home say that they heard the advertisement of the movie Beauty and The Beast. This they said on the forum Reddit.
Google updated the rules of Google Partners. Now they would sanction for misrepresentation. In particular, for providing false information about the company and services, and statements about the possibilities of Google products.
EU authorities accused Google, Facebook and Twitter in violation of the rights of consumers. The company received a month to the enforcement of the rules of their services into line with European legislation. Otherwise, they could face fines, writes Reuters.
YouTube announced that on 2 may 2017 to support the annotation editor will be terminated.
Google introduced a new app Family Link. With it, parents can monitor how kids use their Android device.
Stone Temple Consulting agency shared the results of a new research. It was intended to find out whether the data Google Chrome browser to identify the new URL.