Last week some users noticed that Google search results for images missing action buttons: On page, Full size, Save, etc.
The head of the European office of Google Matt Silent apology to the advertisers that their ads were shown before extremist videos on YouTube. About it reports the Financial Times.
Google published a report about Internet security for the year 2016. According to the company, last year the number of hacked websites increased by 32% in comparison with 2015. In addition, in the foreseeable future this trend is unlikely to slow down.
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.