Google Hangouts divided into two new enterprise service – Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet. About this informed the head of Hangouts Scott Johnston in a blog of the company.
Google testing carousel for videos in the search results on desktops. Innovation noticed Peter Meyers from Moz.
Google improved its system of protection against robots reCAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart). Now it is able to automatically distinguish users from bots without additional checks.
Google does not impose any sanctions for autoplay video ads, despite the negative attitude towards this format from users. About it told the representative of the search John Mueller on Twitter.
Later this year, the mail service Gmail will be able to install add-ons. The representatives of Google said about it at the Cloud Next conference.
Google updated the app virtual keyboard Gboard for Android, adding several new features.
Recently Google might have updated the algorithm, which processing low quality links. About it reports Search Engine Land, citing multiple reports of the foreign webmasters.
The initiative group of the Open Internet Project (OIP) submitted to the European Commission a new complaint against Google. It argues that the company violates antitrust laws by imposing restrictions on manufacturers of Android devices.
The representative of Google's John Mueller acknowledged that embedded YouTube videos can slow page load time.
Google is working on a new rendering tool in the Search Console. It can be used to see how the search engine handles the HTML version of the page. About it told the representative of the search John Mueller during a regular meeting with webmasters.