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.
Yandex updated app for iOS and Android. As reported in a blog of Yandex, the app for iOS is able to search without Internet. The application saves the answers to popular search queries and shows them even when no Internet or it runs very slow. This is useful when you need to quickly obtain a short help message: for example, to find the phone organization.
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.
Google buys an online platform for researchers in the field of data analysis and machine learning Kaggle. The company announced about it on the Next Cloud conference, which took place in San Francisco. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Google AdWords announced several updates regarding ads with phone numbers.
Facebook announced about the launch of a new tool called 'Advanced Measurement'. With it, advertisers will be able to compare campaign performance in the services of Facebook and other platforms.
In the photo sharing site Flickr appeared the possibility of searching for similar images.
Search engines such as Baidu, Sogou and Yahoo Japan are introducing Google AMP support. About it said the Vice-President of Google Search David Besbris at conference called AMP Conf, which was held in New York.
Google AdWords announced that on March 29, 2017 year the default view-through conversion window will be reduced from 30 days to one day.