When you search on Google for the term “hand” or “leg,” the results you get back rarely feature a person of color. It was this particular search result that led Swedish design student Johanna Burai to launch the World White Web campaign. Show More Summary
From time to time Google makes a variety of changes to its design of its websites. It’s usually nothing huge or drastic, but rather subtle changes meant to help improve the ease of use of its services. Recently it seems that Google has been testing out a new design for its image search results on mobile devices. Show More Summary
Search Console users will be able to analyze how their indexed app content is performing in Google’s search results.
Google’s Search Console (formerly Webmaster Tools) has been updated with new reports to show developers how their mobile app content is performing in search results. The Search Analytics report lists top queries, top app pages and traffic by country for each indexed app. Show More Summary
Google has confirmed that it is making changes to its Google Maps service to stop racist terms and other inappropriate words from displaying location search results. The issue blew up this week after searches for “n” or “nigga” were found to pull up the White House and other locations associated with African Americans and other ethnic minorities. Read More
Bing intends to expand its index of search results to include content from mobile apps, the company stated in an announcement today. In fact, Bing is building what it calls a “massive index” of content from apps across all three major platforms — iOS, Android, and Windows. Show More Summary
Google has apologized for a 'mess up' surrounding racist search results on Google Maps. Earlier this week, it was discovered that searching Google Maps with certain racial slurs would return results for the White House. Today, Google has issued an apology for the mishap, noting that it has taken action to fix the issue.
Google has issued an apology for showing the White House in Maps search results when people search for a specific racial slur. Variations of the phrase deliver the same results. The issue was first unearthed earlier this week and has taken Google a two days to resolve. The company says its ranking system is largely to blame — essentially, because […]
Google now includes tweets from Twitter, but who wins? Users.
The company is still struggling to remove the user-added destination name
"Do no evil..." that is part from the racist stuff, would appear to be Google's new meme as The Guardian reports the somewhat unbelievable fact that searches which include the racist slur “nigger” were shown to find the White House in Google Maps. Show More Summary
Twitter and Google have teamed up to bring tweets to Google's search results.
Searches using a racist slur return results pinpointing the White House in Washington DC. Google has apologised after searches which include the racist slur “nigger” were shown to find the White House in Google Maps. Searches for “nigger...Show More Summary
Tweets now show up in Google search results on mobile devices. Twitter and Google reached a deal to work together earlier this year, and they’re making good on it now. One step at a time, though: Tweet search still doesn’t work on your desktop yet. Read more...
I'm not sure if this is a new feature, but Google's search app for Android shows a list of recent articles from a news site below some search results. The list uses big thumbnails and you can swipe right to find more articles. For examples, searches for [sports], [weather], [obama] trigger the visual list of recent articles. Show More Summary
Twitter Inc. and Google Inc. have come to a new agreeme […]
It's official: starting today, you'll begin seeing tweets sprinkled into your Google search results. The news comes after Twitter revealed the deal with Google back in February, so it shouldn't come as much of a surprise.