Over 170 DMCA Notices Sent to Google Report IMDb as Pirate …

Image Credits: Amazon Google has received multiple DMCA notices from various copyright owners targeted at IMDb. The reporting organizations seem to carelessly scan and report without concerns to their very own business benefit. Google is keeping the situation under control, essentially protecting the copyright owners against themselves. It seems that copyright holders have been following […]

Twitter plunges after report says it’s ‘uninvestable’

Amnesty International — with Element AI, a human rights watchdog — found that about 7 per cent of the tweets that prominent women in government and journalism receive were abusive or problematic. Women of colour were 34 per cent more likely to be targets than white women, and black women were 84 per cent more […]

How to use Chrome User Experience Report to improve your si…

At the 2017 Chrome Web Summit Conference, Google introduced the world to the Chrome User Experience Report (CrUX) – a database constructed from multiple samples pulled from real Chrome users’ web browsing experiences. According to Google, the goal was to “capture the full range of external factors that shape and contribute to the final user […]

Gartner’s first Magic Quadrant report on ad tech scans the …

Marketers may be able to get a better sense of the complicated, dynamic and sometimes controversial category of ad tech through research firm Gartner’s recently released, first Magic Quadrant report on the topic. A free version is available from several of the vendors mentioned in the report, including MediaMath and Adform. (Registration required.) How vendors […]

Google adds event markup to rich results status report in G…

Google has added support for event markup debugging to the rich results report within Google Search Console. Previously, the rich results report only supported job posting and recipe markup, but now it supports event markup as well. Aaron Bradley was one of the first to notice this and posted about it on Twitter. With this […]

Report: Google suppressed an explosive memo about its Chine…

Google headquarters in Mountain View, California. Stephen Shankland/CNET Every time we hear a new report about Google’s alleged censored search engine for China, it sounds more damning. Now, The Intercept is reporting that Google tried — and apparently, failed — to suppress a memo that may have revealed how that search engine could have allowed […]