Posts Tagged ‘Google’

Google to take tough stance on hateful content

  • 21 March 2017 - 18:23
Google to take tough stance on hateful content

BBC - Google has responded to major companies withdrawing online adverts by promising to take "a tougher stance on hateful, offensive and derogatory content". Philipp Schindler, the firm's chief business officer, said Google would also tighten advertising safeguards. He added that as...

Google agrees to remove “I’m not robot” security checks from websites

  • 10 March 2017 - 16:39
Google agrees to remove “I’m not robot” security checks from websites

BBC - Website security checks that challenge people to prove they are human are likely to "disappear" in favour of a new system developed by Google. Captcha checks typically ask people to complete a puzzle that a computer would struggle to complete correctly. They are designed to stop...

International Women’s Day celebrated by Google with special doodle

  • 8 March 2017 - 13:35
International Women’s Day celebrated by Google with special doodle

International Women's Day began in the early 1900s when women in New York City came together to advocate for fair pay, better working conditions, and the right to vote. Now, more than 100 years later, Google is honoring the day with a Google Doodle that celebrates 13 trailblazing women and...