Pinterest found that 90% of its users make purchase decisions on the platform, and 70% said they use it to find new products, the company announced in a blog post. Talking about Google's own products, the company is tweaking its systems to surface more authoritative content in times of breaking news moments because that's when bad actors often target platforms, the company says.
Google's Jim Albrecht, the product management director, announced the initiative in a blog post Tuesday.
"We're also deepening our commitment to building products that address the news industry's most urgent needs".
Google's latest initiative follows the collapse of the First Click Free program - which forced publishers to offer three free articles a day in exchange for visibility on its search engine - and the company's announcement it would revamp its publisher tools last October.
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The AfCFTA could create an African market of over 1,2 billion people with a GDP of $2,5 trillion, the pan-African bloc said.
Also of note: The Shorenstein Center here at Harvard is building out a Disinformation Lab, modeled after some of the work First Draft News has done in the United Kingdom and France around collaborative, country-wide fact-checking for elections.
Amid the uproar and consternation over fake news and misinformation in the Internet around the world, Google pledges to promote quality journalism - and put its money where its mouth is. With this, people will be able to easily subscribe to paid news outlets using their Google account.
With Subscribe With Google, those who already subscribe to publications will see content from those publications higher in Google search results when they share their subscription status with Google. Its goal with Subscribe with Google is to ease the subscription process to get more readers consuming publishers' journalism, as quickly as possible.
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The viral video not only touched many across the social media but also grabbed the attention of the creator of Carpool Karaoke , British comedian Corden.
Other media houses to sign up include Australia's Fairfax, the New York Times, the FT, and Japan's The Mainichi Newspapers Co.
According to Schindler, the News Initiative is supposed to strengthen quality journalism, support sustainable business models, and empower newsrooms through technological innovation. "We'll be expanding that model globally". The service also reflects Google's increasingly aggressive moves to make publishers dependent on its platforms. The study indicated that while trust in traditional media is riding high at 61%, more than half (59%) of consumers said they were unsure if news stories they viewed were true, while nearly seven in 10 said they anxious about fake news being used as "a weapon".
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Federer's attention will need to switch quickly to the next event on the tour, the Miami Open, which begins on Wednesday. Federer's five Indian Wells titles included previous year , when he beat fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka.