Google will pay publishers to curate a reliable news feed

By Australia, content, curate, engadget, fake news, France, gear, google, google news showcase, investment, journalism, misinformation, News, reporting

Today, Google announced plans to invest $1 billion in partnerships with news publishers. With that money, Google will pay publishers to curate content for a new product, the Google News Showcase. This should ensure that users get high-quality …

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Google makes it easier to find local news through Podcasts and Assistant

By audio, engadget, entertainment, gear, google, google assistant, google podcasts, local news, nest, News, podcasts, reporting, text-to-speech, your news update

While news podcasts are increasingly popular, most focus on national and global news. It tends to be harder to find local news, especially in an on-demand, audio format. Google wants to change this. Today, it announced plans to bring Your News…

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Google shutters Bulletin, its hyperlocal news experiment

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Google is ending its hyperlocal news experiment Bulletin. Similar to Nextdoor, Bulletin was a blog-like service that allowed users to post stories with video and photo content to the app. People nearby could see those posts, and they could app…

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How to get started with data-driven attribution in Google Analytics

By Analytics, Attribution, Conversions, data-driven, data-driven attribution, Google Analytics, Google Analytics 360, reporting, searchenginewatch

The data-driven attribution model is exclusive to customers of Google Analytics 360 and offers an easy way to personalize experiences to your customers.

The post How to get started with data-driven attribution in Google Analytics appeared first on Search Engine Watch.

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Facebook accused of lying about video stats error for over a year

By advertising, Business, crowdsiren, engadget, entertainment, facebook, figures, fraud, Internet, lawsuit, metrics, reporting, services, video

Facebook is guilty of lying to advertisers, according to a new lawsuit. Back in 2016, online marketing agency Crowd Siren sued the social network for inflating its metrics — now it claims Facebook knew as early as 2015 that it was over-report…

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Google wants to help developers make better websites

By chrome, chromeuserexperiencereport, Developer, engadget, google, hardware, Internet, loading, metrics, network, reporting, Software, statistics

Developers already have access to a number of tools that let them see how real-world users experience their websites, but until now they weren’t able to see how their website user experience compared to others. Enter the Chrome User Experience Report…

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