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Google acts against fake news on search engine

Google announced its first attempt to combat the circulation of “fake news” on its search engine with new tools allowing users to report misleading or offensive content, and a pledge to improve results generated by its algorithm.
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You can go live on YouTube if you have 1,000 subscribers

YouTube launched mobile live-streaming in February to users who had more than 10,000 subscribers. Now, the company is lowering its subscriber requirement to 1,000. As Google notes in its guide to live-streaming, channel owners just have to verify their channel — once approved, they can either start a live stream from Creator Studio or the…
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Google begins showing Pinterest-like shoppable photos in image search

Google is starting to turn its handy image search tool into a way to shop. In some instances, tapping on an image result will now pull up a shoppable list of products featured inside the photo. So if, for example, you’re looking at a picture of a model wearing sunglasses and holding a handbag, Google…
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