US President Donald Trump has accused Google of rigging its search results to give preference to negative stories about him, adding his voice to conservatives who accuse social media companies of favouring liberal viewpoints.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai told employees at a meeting that plans to re-enter China with a search engine are “exploratory” and in “early stages”, addressing a topic that has exploded with controversy.
Google may be about to pair all that data it has on users’ Web browsing with the ads displayed on public billboards. Creepy? Maybe. Inevitable? Almost certainly.
Google is preparing to launch a censored version of its search engine for China that will block results Beijing considers sensitive, The Intercept reported.
When it comes to digital privacy, there are plenty of organisations making money out of using your data. But what if you were the one making the money?