Archive for July 3rd, 2021

Google is warning users when its search results might be unreliable

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Google is warning users when its search results might be unreliable

When search results are rapidly altering around a breaking topic, Google will now notify users. Some searches will now display a warning that “it appears that these results are changing quickly,” with a subheading that “if this topic is new, it can sometimes take time for results to be added by reliable sources.” The company […]

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Instagram is testing a desktop posting feature

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Instagram is testing a desktop posting feature

Instagram is experimenting with the ability to create posts from a desktop computer’s web browser. Matt Navarra, a social media expert, noticed the feature and took some screenshots to show how it works. In a statement to Bloomberg, Facebook acknowledged the test. “We know a lot of people use Instagram on their computer,” said spokeswoman […]

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Google’s latest diversity report shows jump in departures among women of color

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Google’s latest diversity report shows jump in departures among women of color

Despite notable advances in the number of Black employees, Google’s recent diversity report shows that the firm is falling short of its target of doubling the number of Black employees by 2025. According to the research issued Thursday (pdf), the search giant is having particular trouble retaining women of color. Google utilizes an attrition index […]

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