It seems that Google Flu Trends has had a nasty habit of overreporting flu rates. Media coverage and even some of Google's own algorithmic changes are the two biggest culprits causing the inflated flu trend data, according to a new study.
Articles by Kayla Minguez
If you've used Google Maps lately, you've probably noticed a new feature here or a slight change there. Well, now Google is rolling out the complete, revamped version of Maps for all the world to see. Here's what you can expect in the coming weeks.
The student who wins this year's Doodle 4 Google contest will get his or her logo published on Google’s homepage for a day. The winner will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 technology grant for his or her school.
Cannabis dispensaries want to be able to advertise their products using the same online channels as every other business and website. However, they're finding few opportunities to do so and Google, Twitter and Facebook aren't budging.
Until recently, Google’s definition of a widget link scheme was pretty broad. However, Google has gotten a lot more specific in an update to its Link Schemes page to clarify what types of links in widgets violate its webmaster guidelines.