Google Adds Partners and Ads to Hosted News

Google has made a couple of announcements regarding Hosted News. First up, 8 news agencies have been added as Hosted News partners. All of the agencies belong to the European Press Agency. The agreement will allow the agencies to distribute newswire content on Google News.

Seconly, ads will now appear next to Hosted News stories. The ads will appear below the main text of the articles. You’ll need to click on a single story page in order to see these particular ads. Last month, ads were added to Google News results.

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