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Google Gives Publishers New Content ‘Showcase’ on News, Search And Discover

On October 1, in an announcement, Google is rolling out Google News Showcase to select markets. Not only that, the company is also committing $1 billion to partnering publishers. Regarding News Showcase, here’s what Google said: “News Showcase is made up of story panels that will appear initially in Google News on Android. The product …

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Google Will Be Launching ‘Enhanced News Storytelling’ Project With Licensed Content

Google announced back in June that they will release a news-content licensing program that will pay publishers for high-quality content for a brand new ‘news experience’ released later this year. According to Google, this initiative is going to have “an enhanced storytelling experience that lets people go deeper into more complex stories.” Germany, Brazil and Australia …

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Google Agrees To Start Paying For News Content

For years now, European news publishers and governments have tried getting Google to pay them to license content with legal and legislative battles and tortured fights over copyright laws. Google is now ready to comply after fighting the idea of paying publishers to display or link to their content. According to Google in a recent blog …

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Google Adding More News Content To ‘Top Stories’ In Search Results

Google’s search results are being changed how news stories are being presented. When users search for news, they will usually see two top stories and a horizontal, scrolling carousel of results (AMP pages). As of December 11 on mobile devices, people began seeing multiple carousels of news stories on the same topic. They’ll also find …

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Say Hello To Google’s New Publisher Center

According to an announcement on December 10, Google has finally launched the Publisher Center, which is an interface that lets publishers to submit, manage and monetize their content in Google News and other Google properties. The Publisher Center is the merging of two other existing tools, Google News Publisher Center and Google News Producer. With …

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Google News App Lets Users Access Content In Two Languages

On November 4, Google announced that the Google News app will now let users see content in two languages. This feature is available across 141 countries and 41 languages on the Android and iOS versions of the Google News app. It is not available on the Google News web app.Users can have a total of two …

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Google Readies New Markup Rules For European News Publishers

Google is preparing to change how it presents content in search results pages in France and throughout Europe. This follows the new European Copyright Directive that first rolled out in France. The intention behind the Copyright Directive is to generate fees for media publishers whose content appears in search results and on news aggregation sites. Google however has …

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