• Why Google Stories will save, not screw, Snapchat Discover

    7 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Snapchat has a new ally or enemy depending on how you look at Google's new mobile magazine format, but the social app is welcoming the search giant. Google's clone of Snapchat Discover called AMP Stories officially launched today, allowing news outlets to create photo/video slideshows that appear in mobile search results and on their site. Suddenly, Snapchat isn't the only...
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  • Google to turn on Chrome's ad blocker Thursday, Feb 15

    Google to turn on Chrome's ad blocker Thursday, Feb 15

    7 monthes ago - By Liliputing

    As promised, Google has confirmed that this is the week its Chrome web browser will start blocking ads from some websites. The move may seem odd for a company that makes most of its money by selling internet ads. But it makes sense for a company that wants people to keep looking at some ads, because...
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  • Google is developing 'Stories' to make web search results fancier

    Google is developing 'Stories' to make web search results fancier

    7 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Not so long ago, Google introduced its AMP project - a website technology aimed at reducing loading times on mobile. Whether you know it or not, you've surely landed on AMP-optimized web pages, which are indicated by a small lightning icon next to the search result link.
    Today, Google announced a new extension to the AMP project, and any active social network user would find its approach very, very familiar.
    The AMP extension in question is simply called Stories. These are essentially news-related visual experiences meant to be displayed in the Google ...
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