‘Russian invasion of Ukraine’ results on Google includes new search features

Google typically updates its search engine results page (SERP) gradually, by testing out new features or updating existing ones. However, the company may roll out more drastic redesigns and new search features under certain circumstances, such as when there is heightened demand for information about a new topic, like there…

YouTube bans Russian media outlets across Europe

Google’s YouTube said Tuesday that it would block Kremlin-backed media outlets RT and Sputnik from Europe following similar bans by Facebook and TikTok. “It’ll take time for our systems to fully ramp up. Our teams continue to monitor the situation around the clock to take swift action,” Google’s video streaming…

News Anchor Suing Facebook, Reddit And Others For Hosting Her Image

Karen Hepp, a female news anchor for Fox 29 in Philadelphia, is claiming that an image of her has been sexualized and used in advertisements without her permission, and is suing websites including FaceBook and Reddit for damages in excess of $ 10 million. She also seeks a court order to force all…

January Is The Busiest Month For Botox, Gyms, And More

I usually write about technology for nerds. But after waking up this morning and seeing Allure fishing for a story to explain why January is the busiest month for cosmetic treatments, I just can’t help but respond with a bit of beef about journalism, health, technology, and the human condition.   January…