WorldViews: Google


Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Google+ shows its worth in China as netizens flood Obama’s page

Chinese netizens flooded President Obama’s reelection page after government censors loosened controls over Google+.

By Keith Richburg  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, China, Google+, President Obama, web censorship

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Fat Tuesday, Koran burning and Damascus revolt: Morning links

Koran burning, Fat Tuesday and Damascus revolt.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:31 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Morning links, Mardi Gras, Carnaval, Koran, Yemen, Syria, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Google Street View

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Iran begins blocking access to Gmail, other sites

The Post’s Thomas Erdbrink reports what it’s like to not be able to access Web sites in Iran.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:06 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Iran, web censorship, Google, National Internet

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 01/26/2012

‘Google thinks I am...’: Find out who Google guesses you are

Privacy changes to the giant search engine have triggered a flurry of interest in what Google knows about you.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:25 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Privacy

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 01/10/2012

Google is ‘a spying tool,’ Iran police chief says

Iran’s police chief said a national Internet is being created for the security of people’s information.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:38 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Iran, Google, spying

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Google Street View shows post-tsunami Japan to the world

Google has released images to show what Japan looked like before and after the tsunami.

By Chico Harlan  |  08:06 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Japan, tsunami, Google Street View

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Father’s open letter to Google: ‘Thanks for making my daughter cry’

A father’s online rant says a lot about how children can or can’t use Google services.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:51 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Google, COPPA: Reddit, Google+

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Facebook, Google tell India they won’t screen for derogatory content

Facebook and Google say they won’t screen and remove offensive content about religious figures and political leaders.

By Rama Lakshmi  |  08:07 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, India, Internet freedom, Facebook, Google, Kapil Sibal

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Barrel roll, askew and blue moons: Google’s Easter eggs delight, but try ‘Illuminati’ backwards

Here are five more Easter eggs to trump Google’s barrel roll.

By Melissa Bell  |  04:56 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Google, Tilt, Do a Barrel Roll

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Can ‘do a barrel roll’ right Google’s bad week?

Google is having a particularly bad week after launching an app with a bug, taking away sharing functions from Google Reader and unveiling plug-ins that make users much easier to track.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:43 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Google, easter eggs, Google Reader

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Google engineer Steve Yegge has his Jerry Maguire moment

What are the lessons to be learned from a leaked memo about Google?

By Melissa Bell  |  06:12 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Google, Steve Yegge, Jerry Maguire, Google+, Facebook

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Rick Santorum’s vulgar search results will stay — When does Google remove results?

Google says it won’t take down the vulgar search results about Rick Santorum. So in which instances does the search giant take results down?

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:15 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Natoinal, politics, Rick Santorum, Google, Dan Savage, privacy

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 09/21/2011

New Facebook guide; here’s how to use it — and how to get rid of it

How to navigate the new Facebook

By Melissa Bell  |  05:10 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Facebook, Google +, Twitter

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Google Books helps reunite World War II veteran and Holocaust survivor (Video)

A sweet story of two people reunited after 67 years

By Melissa Bell  |  03:25 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Google, Google Reader, Holocaust, World War II, James Keefe