Category: Media

The High Five: cheer(s)ing for red wine and women’s hockey

23 Feb 16:00 | Media

When a recent study revealed that red wine can be good for oral hygiene, the searches for “red wine health benefits” poured in (it was searched 400 percent more than “white wine health benefits”). And while we’re at it, is red wine good for other things? Two of the top health-related searches for red wine were “How many carbs in red wine?” and “Which red wine makes you lose weight?” Other than red wine, the most searches for “Is [insert food] healthy?” were sparkling water, trail mix and cottage cheese.Here’s a peek at a few other top searches from this week, with data from read more »

Announcing ARCore 1.0 and new updates to Google Lens

23 Feb 11:00 | Media

With ARCore and Google Lens, we’re working to make smartphone cameras smarter. ARCore enables developers to build apps that can understand your environment and place objects and information in it. Google Lens uses your camera to help make sense of what you see, whether that’s automatically creating contact information from a business card before you lose it, or soon being able to identify the breed of a cute dog you saw in the park. At Mobile World Congress, we're launching ARCore 1.0 along with new support for developers, and we’re releasing updates for Lens and rolling it out to more people.read more »

The Google Assistant is going global

23 Feb 09:00 | Media

Over the past year and a half, the Google Assistant has grown from being available on just one device in one language to across many types of devices, including speakers, phones, Android Auto and TVs, in many languages all around the world. We’ve been focused on making the Assistant useful throughout all parts of your day, and earlier this year we showed the latest features we’re bringing to the Assistant in homes and in cars.As we head into Mobile World Congress, the mobile industry’s largest trade show, we're sharing more about how we’re working closely with the mobile ecosystem to bring the Assistant to more people around the world. Similar to read more »

Partnering with the mobile industry to connect people and businesses with RCS

22 Feb 13:00 | Media

We’ve been partnering with the mobile industry to improve the messaging experience on Android with RCS (Rich Communication Services), bringing more enhanced features to the standard messaging experience on mobile devices. As of today, we are working with 43 carriers and device manufacturers to bring better native messaging to every Android user.Rich messaging for brandsLast year we created an Early Access Program to make it easier for brands to start participating in RCS business messaging (the mobile industry's term for rich business-to-consumer messages). Today companies across food, travel, retail and delivery servread more »

Freedom of data movement in the cloud era

22 Feb 12:00 | Media

In January, we joined an amicus brief with other technology companies in a case pending before the Supreme Court involving Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Justice. The companies that joined the brief argue that Congress must act to resolve the complicated policy questions raised by the case, as Congress is best-suited to weigh the important interests of law enforcement, foreign countries, service providers and, of course, the people who use the services.Pending legislation in the U.S. Congress—the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act—would make important strides in addressing the issues raised in the Microsoft case by updating the decades-old Electronic Communications Privacy Acread more »

Freedom of data movement in the cloud era

22 Feb 12:00 | Media

In January, we joined an amicus brief with other technology companies in a case pending before the Supreme Court involving Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Justice. The companies that joined the brief argue that Congress must act to resolve the complicated policy questions raised by the case, as Congress is best-suited to weigh the important interests of law enforcement, foreign countries, service providers and, of course, the people who use the services.Pending legislation in the U.S. Congress—the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act—would make important strides in addressing the issues raised in the Microsoft case by updating the decades-old Electronic Communications Privacy Acread more »

The best of Android and Google with Android Oreo (Go edition) and Android One

22 Feb 11:00 | Media

Monday kicks off Mobile World Congress in Barcelona—the mobile industry’s largest trade show. Our partners will be announcing amazing new Android devices, you'll be able to see the growing industry momentum around RCS, and we'll be showcasing the latest from Google including Google Assistant and Lens. Before the show gets underway, I want to take a moment to reflect on where Android is today and where it’s going.AndroidThis fall marks 10 years since the release of the first Android device. Back in 2008, building software for mobile devices was pretty hard. Development was highly fragmented and resource intensive, and there was very limited compatibility across phones. Android began with a bold idea: to solve this problem with a new, open platform that would give mobile developers access to uniform toolsread more »

Journalism is going to keep changing. Learn when to change, too

21 Feb 22:16 | Media

This post was originally published on this siteThis article originally appeared in Try This! — Tools for Journalism, our newsletter about digital tools. Want bite-sized news, tutorials and ideas about the best digital tools for journalism in your inbox every Monday? Sign up […] The post Journalism is going to keep changing. Learn when to change, too appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

Can behavioral science help make stories and reporting more complete?

21 Feb 22:16 | Media

This post was originally published on this siteI recently attended the fifth annual “frank gathering,” a three-day conference hosted by the University of Florida that drew attendees from all over the country. I met activists, academics, communications directors of non-profit […] The post Can behavioral science help make stories and reporting more complete? appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

3 reasons why the agency-client relationship fails

21 Feb 22:15 | Media

This post was originally published on this siteAgencies often feel that the client is too demanding; clients believe the agency takes too long to implement a tactic. When the client-agency relationship breaks down, everyone loses money. Most marketers have a […] The post 3 reasons why the agency-client relationship fails appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

7 ideas for social media posts

21 Feb 22:15 | Media

This post was originally published on this siteFor your audience to be engaged, they need to know, like and trust you. Keeping your following involved is a great way to build a community of fans for your brand. What are […] The post 7 ideas for social media posts appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

6 things every agency wants from a data insights tool

21 Feb 22:15 | Media

This post was originally published on this siteAccording to a recent Vennli survey, 89 percent of agencies who win more than half of their new business pitches use primary research when developing their pitch. What’s more: Seventy percent of marketers […] The post 6 things every agency wants from a data insights tool appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

Google AdSense launches new type of ad format that optimizes placements

21 Feb 22:15 | Media

This post was originally published on this siteGoogle AdSense rolled out Auto ads this morning — a new ad format that could potentially increase publishers’ revenue by finding placements that might otherwise go undiscovered. The new ad format uses machine […] The post Google AdSense launches new type of ad format that optimizes placements appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

Fake news 'vaccine': Online game may 'inoculate' by simulating propaganda tactics

21 Feb 17:14 | World

A new online game puts players in the shoes of an aspiring propagandist to give the public a taste of the techniques and motivations behind the spread of disinformation - potentially "inoculating" them against the influence of so-called fake news in the process.read more »

Making an Impact in Pittsburgh

21 Feb 15:30 | Media

When we announced the Grow with Google initiative last October at our Pittsburgh office, we gave the city’s nonprofit organizations a challenge: come up with a bold idea to create lasting economic impact in your community, and Google.org will provide a grant to make that idea a reality.Since then, more than 90 nonprofit organizations submitted proposals to spur economic opportunity right here in the Pittsburgh area. Ideas ranged from community-driven technology repair to mobile clothing deliveries for families in need, and we were impressed by the dedication to making a real difference  in the Pittsburgh area.This week, our panel of advisors selected four nonprofits whose ideas were exceptionally impactful, innovative, scalable and feasible. Here are the winners of the Google.read more »

Google Pixel earns Android enterprise seal of approval

21 Feb 12:05 | Media

With Pixel 2, we set out to make a mobile experience that is smart, simple, and secure, with a great camera, the Google Assistant to help you get more done, long battery life, and much more. We’ve seen a great response from consumers, and we’ve also gotten fantastic reviews from businesses, employees, and industry analysts for the security and productivity features built into Pixel 2.Today Pixel 2 and first generation Pixel phones have been recognized in the new Android Enterprise Recommended program, which means the phones are endorsed for the workplace. This new initiative from our colleagues on the Android team showcases enterprise devices and services that meet high standards for security, reliability, and productivity while also enabling the teams which deploy corporate devices to manage them easily and securely.read more »

Android Enterprise Recommended: Raising the bar of excellence for enterprise mobility

21 Feb 12:00 | Media

With more than 2 billion active devices worldwide, Android provides great choice and diversity for users and businesses alike. But with so many options available, enterprise IT organizations around the world often ask: “Which Android devices are right for my organization?”Some of the top concerns we’ve heard from customers include the need for frequent security updates, reliable and consistent software experiences, and simplified device selection. To address these needs, we’re launching the Android Enterprise Recommended program, a Google-led global initiative that raises the bar of excellence for enterprise devices and services.read more »

Google.org and StoryWeaver feed a hunger for reading

21 Feb 10:20 | Media

Today is International Mother Language Day which celebrates languages from around the world. More than 40% of the world’s children don’t have access to education materials in a language they understand. So to help close those gaps, we’re continuing our support of nonprofit organizations like Pratham Books.Since 2013, Google.org has given more than $4 million to Pratham Books to build and grow their StoryWeaver platform which today includes thousands of stories in over 100 languages. We’ve also supported their offline tools—making it easier for students without access in remote communities to read and learn—and hundreds of Googlers have volunteered their time to help add new stories and langread more »

The next platform you should be thinking about? Calendar apps.

20 Feb 22:14 | Media

This post was originally published on this siteIn his book “The Power of Habit,” Charles Duhigg writes about a three-part process that every habit undergoes: First, there’s a cue that tells your brain to go into an automatic mode and […] The post The next platform you should be thinking about? Calendar apps. appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

7 Tips to Get Better Newsletter Metrics

20 Feb 22:14 | Media

This post was originally published on this siteLast week, MediaShift hosted an online panel on how to get better newsletter metrics. The topic was one of our most popular — for good reason. Newsletters are proving to be a reliable […] The post 7 Tips to Get Better Newsletter Metrics appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

Why ‘Dialogue Journalism’ Is Having a Moment

20 Feb 22:14 | Media

This post was originally published on this siteA collection of reporting that resulted from Spaceship Media’s recent dialogue journalism experiment (Adriana Garcia) Turn on the TV today, and chances are you’ll see political commentators sparring. Log on to Twitter and […] The post Why ‘Dialogue Journalism’ Is Having a Moment appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

Say hello to a better way to pay, by Google

20 Feb 06:00 | Media

Fast, simple checkout. Easy access to rewards and offers. One spot for purchases, passes, and payment methods. All of these are ways we’ve been working to make paying safer and easier for everyone, everywhere. And you can make the most of these features with the new Google Pay app for Android.The app, which begins rolling out today, is just one part of everything we’ve got planned. We’re currently working on bringing Google Pay to all Google products, so whether you’re shopping on Chrome or with your Assistant, you’ll have a consistent checkout experience using the cards saved to your Google Account. We’re also working with partners online and in stores, so you’ll see Google Pay on sites, in apps, and at your favorite places around the world.As we continue to expand to even more devices and services, the new app offers an exciting glimpse of what’s to come. Here’s a closer look.Helpfread more »

Say hello to a better way to pay, by Google

20 Feb 06:00 | Media

Fast, simple checkout. Easy access to rewards and offers. One spot for purchases, passes, and payment methods. All of these are ways we’ve been working to make paying safer and easier for everyone, everywhere. And you can make the most of these features with the new Google Pay app for Android.The app, which begins rolling out today, is just one part of everything we’ve got planned. We’re currently working on bringing Google Pay to all Google products, so whether you’re shopping on Chrome or with your Assistant, you’ll have a consistent checkout experience using the cards saved to your Google Account. We’re also working with partners online and in stores, so you’ll see Google Pay on sites, in apps, and at your favorite places around the world.As we continue to expand to even more devices and services, the new app offers an exciting glimpse of what’s to come. Here’s a closer look.Helpfread more »

Best practices for reporting through social media during a mass shooting

19 Feb 22:15 | Media

This post was originally published on this siteWith each new mass shooting or terrorist attack, the norms of reporting and publishing information about them seem to shift in dramatic ways. We know the reason: smartphones and social media. The combination […] The post Best practices for reporting through social media during a mass shooting appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

Infographic: Content marketing from A to Z

19 Feb 22:15 | Media

This post was originally published on this siteContent might be king, but without a robust strategy, yours won’t wear the crown for long. Content creation starts as an easy investment, a few blog posts and a new page on your […] The post Infographic: Content marketing from A to Z appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

The challenges email marketers face in 2018 and how to overcome them

19 Feb 22:15 | Media

This post was originally published on this siteThe start of a new year is the perfect time to reflect on last year’s campaigns and set achievable goals for the year to come. Toward the end of 2017, my company surveyed […] The post The challenges email marketers face in 2018 and how to overcome them appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

What photojournalists should know about copyrights

19 Feb 08:30 | Media

Richard P. Liebowitz is a seasoned New York attorney who focuses on intellectual property law, related to copyrights and trademarks, at Liebowitz Law Firm, PLLC. He is a 17-year member of the New York Press Photographers Association and a graduate […] The post What photojournalists should know about copyrights appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

What photojournalists should know about copyrights

19 Feb 08:30 | Media

Richard P. Liebowitz is a seasoned New York attorney who focuses on intellectual property law, related to copyrights and trademarks, at Liebowitz Law Firm, PLLC. He is a 17-year member of the New York Press Photographers Association and a graduate […] The post What photojournalists should know about copyrights appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

TV stations using Pinterest: Is it effective?

19 Feb 07:37 | Media

Douglas A. Ferguson at the College of Charleston and Clark F. Greer at Liberty University performed a content analysis of 85 local television stations’ Pinterest boards, in order to see how social media effects branding. Researchers mainly focused on the […] The post TV stations using Pinterest: Is it effective? appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

A link-building case study: Using brand mentions and competitive linking tactics

16 Feb 22:14 | Media

This post was originally published on this siteToday I want to showcase a successful link-building campaign we conducted for a new website and walk through the process in the event others may learn and benefit from what we did. The […] The post A link-building case study: Using brand mentions and competitive linking tactics appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

4 Deceptive Mobile Ad Tricks and What Marketers Can Learn From Them

16 Feb 22:14 | Media

This post was originally published on this site | 6 hours ago Despite the explosion in mobile advertising (eMarketer pegs mobile to generate $70 billion in the U.S. this year, up from $47 billion in 2016), mobile advertising, by and […] The post 4 Deceptive Mobile Ad Tricks and What Marketers Can Learn From Them appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

Advertisers Must Keep Up With Cord-Cutters or Else Brands Risk Creating ‘Lost Generation’

16 Feb 22:14 | Media

This post was originally published on this site | 7 hours ago A coup d’etat is taking place across the television industry. It used to be that cable providers were the reigning powers of television, declaring what consumers would watch […] The post Advertisers Must Keep Up With Cord-Cutters or Else Brands Risk Creating ‘Lost Generation’ appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

Go behind the scenes of “Isle of Dogs” with Pixel

16 Feb 14:00 | Media

"Isle of Dogs" tells the story of Atari Kobayashi, 12-year-old ward to corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When, by Executive Decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies to Trash Island in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an epic journey that will decide the fate and future of the entire Prefecture.The film isn’t out until March 23—but Pixel owners will get an exclusive sneak peek this week.In “Isle of Dogs Behind the Scenes (in Virtual Reality),” the audience is taken behind-the-scenes in a 360-degree VR experience featuring on-set interviews of the film’s cast (voiced by Bryan Cranston, Bill Murray, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Jeff Goldblum, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, F. Murray Abraham and Bob Balaban). Get read more »

Happy Lunar New Year! Wag hello to the Year of the Dog

15 Feb 20:30 | World

Today marks Lunar New Year. Across the world, people are celebrating the end of the year of the Rooster and the start of the Year of the Dog.Whether you're enjoying tteokguk with family or handing out red envelopes for good luck, there are many ways to celebrate the holiday. According to Google Trends, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam are among the countries searching the most for “red envelopes.” Meanwhile, top searched foods are nian gao, dumplings, pineapple tart, rice cake and peanut cookies.Since we’re dog people here at Google, we sniffed out a few non-traditional ways to celebrate. Howl you be spending the Lunar New Year?Try your paw at drawingIn the last year, people have dread more »

Altaba to Hold Strategic and Financial Update Conference Call on February 27, 2018

15 Feb 16:15 | Media

Altaba to Hold Strategic and Financial Update Conference Call on February 27, 2018read more »

Google announces intent to acquire Xively

15 Feb 16:05 | Media

Today, Google has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquireXively, a division of LogMeIn, Inc.By 2020, it’s estimated that about 20 billion connected things will come online, and analytics and data storage in the cloud are now the cornerstone of any successful IoT solution. This acquisition, subject to closing conditions, will complement Google Cloud's effort to provide a fully managed IoT service that easily and securely connects, manages, and ingests data from globally dispersed devices. With the addition of Xively’s robust, enterprise-ready IoT platform, we can accelerate our customers’ timeline from IoT vision to product, as they look to build their connected business.Through this acquisition,read more »

Now on iOS: one-tap access to real-time commute info and places around you

15 Feb 13:53 | Media

Whether we like it or not, sometimes life just flies by. And in the moment, every minute counts. Just one minute can be the difference between catching the last train or walking home in the rain. Or getting to that new restaurant in time to snag the last table. Last year we updated Google Maps for Android to provide access to helpful everyday info–in real time–at the bottom of the home screen. Now we’ve rolled out that same useful update to Google Maps for iOS as well.read more »

It's easier than ever to travel with Project Fi

15 Feb 10:00 | Media

When it’s time to get ready for a trip, you want to focus on the adventures ahead, not the hassle of figuring out your phone coverage. Bill Protection already lets you use your data, including when you travel, without running up your bill, and today we’re giving travelers some extra peace of mind by expanding our international coverage and introducing a new way to figure out if you’ll be covered with Project Fi on your next trip.Coverage from Argentina to ZambiaStarting today, you can enjoy data coverage in 170 countries and territories. Like always, the data you use abroad costs the same as the data you use at home. You’ll continue to enjoy the same high-speed international coverage, now in moreread more »

The 15 Biggest Local News Sites On Facebook In January

14 Feb 22:14 | Media

This post was originally published on this sitePhoto: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images A version of this article was originally published on the NewsWhip blog. In January, Facebook announced an update to the news feed which would “prioritize local news so […] The post The 15 Biggest Local News Sites On Facebook In January appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

How does social media marketing effect store characteristics and trust on purchase intention?

14 Feb 21:53 | Media

Nirankush Dutta and Anil Bhat at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in India collected survey responses from 440 students. The survey was divided into demographic variables and construct items, and each participant was asked to choose an online […] The post How does social media marketing effect store characteristics and trust on purchase intention? appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

Facebook’s effectiveness in beauty company branding

14 Feb 21:53 | Media

Bin Shen and Kimberly Bussell from the University of Alabama performed a content analysis of the Facebook pages of six different beauty brands including Este ́e Lauder, MAC cosmetics, Clinique, L’Oreal, Maybelline, and CoverGirl over nine months. Information of the […] The post Facebook’s effectiveness in beauty company branding appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

Social media: a public sphere?

14 Feb 21:53 | Media

Lisa M. Kruse, Dawn R. Norris, both of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Jonathan R. Flinchum of the University of North Carolina set out to see if Habermas’s public sphere was returning in order to gain knowledge to lead […] The post Social media: a public sphere? appeared first on NewsLab. read more »

Two #teampixel photographers say "I do" to Pixel 2

14 Feb 14:15 | Media

Jenny and Colin Hayles are professional photographers (Jenny does weddings and Colin captures nature and wildlife) and proud #teampixel members. Knowing that a Pixel 2 can take high-quality photos, they wanted to see how their phones would fare in the most picture-worthy setting: a wedding. We spoke with Jenny and Colin about their experience using a Pixel 2 at an experimental wedding photo shoot.Tell us about your wedding experiment. How’d you come up with the idea?Colin: The concept developed when one of my shots was featured on #teampixel, and I realized just how amazing the Pixel camera was. At first, I wanted to show that wedding guests have no excuse for taking lousy pictures if you have a Pixel. But Jenny and her creative team (shout out to our planner from read more »

Meet the couple that guides together

14 Feb 13:00 | Media

Local Guides come from all over the world, and they form a community of people who share their knowledge on Google Maps—everything from photos and reviews of local restaurants to accessibility information.And for one long-distance couple, the Local Guides community helped bridge the miles between Malaysia and Bangladesh. Sumaiya Zafrin Chowdhury and Pavel Sawar got married in 2013 and became Local Guides in 2015. Nine months ago, Pavel moved to Malaysia to study information technology, and Sumaiya stayed in Bangladesh to pursue her career as an entrepreneur, community leader and social worker.In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re spotlighting this Local Guides love story. We spoke to Sumaiya and Pavel about how they enjoy the community together, and how Local Guides helps them stay connected while they’re apart.Tell usread more »

Looking for Europe’s top entrepreneurs: The 2018 Digital Top 50 Awards

14 Feb 07:00 | Media

Tech entrepreneurs are changing the world through their own creativity and passion. To celebrate Europe’s thriving entrepreneurial scene and honor the most promising tech companies, in 2016 we founded the Digital Top 50 Awards, in association with McKinsey and Rocket Internet. The 2018 edition of the awards are now open for applications.Now in their second year, the awards are organized, once again, under the patronage of Mr. Carlos Moedas, Member of the European Commission, and supported by strategic partners INSEAD, Ashoka and Tech Open Air. Companies with a digital product or service from the EU and from EFTA countries can apply on the Digital Top 50 website until April 1, 2018.All top 50 companies will receive free tickets and showcase space at Tech Open Berlin on June 20-21 2018, where the final winners iread more »

Celebrating five years at Campus Tel Aviv (and many more to go)

14 Feb 04:00 | Media

Five years ago Campus Tel Aviv opened its doors. It’s a hub to support Israel’s strong and growing startup community, where entrepreneurs from different walks of life and at different stages of their journey can come together to learn, share and connect.  And connect they have. Our members have hosted over 3,200 events with more than 250,000 participants, met with distinguished guests including the President and Prime Minister of Israel, and used Campus as a platform to empower their own communities and build ambitious new companies.Startups like Syte.AI, SaferVPN and Veed.me have come to Campus to learn from Googlers and get help taking their businesses global. Tal Gadot, Omer Kenet and Tomer Mesika of RapidUI joined Tel Aviv’s Campus Expertsread more »

The next billion users are the future of the internet

14 Feb 01:00 | Media

In the late 1990s, I moved from Delhi to Stanford for a master’s degree in computer science. Getting off the plane in San Francisco, I was ecstatic about the amazing computing power, lightning-fast internet and easy access to knowledge available at an American university. Back home, most people across Asia could only get online at an internet café or over dial-up modems, and internet speeds weren’t great. Computing power was still a luxury.Today more than 3 billion people, more than half of them in Asia, own smartphones—devices many times more powerful than those top-of-the-line workstations at Stanford I was so excited to use. But despite this huge shift, many of us in the tech industry often find ourselves stuck in a previous way of thinking, where we assume that “computing” is something that starts with the privileged few in places like Silicon Valley and trickles down slowly to everyone elseread more »

The next billion users are the future of the internet

14 Feb 01:00 | Media

In the late 1990s, I moved from Delhi to Stanford for a master’s degree in computer science. Getting off the plane in San Francisco, I was ecstatic about the amazing computing power, lightning-fast internet and easy access to knowledge available at an American university. Back home, most people across Asia could only get online at an internet café or over dial-up modems, and internet speeds weren’t great. Computing power was still a luxury.Today more than 3 billion people, more than half of them in Asia, own smartphones—devices many times more powerful than those top-of-the-line workstations at Stanford I was so excited to use. But despite this huge shift, many of us in the tech industry often find ourselves stuck in a previous way of thinking, where we assume that “computing” is something that starts with the privileged few in places like Silicon Valley and trickles down slowly to everyone elseread more »

With love, from your Google Assistant

13 Feb 15:30 | Media

No matter how you like to spend your Valentine’s Day—with romantic gestures or like any other Wednesday—the Google Assistant is here to help you celebrate and have some fun. Just say …Hey Google, serenade meHey Google, will you be my Valentine?Hey Google, tell me a love storyHey Google, I’m singleHey Google, I hate Valentine's DaySo happy Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day or Wednesday to you and yours!read more »

Bringing the power of AMP to Gmail

13 Feb 09:00 | Media

For the past few years, we’ve worked to make mobile pages load faster through an open-source framework called Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). AMP started as an effort to help publishers, but as its capabilities have expanded over time, it’s now one of the best ways to build rich webpages. With this came the opportunity to modernize one of the most popular places where people spend their time: email.Today, we’re bringing the power of AMP to email through the Gmail Developer Preview of ‘AMP for Email’. This new spec will be a powerful way for developers to create more engaging, interactive, and actionable email experiences.For example, imagine you could complete tasks directly in email. With AMP for Email, you’ll be able to quickly take actions like submit an RSVP to an event, schedule an appointment, or fill out a questionnaire right from the email messread more »

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