13 May 2014

EU force Google to censor ‘outdated’ information in SERPs

In a ruling which could have major implications to the way users can affect search results, the EU Court of Justice has today said search-giant Google must remove ‘out-dated’ results at the request of users. Google have called the result ‘disappointing’ and will now be forced to review how they respond to user requests for content removal. At present, Google …

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13 January 2010

Google to pull plug on China?

Google may end operations in China After a major attack on Google gmail accounts (among those were Chinese activists) last December, Google looks like it may be about to pull out of China. While not directly accusing the Chinese Government of  the attacks Google said they were no longer prepared to censor their Chinese results as agreed in 2006. While …

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5 June 2009

Apprentice candidates de-optimised for TV?

Over the past few weeks I, like a lot of people, have been watching the BBC’s Apprentice with great interest. As a bit of a social media buff (I wouldn’t dare call myself a guru!) I’ve always been very keen on seeing what sort of discussions are going on online around the various candidates. But what Apprentice fans won’t be …

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