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SEO Is Back. Thank God.

Facebook says the traffic is gone and it’s not coming back. At a meeting with media executives discussing a series of changes to the platform in Sydney, Australia, last week, Facebook’s head of news partnerships Campbell Brown finally said what everybody already knew. “Mark [Zuckerberg] doesn’t care about publishers,” she …

How to Stop Google From Tracking Your Location | WIRED

IF, LIKE MOST people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were wrong. According to an AP investigation published Monday, even if you disable Location History, the search giant still tracks you every time you open Google Maps, get certain automatic weather …

Google’s artificial intelligence can pass as human. Should it be required to tell people it’s a machine? – The Washington Post

Google’s artificial-intelligence assistant sounds almost exactly like a human when it calls the salon to book a woman’s hair appointment. It responds to questions, negotiates timing and thanks the receptionist for her help. It even says “um” and “mm-hmm.” What it doesn’t say, however, is that it’s a machine — and …