Despite what some politicians argue, fake news and biased search algorithms aren't swaying public opinion, finds a Michigan State University researcher.
In the so-called "gig economy," where algorithms, not people, drive the matches between workers and customers, hiring someone—from a plumber to a logo designer—should be bias free, right?
Google's search engine highlighted an inaccurate story claiming that President-elect Donald Trump won the popular vote in last week's election, the latest example of bogus information spread by the internet's gatekeepers.
Soon, all you'll need to do is Google yourself if you're wondering how deeply Google has been digging into your digital life.
Google on Monday rolled out a Spaces application tailored to let users easily share content and commentary, group-messaging style, on any topic they wish.
If you enter "Oklahoma" in a search engine, you might get a travelogue, news about the oil industry, Oklahoma State football scores or an article on Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals. What appears at the top of the list might ...
For Americans looking for a job, the Internet is an important, and often an essential resource.
Facebook on Thursday boosted its search capabilities to let people find and dive into conversations about news publicly shared at the leading social network.
Facebook said Monday it is rolling out upgraded search capabilities for mobile and desktop users who want to find favorite posts from their friends on the huge social network.
How many times have you been looking for information online, only to find yourself going round and round in circles? Or you've spent too long poking around a website trying to find what you need, only to realise you've been ...