AdSense In FebruaryGoogle stopped showing the advertisements of Oceanaa non-profit organization protesting against a major cruise ship operation's sewage treatment practices. Google cited its editorial policy at the time, stating "Google does not accept advertising if the ad or site advocates against other individuals, groups, or organizations. Google removed the Web search ads after an investigation by NARAL found evidence that the ads violate Google's policy against deceptive advertising. According to NARAL, people using Google to search for "abortion clinics" got ads advertising crisis pregnancy centers that were in fact anti-abortion.
Google Energy Google has been criticized for the high amount of energy used to maintain its servers,  but was praised by Greenpeace for the use of renewable sources of energy to run them. San Francisco tech bus protests In lateactivists in the San Francisco Bay Area began protesting the use of shuttle buses by Google and other tech companies, viewing them as symbols of gentrification and displacement in a city where the rapid growth of the tech sector has driven up housing prices.
Google gave refunds for the full amount spent on videos using "gift certificates" or "bonuses" to their customers' "Google Checkout Account". Search within search[ edit ] Main article: Google search For some search results, Google provides a secondary search box that can be used to search within a website identified from the first search.
It sparked controversy among some online publishers and retailers. When performing a second search within a specific website, advertisements from competing and rival companies often showed up together with the results from the website being searched. This has the potential to draw users away from the website they were originally searching.
It appeared that users were often not finding exactly what they needed while trying to explore within a company site. Google took this concept a step further and instead of just "teleporting", users could type in keywords to search within the website of their choice.
Google responded that it "only takes images from public roads and this is no different to what anyone could see travelling down the road themselves, therefore there is no appreciable security risk.
In AugustNew York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio launched a national campaign urging the corporation to disclose all of its political spending. Additionally, studies found that employees of Alphabet donated largely to support the election of candidates from the Democratic Party.
The video featured stories of other YouTubers' experiences with the copyright system, including fellow Channel Awesome producer Brad Joneswho received a strike on his channel for uploading a film review that took place in a parked car and contained no footage from the film itself. The post, written by a member of the YouTube Policy Team named Spencer no last name was givenstated that they will be working to strengthen communication between creators and YouTube Support and "improvements to increase transparency into the status of monetization claims.
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A look back at Diane Greene's tenure as Google cloud boss: a struggle to catch up with AWS and Azure, and tension with Sundar Pichai on Github and Project Maven — - Google poured resources into its cloud unit during Diane Greene's three-year run at the helm, but the company has still struggled against Amazon and Microsoft.