Memo to Google: I do not want Google+ posts from Obama or anyone else appearing in Google News as "news stories."
I do not "follow" Obama on Google+.
I was not "searching" for Obama or anything else within Google News.
I went to Google News page (http://news.google.com - U.S. edition) for a quick news update today.
For the first time I've ever noticed, I have an Obama campaign Google+ post "masquerading" as a "news story" in Google News --
I went to Google+ and "blocked" Obama (I never had "followed" him)--went back to Google News--same result. Either this is an "ad" (but no indication it is) OR Google has decided to take a political stand, endorse Obama for President, and run Obama Google+ posts as news stories. Anybody else have a better explanation?
When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do? -- John Maynard Keynes
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Why are Obama Google+ posts appearing as news stories in Google News?
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