Nearby developed by TikTok could offer not very interesting customization possibilities for Google

ByteDance’s platform is currently working on a new stream called “Nearby”. According to the officials of the video-sharing platform, this new feature is designed to display local content to users. Credit: 123RF Approached by TechCrunch, a TikTok spokesperson said the new stream was currently in the testing phase. Its scope is therefore limited at the … Read more

Thousands of users report an outage on Google

Tens of thousands of users of Google services reported outages to the benchmark site DownDetector.com on Monday evening, notably concerning the search engine but also Maps, its mapping application. “User reports indicate that there are problems on Google Maps since 9:36 p.m. (according to the US east coast time zone, which is 3:36 a.m. in … Read more

Google Maps adds beautiful aerial views

Google Maps will benefit from three new updates, starting with photorealistic aerial views for a hundred places. Google has also added notifications for location sharing, as well as additional information for cyclists. You will also be interested [EN VIDÉO] Our cities in timelapse thanks to Google Earth See how cities around the world have changed … Read more

Google ordered to lift the anonymity of people accused of “false reviews”

Google Ireland, the European headquarters of the American giant Google, was ordered by the Dijon Court of Appeal to reveal the identities of two people accused of having issued “fake reviews“On a guest house, we learned Tuesday from the parties. Google doubly condemned The court, acting in summary proceedings, ordered on June 21 Google Ireland … Read more

Scammers are blackmailing US restaurants using one-star Google reviews

Last week, several renowned and Michelin-starred restaurants received one-star reviews of their establishments. Scammers have bombarded these places with negative reviews in Google Maps since when you type a place, restaurant in this application, ratings based on people’s reviews of the restaurant appear in the form of star ratings. The scammers then asked for $75 … Read more