This Week in Google with Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

Apr 20th 2022

This Week in Google 660

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Netflix slows down, Libs of TikTok, Insteon fizzles, future of Twitter
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Category: News
  • Netflix slowdown a sea change for streaming.
  • Netflix Says 100 Million+ Non-Paying Households Use Shared Passwords.
  • @KarlBode: I always enjoy watching one-time innovators, now huge and successful, pivot to turf protection.
  • Elon Musk Wants to Buy Out Twitter (TWTR) in Final $43 Billion Unsolicited Bid.
  • Back to the Future of Twitter.
  • Musk or Not, Twitter CEO Needs To Go.
  • Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey Unleashes Ahead of Board Exit.
  • Meet the woman behind Libs of TikTok, secretly fueling the right’s outrage machine.
  • Google Docs Starts Nudging Some Users To Write Less Dumbly.
  • Google’s AI-Powered ‘Inclusive Warnings’ Feature Is Very Broken.
  • Marquis Who's Who.
  • Insteon is down and may not be coming back.
  • Google playing with puffs of air, little taps as signals.
  • Rolling Stone pivots to creators.
  • Scoop: CNN+ looks doomed.
  • Joe Kahn Is Named Executive Editor of The New York Times.
  • Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid.
  • Google Search on desktop tests redesign that puts Images, Video, and more to the left.
  • Google’s AirDrop competitor, Nearby Share, is reportedly getting a big upgrade.
  • Google issues third emergency fix for Chrome this year.
  • Google rolls out new badges for Chrome extensions.
  • Google One 2TB+ subscribers can get a free Titan Security Key — Here’s how to redeem.
  • Google rolling out conversion migration tool for Google Analytics 4.
  • The Wisconsin Mom Who Made the Viral ‘Welcome to POUNDTOWN’ Sign Shares Her Inspiration.
  • This company makes vodka out of thin air to save the planet.
  • Center Cam is a tiny middle-screen webcam that delivers a better human connection through our eye-to-eye HD camera technology.

Picks:

  • Stacey - With Insteon down, possibly for good, what options do you have for your devices?
  • Jeff - Digital Advertising Soared 35% to $189 Billion in 2021 According to the IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report
  • Jeff - Taking Stock With Teens: Piper Sandler completes 43rd semi-annual Generation Z survey of 7,100 U.S. teens
  • Jeff - New suicide hotline number is unknown to most Americans
  • Ant - Davinci Resolve 18 Beta Is Available
  • Ant - Adobe Max Announced for IN PERSON
  • Ant - Dawn Staley

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