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

Nov 23rd 2022

This Week in Google 691

Maureen and Bab's Tea Room

Leap second, FTX deepfake, Musk vs Swisher,, Alexa struggling
Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 21:00 UTC.
Guests: Mathew Ingram
Category: News
  • I Was the Head of Trust and Safety at Twitter. This Is What Could Become of It.
  • Musk, journalist Kara Swisher trade barbs.
  • Warner: Parents should be ‘very concerned’ about TikTok.
  • Elon Musk and Twitter: a masterclass in moving fast and breaking things…
  • Chaos on Twitter Leads a Group of Journalists to Start an Alternative.
  • Amazon Alexa is a “colossal failure,” on pace to lose $10 billion this year.
  • How to Send Your Own Message to the iPad on Artemis 1 As It Orbits the Moon.
  • Watch Howard Stern’s Special Interview with Bruce Springsteen on HBO and HBO Max.
  • The leap second’s time is up: world votes to stop pausing clocks.
  • Earth now weighs six ronnagrams: New metric prefixes voted in.
  • Elizabeth Holmes' 11-year sentence explained by tech bubble.
  • Lessons from a decade of ‘Candy Crush’.
  • FTX Founder Deepfake Offers Refund to Victims in Verified Twitter Account Scam.
  • Movie theater stocks pop after report says Amazon plans to spend $1 billion on releases.
  • Google Fi discounts Pixel 7 to $399 and offers $300 off 7 Pro for Black Friday.
  • The best Black Friday Google deals you can get.
  • Google launches new search, shopping and maps features.
  • YouTube releases in-depth podcasting guide with best practices.
  • You can now ask Google Assistant to search and play podcasts by guest, episode.


  • Mathew - A plaque that shows you are verified on Twitter.
  • Mathew - Bizarre study finds common parasite can make you more attractive.
  • Mathew - Christie’s Pulls T. Rex From Auction, Citing Need for ‘Further Study’.
  • Jeff - Pew teens and social media.
  • Ant - Boris FX Black Friday Discount.
  • Ant - Prep football: Campolindo edges Rancho Cotate in NCS semifinals.

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