This Week in Google with Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, and Paris Martineau

Jul 5th 2023

This Week in Google 723


The Gutenberg Parenthesis, Instagram Threads, Twitter rate limits, Canada link tax

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Category: News
  • Jeff's book, The Gutenberg Parenthesis, is out!!
  • Fireworks Have a New Competitor: Drones.
  • Rise, Goldfish: Elden Ring's bosses are now being humiliated by a fish somehow hooked-up to the controls.
  • An update on Canada’s Bill C-18 and our Search and News products.
  • Jeff Elgie, local news owner, says Google will bring the government to the table.
  • Village Media's C-18 Update.
  • Google Analytics Violates GDPR, Says Swedish Watchdog.
  • The FTC wants to put a ban on fake reviews.
  • Twitter was locked in a chaotic doom loop. Now it’s on the verge of collapse.
  • Update on Twitter's Rate Limits.
  • The Instagram Threads launch countdown jumped forward and is now targeting 7PM ET.
  • Google Says It'll Scrape Everything You Post Online for AI.
  • Talking about a ‘schism’ is ahistorical.
  • Why transformative AI is really, really hard to achieve.
  • Federal Judge Limits Biden Officials’ Contacts With Social Media Sites.
  • Android Auto is adding new features for electric vehicles.
  • Google Slides opens up Duet AI image generation with Imagen.
  • Google Messages web app now supports direct reply.


  • Stacey - Roku Home Security Cameras.
  • Leo - Next-Gen Samsung Foldable Reservations Now Live.
  • Jeff - ChatGPT lawyer's forced apologies.
  • Ant - Godox SL-60W CRI 95+ LED Video Light.
  • Ant - Rokinon 35mm T1.5 High Speed Wide Angle Cine DSX Lens for Canon EF.

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