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Weekly Update - September 16, 2017: Google News Local, Google+ apps, iPhone X

This week there are updates for Google Plussers, video watchers, advertisers, webmasters, smartphone buyers and much more.

More Help from Google for folks in Hurricane-affected areas

Image: Saturn’s rings taken by Cassini spacecraft on September 13 (Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute). Cassini ended its historic exploration of Saturn, with a final plunge into the atmosphere. Take a look at Cassini’s Grand Finale and Postcards from Saturn


YouTube and Video Creation

Go Live


  • Google+ 9.20 adds new notification options on Android 8 devices
  • iOS update: Google+ 6.17 (Rupert Wood)

Other social media

Google Photos and Mobile Photography

Google for businesses

Bloggers and Webmasters

  • Embed websites as iframes in the new Google Sites (G Suite Updated blog)
  • Webmasters: How to switch from separate mobile URLs to response web design in a googlebot-friendly way (Google Webmasters blog)
  • Webmasters: replace Symantec-issued certificates before Chrome 66 is released in March 2018 (Google Security blog)
  • The Man Behind Plugin Spam: Mason Soiza (Wordfence)

AdSense and advertising

Hangouts and Messaging

Made by Google, Android, Project Fi


Privacy and Security

More around the web

Updated March 2019 to remove Google+ links


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