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Weekly Update - May 18, 2019: Google Ads, Policy, Trips, Shopping

There are three spring events where Google announces its plans for new products and features: Google Cloud Next for cloud services, G Suite, business and education; the Google I/O developer conference, where new products, features and hardware are announced; and this week’s Google Marketing Live, which is all about ads. If you own a business, there are new opportunities for promotion. If you are a publisher or partner, this may affect your revenue. And if you’re a consumer it’s a heads up about the new ads you’ll be seeing (yay?).

But that's not all. There are new Shopping and Trips portals for your Google account, more details about getting your podcast in Search, opportunities for YouTube creators, the big tech companies signing the Christchurch Call to Action and working together against the spread of violent extremist content and much more.
Read on for more updates and tips for webmasters, business owners, account security, YouTubers and more.

Image: In the US, Monday May 27 is Memorial Day, when we remember those who died while serving in the US armed forces. Wear a poppy in memory of the lives given in service. Field of poppies and cornflowers; Image by Kerstin Riemer from Pixabay


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