There's something strange about the recent design change to google search results, favicons and extra header text: they all look like ads, which is perhaps the point? pic.twitter.com/TlIvegRct1— Craig Mod (@craigmod) January 21, 2020
Here’s our full statement on why we’re going to experiment further. Our early tests of the design for desktop were positive. But we appreciate the feedback, the trust people place in Google, and we’re dedicating to improving the experience. pic.twitter.com/gy9PwcLqHj— Google SearchLiaison (@searchliaison) January 24, 2020
https://t.co/vPc4sztFdm— Noel Sharkey (@NoelSharkey) January 24, 2020
After 2yrs trials which an independent review showed 9% accuracy, the Met police start live facial recognition in London.
This is a shameful disrespect of the British people & we know it’s racially biased. STOP IT
When the Met trialled #FacialRecognition tech, it commissioned an independent review of its use.— Liberty (@libertyhq) January 24, 2020
❌The Met failed to consider the human rights impact of the tech
❌Its use was unlikely to pass the key legal test of being "necessary in a democratic society"
"> announced that it would be redesigning the redesign of its search results as a response to withering criticism from politicians, consumers, and the press over the way in which search results display were made to look like ads.
Last week we updated the look of Search on desktop to mirror what’s been on mobile for months. We’ve heard your feedback about the update. We always want to make Search better, so we’re going to experiment with new placements for favicons….— Google SearchLiaison (@searchliaison) January 24, 2020