For a long time, news publishers have been trying to get the worlds most popular Internet search engine to pay for the use of content, especially when European media groups are the most demanding.
Googles new product, newsshowcase, will be launched first in Germany, where Google has signed agreements with German newspapers such as Der Spiegel, stern and Der Spiegel, and with Sao Paulo in Brazil, according to Sundar Pichai, Googles chief executiveuff08 FolhadeS.Paulo uff09Band andu300a Infobae.
In addition, Google will launch the product in Belgium, India, the Netherlands and other countries. About 200 publishers in Argentina, Australia, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Canada and Germany signed the product. In Argentina, Australia, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Canada and Germany, about 200 publishers have signed up for Googles product.
This financial project is our biggest commitment to date, paying publishers to create and plan high-quality content for different types of online news experiences, Mr. picchay said in a blog post
Data show that Googles parent company alphabet made a net profit of $34.3 billion last year, with revenue of nearly $162 billion.
Googles news showcase allows publishers to pick and display their content, launched on Google News via Android devices, and is also available on Apple devices.
This approach is different from our other news products because it relies on the choice of a single publisher about what content to show readers and how to present them, says Mr picchay
Spiegel group, a German publisher, welcomed Googles project.
Stefan ottlitz, general manager of Spiegel, said: with newsshowcase and new integration of editorial content from Spiegel, Google has shown that they are serious about supporting quality news in Germany. Were happy to have been involved from the beginning.
News Corp is similarly enthusiastic about Googles product. News Corp had previously urged EU antitrust regulators to take action against Google.
Robert Thomson, chief executive of News Corp., said in a statement, we applaud Googles emphasis on quality journalism and its understanding of dysfunctional, almost dysfunctional editorial ecosystems. There will be complex negotiations in the future, but principles and precedents are now established.
However, the European Council of publishers (EPC) is critical. Its members include the news UK, the guardian, Pearson, the New York Times and schibsted.
Angela mills Wade, executive director of EPC, said: by launching a product, they (Google) can set terms and conditions, undermine legislation designed to create conditions for fair negotiations, and claim that they are funding news creation. Google is in talks with French publishers, who are among its most vocal critics. Australia wants to force Google and Facebook to share advertising revenue with local media groups. Googles funding for news organizations has frustrated other Internet publishers, such as weather sites and recipe tool sites, who claim that Google is damaging their revenues. (Tianmen Mountain) source: Netease science and technology report editor in charge: Ding Guangsheng_ NT1941
Google is in talks with French publishers, who are among its most vocal critics. Australia wants to force Google and Facebook to share advertising revenue with local media groups.
Googles funding for news organizations has frustrated other Internet publishers, such as weather sites and recipe tool sites, who claim that Google is damaging their revenues. (Tianmen Mountain)