Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Google has responded to major companies withdrawing online adverts by promising to take "a tougher stance on hateful, offensive and derogatory content".
Philipp Schindler, the firm's chief business officer, said Google would also tighten advertising safeguards.
He added that as well as removing content, its YouTube team would revisit the guidelines on allowable videos.
The move came after several firms withdrew their ads
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The US has announced a ban on large electronic devices from cabin baggage on passenger flights from eight Muslim majority countries.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said extremists were seeking "innovative methods" to bring down jets.
Bombs could be hidden in laptops, tablets, cameras, DVD players and electronic games, it said.
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In 2013, Ese Walter found herself holed up in a hotel room in Abuja.
Only 2 people knew her whereabouts and they kept it secret, as they watched her battle immense shame and fear as she tried to hide from the world.
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We all know people who have a water bottle practically surgically attached to their lips, and are acquainted with a few folks who are possibly camel-descendant, their liquid intake seems so sparing. But no matter how much they, or you, actually drink, chances are most of us long ago internalized the "Eight glasses a day" rule. That, we have been led to believe, is the magic number.
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