Google offers in Spain Showcase, a new way to comply with the news

source:pintrest

Google’s news and current affairs offer will have a new product in Spain starting this Thursday. Showcase will allow the media to choose three articles and offer them in a special format in News and Discover

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the two usual ways to find information in the search engine. The novelty is small, but it means a new type of income for the 150 media from 60 Spanish publishing groups

source:pintrest

Google News recently returned to Spain after leaving eight years ago due to disagreements with media owners.

source:pintrest

Google News recently returned to Spain after leaving eight years ago due to disagreements with media owners.

Showcase is already in more than 18 countries and Google has agreements with more than 1,700 publications around the world.

The company has passed these two criteria on to editorial groups, but will in principle have no way to prevent some media from using this new method to promote flashy or misleading headlines.

Google has given some details of Showcase in a virtual presentation with a group of journalists

The new functionality offers panels that will show the information of each medium, and that will be one more element in the News or Discover interface.