17 Jan '12, 4pm

FTC Investigating Google: Google Launches Ad Campaign to Control Damage

FTC Investigating Google: Google Launches Ad Campaign to Control Damage

Since Google launched Search Plus last Tuesday, the search giant has been publicly criticized by bloggers and privacy advocates. On the 12th, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) requested that the FTC investigate Google . The complaint alleged that Google’s new Search Plus feature violated users’ privacy and showed favoritism toward Google products. The new Search Plus feature, which personalizes search by integrating photos and posts from Google+ into the search results, is now reportedly being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The FTC investigation, which is an expansion of an ongoing antitrust probe, will attempt to determine if Google is manipulating the search results to increase traffic to their social network Google+. Industry experts and competing companies have complained that Google is favoring the Google+ network and ignoring more ...

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