1. N

    Debunked: Google Mail icon shows linkage to Freemasons

    In June 2020, an acquaintance made the claim that Google's logo 'G' was a reference to Freemasons. I have been unable to find discussion linking Google's 'G' to Freemasons online, but I did find similar conspiracies about the Gmail icon. I will address both the 'G' and the 'M' conspiracy below...
  2. Critical Thinker

    Google News Will Start Highlighting Fact Check Stories In Results

    This is very good News! This first showed up in my News feed from LifeHacker on Facebook, and the original source is the story below. Link to Google story Labeling fact-check articles in Google News Richard Gingras HEAD OF NEWSGOOGLE Over the last several years, fact checking has come into...
  3. Mick West

    Debunked: Google shares raw traffic stats with #MPAA about file sharing sites

    WikiLeak repeated a tweet claiming that a document from the Sony leak shows Google is sharing raw traffic stats with the MPAA on a monthly basis. The original tweet, number 589833217361977345, was deleted, screenshot below. The linked report...
  4. Mackdog

    Google to start debunking

    I ran across this today, and apparently Google is thinking about changing the way it filters search results, to more of a debunking type of system. I do not know if this will happen or not, but according to the article, they will be using information from web sites such as Snopes and...
  5. Mick West

    New sharing buttons

    Added new buttons at the top of the thread: Feel free to use them, Facebook especially is a great way of getting things out there. Let me know if they break, or are annoying. One of the more popular threads here got 54,000 shares on Facebook!