Google has no ownership rights on the truth. The truth can’s be owned. It can only be told.

Election-failed Google now staking claim on Ownership of TRUTH


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By —— Bio and Archives April 9, 2017

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Google’s grab as the inarguable ‘Truth Teller of the Digital World’ was never too big to fail.

Google principals living high on the proverbial hog just don’t seem to get that you can’t tell people what to believe any more than you can tell them what to think.

It was Google that openly ran Hillary Rodham Clinton’s digital presidential election campaign, the one both polls and the mainstream media predicted she’d win.

Even with the best digital campaign help available, Mrs. Clinton went down like a lead balloon.

Some election results sneak past even the most digitalized campaigns leaving conventional starting posts as relics of the past.

Owners of the world’s largest search engine should know that not all the money in the world can buy anybody a monopoly on the truth.

Google’s chances of success in claiming a monopoly on the truth would have gone so much further if only they had not allowed the politicization of their biggest product.  Their main political proteges were sidelined on November 8, 2016, and will be a long time remounting the horse they rode in on.

Google is to start displaying fact-checking labels in its search results to highlight news and information that has been vetted and show whether it is considered to be true or false, as part of its efforts to help combat the spread of misinformation and fake news. (Guardian, April 7, 2017)

“The fact-checking feature, which was first introduced to Google News in the UK and US in October, will now be displayed as an information box in general search results as well as news search results globally.

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