Alphabet in is facing continued pressure from advertisers to tighten controls on its fast-growing YouTube video service so that they not appear to be sponsoring adult or offensive content.
Alphabet Inc reported sharply higher fourth-quarter spending on video content, employees and facilities, worrying investors who sent the tech company’s shares down about 3% after hours on Monday.
Alphabet Inc’s Google disclosed in a quarterly filing that it spent a company-record $21.2 million on lobbying the US government in 2018, topping its previous high of $18.22 million in 2012.
Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Thursday it would change the way it handles sexual harassment claims.
Google must be more forthcoming with the public and lawmakers if the company is to maintain or regain the trust of the users of its services.