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It’s time for a new EU-US data transfer framework

January 19th, 2022

If you rely on an open, global internet, you’ll want the European Union and the U.S. government to agree soon on a new data framework to keep the services you use up and running. People increasingly rely on data flows for everything from online shopping, travel, and shipping, to office collaboration, customer management, and security…

The harmful consequences of Congress’s anti-tech bills

January 18th, 2022

Every day, millions of Americans use online services like Google Search, Maps, and Gmail to find a new information and get things done. Research shows these free services provide thousands of dollars a year in value to the average American, and polls show that 90% of Americans like our products and services. However, legislation being…

So you got new gear for the holidays. Now what?

January 14th, 2022

The new year is here, and the holidays are (officially) over. If you were gifted a new Google gadget, that means it’s time to get your new gear out of the box and into your home or pocket. We talked to the experts here at Google and asked for a few of their quick setup…

CES 2022: Making the most of your drive with Google

January 5th, 2022

Google planned to attend CES 2022 but pulled out of having an in-person presence due to concerns over COVID-19. Google’s vision of helpfulness on the road is to provide a safe and seamless connected experience. Today, we’re introducing several updates for cars compatible with Android Auto and cars with Google built-in. Your Android phone as…

The year in review: Take a bite out of 2021

December 28th, 2021

Last year, as we wrapped up 2020, so many of us looked around and wondered what the world would be like now. Would many people return to the office? Would kids return to classrooms? Would we return to restaurants, concerts, football games? The COVID-19 vaccine helped move many of us in that direction, but as…

5 Google for Creators highlights in 2021

December 23rd, 2021

Before we jump into 2022, the Google for Creators team is looking back at some of our favorite moments from this year. Check out our top five highlights from 2021. The Google for Creators website features guides, event listings, a blog, and more to help creators learn and grow. 1. Launching Google for Creators In…

12 features we launched — and loved — in 2021

December 22nd, 2021

Pop quiz: How long was 2021? So much happened this year that it seems impossible it was a mere 365 days. Here at Google, we launched the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, a new Nest Hub, lots of new Google Photos features and…well, this list could quite literally go on and on and on….

The Googlers who help track Santa each Christmas

December 22nd, 2021

When Dave Holmes started at Google nearly 10 years ago, he couldn’t have known how many projects he’d work on or things he’d help build. One of them he’s loved working, though, is Santa Tracker. “I’ve been working on Santa Tracker…well, I think for nearly as long as I’ve been at Google.” Santa has his…

Get content inspiration from December’s top search trends

December 21st, 2021

Google for Creators is partnering with Google Trends to share some of the top searches every December. With the holidays upon us, we hope this helps creators put together any last-minute gift guides, listicles, or other seasonal content your audience might be searching for. What foods are people searching for during the holidays? Seasonal eats…

Auto Dark Theme

December 20th, 2021

There are a number of ways to approach a dark mode for your website, but essentially you get all the styles ready for it and then apply them when the user has indicated they want them, whether by direct choice or a system-level preference. If your website doesn’t have a dark mode, well, then, it…