Google will pay news publishers for content starting later this year
I saw this story and thought I could share it here.
Pay people for creating content......great idea google....oh wait...
except of the article:
Google announced on Thursday that it will be paying publishers for "high-quality content" for a news service that the tech giant is expected to launch later this year.
The company says the program will diversify its support for news businesses; Google has partnered with local and national news outlets in Australia, Germany and Brazil to start, but the program will expand. It is unclear from the blog post how much Google will pay publishers for content.
"This program will help participating publishers monetize [publishers] content through an enhanced storytelling experience that lets people go deeper into more complex stories, stay informed and be exposed to a world of different issues and interests," Brad Bender, Google News' vice president of product management, said in a blog post.
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