More and more publishers of all stripes, it seems, are growing slightly uncomfortable with the growing power of Google over what gets read and what doesn’t. Two very different takes on the situation flowed into my RSS reader this morning:
- Sean Bonner, of Metroblogging fame, questions the arbitrary nature of Google News selections.
- On the Travolution blog, Graham Donoghue worries at the changes in the way Google rates landing pages[disclosure: Travolution is published by my employer, RBI]
Google, for all its coolness and �don’t be evil� ethos, is becoming as secretive and closed as that cooler tech firm, Apple. However, Apple is pretty much just a minor player in the PC market, while Google rules the web.