Month: November 2022

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New series drop alert from #GrowWithGoogle on YouTube 💥 Watch “Career Hacks,” bite-sized episodes with helpful tips for growing your career from our very own Googlers → Source

We Create: Showcasing Indigenous Creativity to Support Small Businesses in Canada

The Indigenous economy in Canada is estimated to grow to $100 billion dollars by 2025, and Indigenous entrepreneurs rely on digital tools to grow their businesses and fuel this economy. Today, we’re launching the third installment of We Create to support digital-first, Indigeneous-owned businesses across Canada. Our goal is to help small businesses reach their […]

Search and Social Innovations List [November 2022]

What’s new in the realms of paid search and social media? Basis’ Senior Vice President of Paid Search and Social compiles all the latest news, trends, and resources each month for easy access. The latest research on 2022 holiday shopping shows that close to 60% of Gen Z and Millennials will do at least some […]

Advancing the Next Generation of Creative Expression Through Mixed Reality

The next generation of art, culture and social interaction will be expressed through mediums that blend the physical and digital worlds — also known as mixed reality. And we envision the people leading this movement to be creatives from all backgrounds. As part of our ongoing investment in the creative community, we’re launching Meta House […]

What pivoting into tech taught Chryssa Jones

In 2017, Chryssa Jones was working as a university administrator, focused on helping underrepresented students succeed in higher education. She wanted to move into tech, but she was working full-time, raising four kids and struggling to make ends meet, so she was apprehensive — plus, she didn’t see many role models like her in the […]

Teaming with the NBA Foundation to support HBCUs

Since its establishment in 2020, the NBA and NBA Foundation have worked to create greater economic opportunity for Black youth with programming that spans STEM education, career development and professional mentorship and networking. Their work to support HBCU students is especially inspiring. As a proud alumni of Morehouse College, I know firsthand how important these […]

How Google and YouTube are investing in fact-checking

Imagine you see a viral story about dolphins and swans returning to the canals of Venice. A family member sends you a story about a local politician’s colorful past. Or you read a health claim online. Are they true? How do you know? People are often unsure about what information to trust. In fact, interest […]

Accelerating India’s Contribution in Extended Reality Technologies

Today, we’re announcing that Meta will be supporting the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) with $1 million for the XR Open Source (XROS) fellowship program. Run by FICCI, XROS will support 100 Indian developers working on XR (extended reality) technologies by providing them with fellowships which includes stipend and mentoring. The […]

In Brussels, Fighting Misinformation Online

According to the IPSOS agency, 29% of people surveyed this year in Central Europe and the Baltic express being strongly affected by disinformation in the media. And the trend is echoed internationally. Every day, millions of people use Google and YouTube to access accurate information, and help them sort the facts from fiction. We take […]

5 Steps to Take Your Business to the Next Level

Owning a small business is hard work at any time, let alone right now. In fact, for many owners, the combined impact of the pandemic and the cost of living crisis probably adds up to the most challenging economic circumstances they’ve ever experienced. As a business owner myself, having started my own company, Tala, just […]

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