A total of more than 380,000 channels across Taiwan can be used. Although the emergence of Facebook and Google has brought the convenience of information access, it has also led to the over-reliance of Internet users to obtain information from these single platforms. Faced with Publisher's dissatisfaction with Google's "free" content and the implementation of the EU's new copyright regulations, Google has recently taken the first step to try to reach a new cooperation model with these Publishers.
In addition, this week's Trends Express brings news that Disney+ is Image Manipulation Service taking over the children's digital video market, the Advertising Interactive Association is trying to reverse the negative image of advertising privacy violations through a campaign, and politicians are working with influencers in order to communicate with the younger generation. With the progress of the technology giants, this week's trend bulletin begins! Google starts negotiating content production costs with US and French News Corp. Google's parent company, Alphabet, has begun negotiating licensing fees with French and U.S. news corporations to get these stories to appear in Google News' search results.
This is the message of another tech giant trying to partner with News Corp, following Facebook's attempt to launch Facebook News, a news section with several News Corp. Social platforms and search engines have long been at odds with publishers producing content, and many publishers think they're fetching their hard-earned content for free, and that has contributed to the decline of the news media to some extent.