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South Korea denied Google access to geospatial data
South Korean authorities banned Google in using the official map data on servers outside the country, reported by Reuters. The reason for refusal were the security issues related to the conflict with North Korea.
Google points out that data should be used on servers around the world to provide a proper functionality for Google Maps. Otherwise, South Korean user will not be able to get information while on pedestrian and road routes.
"We are quite disappointed by this decision," - said Google’s spokesman. He also expressed the hope that in the future the situation may change, and users in the region will have access to all Google Maps features.
According to the Korean officials, using map data outside the country can threaten its security. In particular, military location and other important objects can be revealed in this case.
Google: Noindex directive is of more importance than Index
Google rep, Gary Illyes, reminded that if the code page indicates both directives Noindex and Index only Noindex will be taken into account.
It’s not an undiscovered land for many webmasters, but a truism. However, judging by the fact that Ilsh decided to remind about this on his webpage on Twitter, such situations are not uncommon.
Facebook extends the Audience Network coverage for Digital TV
Facebook starts testing video ads sales on Apple TV and Roku sets in Audience Network this week.
"We want to test the way to the best video ads delivery across Audience Network users connected to the Internet TV devices. Our goal is to provide relevant ads to both Facebook and Social Networks users", the company comments.
Testing will be held with a limited scale.
We should also remind you that early this year Facebook Audience Network has expanded ad views on the mobile Internet. Previously, he was made only in the annexes.
In May advertisers were able to target non-Facebook users, but who visits the websites and applications included to the FAN.
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