Internet Roundup: Google Gives Preference to Mobile-Friendly Sites

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When you plug a Google search into your smartphone, what rises to the top? The most relevant results? The most helpful answers? Not always. This month, Google started ranking mobile-friendly sites higher in smartphone searches. That could be bad news for local news outlets that aren't technically sophisticated. We talk about the upsides and downsides, as well as the new "Twitter highlights," and virtual reality headsets in our weekly web roundup.

Credits

Guest:
Xeni Jardin - BoingBoing.net - @xeni

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Jolie Myers, Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Christian Bordal