Instagram, InfoWorld, Indiana, More: Friday Evening Buzz, April 18, 2014

InfoWorld takes a look at Google’s growing credibility gap. “It’s time for Google to admit what it does and to act consistently on its policies (or withdraw policies it doesn’t intend to enforce). That honesty will help stem the loss of trust. People know that companies exist to make money, but they need to know the true relationship they’re entering and don’t end up feeling misled.”

I’m sure you knew about the Internet Movie Database, but did you know about the Internet Movie Cars Database? Yup: http://imcdb.org/ . I looked for Man of Tai Chi because it seems like Karen Mok spends the entire movie sitting around in her car waiting for something to happen, and it was there!

Going clutter and paper-free with Pocket and Evernote.

Amit Agarwal shows you how automatically save Gmail attachments to Google Drive.

Facebook has rolled out a new feature that lets you ask friends for recommendations.

Who’s that new guy on Instagram? Why, it’s Joe Biden!

WordPress 3.9 (“Smith”) is now available.

The Indiana State Library has revealed a new platform for its historic newspapers collection. “This collection contains 14,214 issues comprising 95,455 pages and is continually growing. Many of these titles are also available at the Library of Congress’ Chronicling America website.” Good evening, Internet…

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About Tara Calishain

Covering the world of search engines, databases, and other online information collections since 1996.

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