Google Leaks: "Hivemind + Realtime Boost"
How Google monitors, detects and boosts news trends using's undisclosed projects.
Part of the full Google Disclosure, which you can see here.
Google makes it's business by scanning the entire internet. This is an internal Google document describing the implimentation of "Realtime Boost", the alternative to their Twitter monitoring system previously called "Hivemind", which finds all trends then selectively boosts certain trends according to the companies corporate agenda.
See slide deck below.
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Realtime Boost design document.pdf.
Find out how the Google team in Zurich, Switzerland monitors the internet for trends.