Aug 30, 2018 - Technology

Evidence shows Trump's Google video was inaccurate

The video President Trump tweeted yesterday that claimed Google did not promote his State of the Union addresses has been debunked by the Wayback Machine, a service that allows users to view digital archives of web pages.

Screenshot of Google in January 2018
Screenshot of Google's homepage on January 31, 2018

Why it matters: Google issued a statement yesterday saying they "have historically not promoted the first address to Congress by a new President," but that they did highlight the livestream of Trump's State of the Union address in 2018. The Wayback archive supports Google's claim.

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