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Google will reportedly share some revenue with news publishers

Google will reportedly share some revenue with news publishers
From TechCrunch - October 22, 2017

Google is reportedly gearing up to share revenue with news publishers, the Financial Times reports. The plan is to combine Googles treasure trove of personal data with machine learning algorithms to help news publications grow and maintain its subscriber base.

For each new subscriber Google brings to the table, the company will reportedly take up to a 30 percent finders fee.The agreements will reportedly be similar to the deals Google has with traditional advertisers through its AdSense business.

Update 1:27pm PT:Google says the 30 percent finders fee is not true and that the company has not reached any conclusions on the revenue side. A spokesperson went on to say that the revenue-share will be very generous in favor of publishers.

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