Posts Tagged ‘search’

Google changes Algorithm, Bad companies do really well under the old one

Thursday, December 2, 2010 6:54 No Comments

Mountain View, California-based Google Inc. posted an interesting post on The Official Google Blog today explaining that it has tweaked its search algorithms to pretty much demote businesses with extremely negative reviews. The company explains that it was forced to do that after The New York Times published a story last week showcasing the horrific business practices of a certain merchant — which we will not name or link to, as we would be promoting it. In essence, the merchant in question claimed that by mistreating customers to the point of threatening to kill and rape them, his business would become more prominent on Google and other search engines. You see, he believes in that

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Google Introduce Instant Searches Before You Type. Will Save 350 Million hrs/year

Sunday, September 12, 2010 12:20 No Comments

Google Instant is a new search enhancement that shows results as you type. We are pushing the limits of our technology and infrastructure to help you get better search results, faster. Our key technical insight was that people type slowly, but read quickly, typically taking 300 milliseconds between keystrokes, but only 30 milliseconds (a tenth of the time!) to glance at another part of the page. This means that you can scan a results page while you type. The most obvious change is that you get to the right content much faster than before because you don’t have to finish typing your full search term, or even press “s

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Google completely overhauls image search results

Friday, July 23, 2010 1:24 1 Comment

After years of refining its specialized search engine that sweeps the Web for images instead of text, Google is launching a brand new version of Google Image Search that provides more results in an easier-to-use interface. Currently, when users search for an image on Google, the results are brought up in a 3 x 6 array, providing 18 results per page. The new version will be able to show dozens. Google achieved this by cutting out all the ambient text around the images, such as the image’s file type, pixel size, and source Web site. The new image search gets rid of all that and squeezes the images together so users can get a much better snapshot of the results found. “On

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