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As web companies strive to tailor their services (including news and search results) to our personal tastes, there's a dangerous unintended consequence: We get trapped in a "filter bubble" and don't get exposed to information that could challenge or broaden our worldview. (TED.com) picked by yamz66 5 months ago
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 Google is Collecting and Storing Your Personal Information
Google is Collecting and Storing Your Personal Information
A Google company blog says that as of today all new users of Google will have their personal information tracked, collected and stored for a so-called better customer experience using Google... picked by monkeyman 5 years ago
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 Google predicts flu outbreak by search habits
Google predicts flu outbreak by search habits
Google apparently can predict flu outbreaks from the way people are searching for information. In their words - Each week, millions of users around the world search for online health information. As you might expect, there are more flu-related searches during flu season, more allergy-related searches during allergy season, and more sunburn-related searches during the summer. You can explore all ... read full post picked by soreen 3 years ago
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 Great Wall of Facebook: The Social Network's Plan to Dominate the Internet &#8212; and Keep Google Out
Great Wall of Facebook: The Social Network's Plan to Dominate the Internet — and Keep Google Out
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg envisions a more personalized, humanized Web, where our network of friends, colleagues, peers, and family is our primary source of information, just as it is offline. In Zuckerberg's vision, users will query this "social graph" to find a doctor, the best camera, or someone to hire—rather than tapping the cold mathematics of a Google search. It is a comp... read full post picked by theclansman 2 years ago
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 New Improvements in Google Search
New Improvements in Google Search
Here are a few improvements in search results explained on the official Google Blog. The algorithm that understands related terms has been improved. The number of lines that appear in the snippet to provide more information has been increased. Read for more details. picked by bullettime 3 years ago
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 UK court rejects suit on Google search results
UK court rejects suit on Google search results
Justice David Eady said that Google is not a publisher because searches are carried out entirely by computers and the search engine does not choose the terms itself.

The case was closely watched because the United Kingdom is perceived as having particularly stringent libel laws. picked by Bingo 2 years ago
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 Yahoo Gets Ahead of Google in the Mobile Search Market
Yahoo Gets Ahead of Google in the Mobile Search Market
This week Yahoo launched its new Internet search system developed for users of mobile phones. The system is called oneSearch and it delivers locally relevant answers. Thus oneSearch pushes aside its Yahoo's main rival Google, making the company one step ahead of the services that the number one search engine has to offer. picked by Maxriter 5 years ago
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 How Can SEO Courses Influence Your Company&#8217;s SEO Strategy?
How Can SEO Courses Influence Your Company’s SEO Strategy?
Search Engine Optimizaiton or SEO is a type of Internet marketing using search engines as its way of marketing. A correct SEO strategy can build the website·s reputation by driving relevant traffic to it via these Search engines. The whole idea of SEO is to increase the website·s ranking, by displaying it more number of times. In order that the search engines fall in love with your site,... read full post picked by MaxShemet 4 years ago
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 Survey: Google draws 64 percent of search queries
Survey: Google draws 64 percent of search queries
Web search leader Google's market share inched up to 64 percent of all queries among U.S. Internet searchers in March, gaining further ground against Yahoo and Microsoft. picked by AutumnLotus 5 years ago
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 Papaiti - MP3 Search
Papaiti - MP3 Search
Uses a google search query to find mp3 files all over the internet for you to download instantly. picked by giles 4 years ago
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 Could Google Go Obsolete?
Could Google Go Obsolete?
The programmers and executives at San Francisco–based startup Powerset are hoping that the answer to this question will be “yes” once they debut their search engine that operates on natural-language technology. picked by 1krazykorean 4 years ago
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 Students trust high Google search rankings too much
Students trust high Google search rankings too much
As seasoned Internet veterans know, just because a site shows up high on Google's search rankings doesn't mean it's the most credible source on a topic. That little bit of wisdom has apparently not made it all the way down to the current generation of college students. picked by plurk 1 year ago
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 New Tool to Link Web 2.0 and Search
New Tool to Link Web 2.0 and Search
A Pittsburgh search software company, Vivisimo Inc., launched a new technology, able to connect Web 2.0 and enterprise search. It can rate search results by using a numerical scale, has social bookmarking capabilities and it supports social networking. picked by maxriter 4 years ago
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 Snap and Search (No Words Needed)
Snap and Search (No Words Needed)
Newest google application allows you to take a picture with your smartphone and start an search based on the image. No need to type in anything. picked by bernardblack 2 years ago
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 Does the new search engine from ex-google employees live up to its hype?
Does the new search engine from ex-google employees live up to its hype?
In my quick experiment with various terms, not not by a long shot. It doesn't even come close to Google. Link above is an article. Search engine here. Other views here and here and here. picked by bernardblack 3 years ago
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 A small city in Israel sues Google for false information
A small city in Israel sues Google for false information
Officials in Kiryat Yam, a small city in northern Israel, have filed a complaint with police against the Internet search engine Google. The city argues that one of Google’s programs, Google Earth, gives viewers false information that offends the city’s image. picked by Ionb 4 years ago
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 Black Google Portal
Black Google Portal
This Black Google Portal is easier on your eyes and saves energy. All search results are displayed on google.com with a black background and light text. picked by plimytheelder 5 years ago
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 Iran Blocks Google for its Citizens...then Unblocks
Iran Blocks Google for its Citizens...then Unblocks
IRAN has unblocked access to the Google search engine and its Gmail email service after briefly filtering them owing to an "error", the Fars news agency reported. picked by deepcleanfun 4 years ago
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 Google steps up personalised Web search push
Google steps up personalised Web search push
Google Inc. has expanded beyond a one-size-fits-all view of Web search to tie together its efforts to offer personalised Web searches under the iGoogle brand, officials said on Monday. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 New York Times Spamming Google Results
New York Times Spamming Google Results
The New York Times has worked to ensure that its site and search results are incredibly Google friendly, so Google friendly in fact that a search for “sex” on Google currently serves the NY Times internal archive search results for sex as #2. picked by super 4 years ago
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 Did Google just sneakily launch a Facebook killer?
Did Google just sneakily launch a Facebook killer?
Google now offers a portfolio feature you can edit to be displayed whenever people search for your name. What is the purpose of them being given so much information about you? Could it be for their own social network? picked by bernardblack 2 years ago
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