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Almost 1 Of Every 5 Google Searches Shows Rel=Author In Top 100 Results, Study Shows

Almost 1 Of Every 5 Google Searches Shows Rel=Author In Top 100 Results, Study Shows | Internet Search | Scoop.it
What began as an experiment 10 months ago is now showing up in nearly one of every five Google search results. I’m talking about authorship — Google’s use of the rel=author markup to identify content creators next to their content.
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Google adds new 'save' & bookmarking feature, which you can access in a new hamburger menu

Google adds new 'save' & bookmarking feature, which you can access in a new hamburger menu | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google makes another attempt at allowing users to save their search results to a single location.
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Google's iconic homepage is getting a new look, reports claim

Google's iconic homepage is getting a new look, reports claim | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google has denied suggestions that its iconic desktop homepage is in line for a major redesign. The company this week unveiled a new feed experience that will transform the look of its mobile app with the addition of cards, videos and news stories. The announcement sparked rumours that Google’s famously clean, simple desktop homepage was also in line for the same redesign.
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Any change to the Google home page is going to be a huge event; I don't see this happening in the near future.
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Microsoft is now paying people to use Bing in the UK with its Rewards scheme

Microsoft is now paying people to use Bing in the UK with its Rewards scheme | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Microsoft’s Rewards program is launching in the UK today. Originally only available in the US, Microsoft is now letting British users accrue points for using its Bing search engine. The point
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Bing one-ups Google, lets you image search within images

Bing one-ups Google, lets you image search within images | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Did you spot the perfect outfit in a web search? Bing may be able to find it for you.
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A deep look at Google's biggest-ever search quality crisis

A deep look at Google's biggest-ever search quality crisis | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Under fire for months, can Google reverse the drip-drip-drip of criticism as incorrect, absurd or even dangerous results surface to the top?
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If you use Google to search for content this is a useful read.
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Here Are the Most Popular Google Search Terms of 2016

Here Are the Most Popular Google Search Terms of 2016 | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google recently released its top trending searches for 2016, including terms that dominated the news like the election and the Olympics.
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Google, democracy and the truth about internet search

Google, democracy and the truth about internet search | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Tech-savvy rightwingers have been able to ‘game’ the algorithms of internet giants and create a new reality where Hitler is a good guy, Jews are evil and… Donald Trump becomes president
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Shock horror! Journalist discovers that Google isn't all kittens and puppies.
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8 Best Deep Web People Search Engines (Updated)

8 Best Deep Web People Search Engines (Updated) | Internet Search | Scoop.it
We all know what is search engines. What are people search engines? People search engines are used to  find a lost relative, an old flame,
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Twitter, Facebook Join Coalition To Tackle Fake News

Twitter, Facebook Join Coalition To Tackle Fake News | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Twitter and Facebook have come together in an attempt to improve the quality of information posted online.
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The CRAAP Test: An Easy & Fun Way to Evaluate Research Sources - RefME | Free Reference Generator – Harvard, APA, MLA, Chicago...

The CRAAP Test: An Easy & Fun Way to Evaluate Research Sources - RefME | Free Reference Generator – Harvard, APA, MLA, Chicago... | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Kendra Perkins is the Coordinator for the Shanghai Librarian Network, the International Librarian Network Ambassador for China and Head Librarian at YK Pao Secondary School in China. For more inspiration, check out her blog.   What is the CRAAP Test & How can I use it? It’s common knowledge that that the Internet can be …

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Blog on the CRAAP test: evaluating sources through Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, Purpose.
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On the growing, intentional uselessness of Google search results

As most people are aware, Google search results are constantly changing and evolving. In the past couple of years, there has been a conscious and very
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Mobile Searches Surpass Desktop Searches At Google For The First Time

Mobile Searches Surpass Desktop Searches At Google For The First Time | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Google's search chief Amit Singhal said for the first time this summer, more Google searches were completed on mobile devices than desktop computers...
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Google to radically change homepage for first time since 1996

Google to radically change homepage for first time since 1996 | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Search company to integrate its app-based feed of news, events, sports and interest-based topics into Google.com page in the near future
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Google's Best, Failed, Unknown Product [Infographic]

Google's Best, Failed, Unknown Product [Infographic] | Internet Search | Scoop.it
With a total global revenue of $74.5 Billion, Google is clearly more than a search engine. Find out Google's very own best, failed, and unknown product.
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Nice little infographic.
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Amazon’s Advanced Search Sucks: Here’s What You Need Instead

Amazon’s Advanced Search Sucks: Here’s What You Need Instead | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Sometimes, a simple search isn't enough to find the product you are looking for. Here are the best tips to do an advanced search on Amazon.
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DOTCOM Crash tech shutdown software hardware shutdown internet search engines lawless media outdated shutdown by Governments internet identity search laws

DOTCOM Crash tech shutdown software hardware shutdown internet search engines lawless media outdated shutdown by Governments internet identity search laws | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Video editing in a single click - watch DOTCOM Crash tech shutdown software hardware shutdown internet search engines lawless media outdated shutdown by Governments internet identity search laws, powered by Magisto
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The Best Search Engines of 2017

The Best Search Engines of 2017 | Internet Search | Scoop.it
There are so many search engines out there! But you only need these tools to find what you need. Bing, Dogpile, Google Scholar and more! Updated for 2017!
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Google 'must review its search rankings because of rightwing manipulation'

Google 'must review its search rankings because of rightwing manipulation' | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Hate sites are dominating and controlling searches on Muslims, Jews, Hitler and women, and search engine is failing to tackle problem, say academics
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this has been around a while now, but it's a good read.
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Euro 2016, Pokémon Go and Donald Trump top UK's Google searches in 2016

'What is Article 50', 'Where is Brussels?' and the iPhone 7 also made the regional searches of the year across England, Scotland and Wales
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8 Best Reverse Image Search Engines And Websites - Loud Techie

8 Best Reverse Image Search Engines And Websites - Loud Techie | Internet Search | Scoop.it
It often happens that one comes across pictures that make them curious about their identity. However, you can’t find anything out because you don’t know in exact terms what the picture is. Well, this is exactly when you use a reverse search engine. There would
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Metro5 - Search Engine - Web Search

Metro5 - Search Engine - Web Search | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Metro5 Search is a search engine, taking social influence into account when ranking websites. Submit your website today and help us rank websites by influencing our search results.
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basic search engine, but it has a nice ability to tweet your ranking and approval or dislike of a particular site. 
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Search 40+ free stock photo websites in one place

Search 40+ free stock photo websites in one place | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Librestock is a multisite search engine that scans and indexes the stock photos from 40+ different websites. We provide you with the biggest searchable database of high-quality free stock photos on the internet
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Nice looking multi search engine for images.
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13 Awesome Wolfram Alpha Tricks for the Average Person

13 Awesome Wolfram Alpha Tricks for the Average Person | Internet Search | Scoop.it
Wolfram Alpha is a great search engine for data geeks, but it has plenty of computation tricks up its sleeve that are useful for the rest of us too. Here are some of the most useful.
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This has some really good ideas - shows just how useful Wolfram Alpha can be. 

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Brave New World: The Future of Search | ThoughtWorks

Brave New World: The Future of Search | ThoughtWorks | Internet Search | Scoop.it
(and why your marketing team might not be ready for it)
Information can tell us everything. It has all the answers. But they are answers to questions we have not asked, and which doubtless don’t even arise.
- Jean Baudrillard, Cool Memories, Ch. 5, 1987.
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Interesting and thoughtful look into the future.

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