Google Ends The Search Engine Size War….
But not before they get in the last word!
“Although we have the largest search scope, we are going to stop displaying it on our homepage”. Exactly, I see no end to the ‘we’re bigger than you are’ game our beloved search engines are playing. What surprises me the most though is that they seem to think that quantity is better than quality. Huh? For a search engine that is only concerned with a ‘better user experience’, they sure are giving the user an awful lot to sift through. Who wants the top eight billion when you can choose from a top ten? That really is simplifying the matter but, you’re a user, what do you think?
Danny Sullivan has written a very thorough article entitled End Of Size Wars? Google Says Most Comprehensive But Drops Home Page Count which I found very informative and as always, very entertaining.
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