Posts tagged Search engine
Google's 'Porn Equations.' Search Bug Returns Results For "Contradictory Queries"

A user on Quora has uncovered a Google search bug, which shows porn results without actually searching for them.  Entering a certain equation exposes this glitch, which is a result of your query being misinterpreted and some sketchy search engine optimisation (SEO) practice.

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Searching "Pokémon X Videos" In Google Leads To Porn

A few weeks ago Nintendo announced Pokémon X, and all across the world children are gleefully searching for more info, only to meet with a terrible fate. It has been discovered that typing "Pokémon X Videos" into Google reveals some pretty raunchy material definitely not intended for children, or anyone for that matter.

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What defines an English person? Google knows.

The Google search algorithm: one of pure intelligence that doesn't only pick out results based upon the quantitative results; but also the qualitative information.  

The reputation of the site is analysed, the social agreement of the link is recorded, and the relevance to your search is decided upon.  So when you Google 'What defines an english person,' well...erm...you're best off seeing for yourself.  Hopefully it will be fixed soon, for the sake of the search engine's public image.  For those uncomfortable with swearing, don't bother carrying on; but if not, click through for the picture.  Just don't say we didn't warn you.

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MC Hammer launching his own search engine.

 

Don't type Hammertime into it, you could break the internet.  News emerged at this week's Web 2.0 Summit that the rapper is crafting his own search engine.

Called Wiredoo, Hammer (Stanley Kirk Burrell) says his search engine "will not attempt to compete with mainstream browsers like Google or Bing" (even though people can't touch him, he isn't ready to take on that kind of a challenge).  The differentiator is the service will "add keyword relationship information to search results."

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