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19:54

Is Google still as good as it used to be at finding what we're looking for?

I personally like Google's instant search. It helps me to faster finetune my search terms in order to find what I'm really looking for. Jon Mitchell's piece is interesting because he focuses on the impact of Google+ on search results, which helps to focus your efforts if you are in charge of your personal blog or any kind of news site.

ReadWriteWeb :: Google.com is still one of the cleanest, calmest sites on the Web. At least, it is before you start typing. At this point, you don't even have to hit enter before the page starts filling up with noise. Google has been hard at work on its core product this year. The changes have affected search quality in uneven ways.

This year, Google's Panda updates seemed careful and prudent, punishing sites who game the system for better page rank. This was also the year of social SEO, in which the +1 button began to affect search results. Google is also moving away from historical results and toward real-time search. Is Google still as good as it used to be at finding what we're looking for?

Continue to read Jon Mitchell, www.readwriteweb.com

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