In an official blogpost today, Google announced that it was sprucing up its search engine in some new and disturbing ways. The a href=http://googleblog.blogspot.in/blogspot/a read:
blockquoteLarry Page once described the perfect search engine as understanding exactly what you mean and giving you back exactly what you want. It's very much like the computer I dreamt about as a child growing up in India, glued to our black-and-white TV for every episode of Star Trek. I imagined a future where a starship computer would be able to answer any question I might ask, instantly./blockquote
So what exactly has changed in Google search in the year 2012? Here's a quick look:
strongEmail in Google search:/strong Well for starters should you choose to sign up results from your Gmail will appear on the right hand side of your search. So say you type the word mountain bike, in Google search, then your email conversations from the past with the word mountain bike will show up in the results too.
This change has already sparked off privacy concerns with users not too happy at the way Google is searching personal email to blend with regular search. There are also concerns around someone one else using your computer, and search yielding results from your personal email. Yes, open aanother session, you might say, but everyone doesn't do that. For now this feature isn't compulsory, but Google does intend to incorporate it into search as some point.
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