Google Adds Customization Feature to Internet Search

by admin November 22, 2008 at 6:30 pm

Google has launched a search feature that lets signed-in users re-rank, delete and add comments on search results, according to a blog posted on Thursday. (Read our evaluation).

The new feature, SearchWiki, is an example of how search is becoming increasingly dynamic and that by giving people tools, search is even more useful, according to Google.

Users who do the same search frequently can remove a site from the results that isn’t of interest, said Anthony House, spokesman at Google.

Users can also add comments to a site, which will pop up every time that site is in the results. If a user searches for car sites, they can add a comment to the site, so they remember that it has a lot of interesting information on, for example, hybrid cars, according to House.

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