Google Is Making A Big Change To The Way It Serves Search Results

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  1. mood

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    Google Is Making A Big Change To The Way It Serves Search Results
    Meet BERT, the machine-powered language processing technology
    October 25, 2019
    https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nicolenguyen/google-search-bert-natural-language-processing
     
  2. Rasheed187

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    I wonder how this will play out. In general I'm still happy with Google Search, it's still better than other search engines. But sometimes I do wish for even better results. I also don't have any problems with their text-based ads.
     
  3. Mrkvonic

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    Overall, Internet search has been mostly useless since around 2013-4. So.
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  4. longshots

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    You can't just drop a bomb like that without some backup.
    Search results leave a lot to be desired, but "mostly useless" is a very severe indictment.
     
  5. Keatah

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    IMHO returned results are fluffy, full of commerce and based on what other people search for in pop culture. In shorter words - mostly useless.
     
  6. Mrkvonic

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    Yes I can. The shift to mobile has rendered the classic search pretty much irrelevant. Most people don't search the way we do, and so there's no real need for it anymore. The Internet's come down to 15-20 icons that a typical simian has on their phone.

    Just search based on article title and url. If you've done this in the past and do it now, you will see the difference. Previously, it would be, out of 10 searches, 7-8 relevant links, 1-2 semi-relevant links, nowadays, it's 1-2 relevant links, 1-2 partial links (only one or two keywords), and 5-6 content farms and nonsense.

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    I don't know if I'm agreeing or disagreeing. But I find searching on my mobile most times quite irritating. But searching from my laptop is almost always trouble free.
     
  8. longshots

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    I have no experience in using search on my mobile. I am a rarity, although probably not on this forum, who only uses their mobile for calls and texts. My comment related to a desktop, which does have a better than 20% result.
     
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    learn a few boolean operators for one's respective search engine and it should be good, also would google abandon or demote it's homeuser base ?
     
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