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Google Search[2] is an extensive web search engine[3] developed by Google[5]. It’s known for its vast indexing capacity, encompassing hundreds of terabytes of information from countless web pages and diverse file types. Google Search has continuously evolved since its launch in 2012, with significant algorithm[4] upgrades like Caffeine and Medic aimed at enhancing speed, relevance, and user-friendliness. It offers various features including SafeSearch, PageRank[6], and Google Discover to refine and personalize search results. Its interface comprises rich snippets and cards, and a knowledge graph for detailed results. Despite reports of declining search results quality in recent years, Google continues to combat spam and improve its core algorithms. The platform also offers an array of tools for searching web pages, images, news, and videos. Google Search is widely used worldwide and has spawned an industry of search engine optimization[1] consultants.

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1. search engine optimization. Search engine optimization, commonly referred to as SEO, is a critical digital marketing strategy. Originating in the mid-90s, SEO involves enhancing websites to achieve higher rankings on search engine results pages. This process is essential for increasing web traffic and converting visitors into customers. SEO employs various techniques, including page design, keyword optimization, and content updates, to enhance a website's visibility. It also involves the use of tools for monitoring and adapting to search engine updates. SEO practices range from ethical 'white hat' methods to the disapproved 'black hat' techniques, with 'grey hat' straddling both. While SEO isn't suitable for all websites, its effectiveness in internet marketing campaigns cannot be underestimated. Recent industry trends such as mobile web usage surpassing desktop usage highlight the evolving landscape of SEO.
2. Google Search ( Google Search )
1 Google Search is a powerful internet search engine developed by Google. It uses complex algorithms and indexing systems to trawl through hundreds of terabytes of information on the web, providing users with links to relevant pages, including cached versions of sites that are presently unavailable. Google Search supports various file types like PDFs and Word documents. The platform includes features like SafeSearch, which filters explicit content, and provides a detailed analysis of a site's importance through its patented PageRank system. Google Search also boasts a user-friendly interface with features like rich snippets, the Knowledge Graph, and the Personal Tab, which enhance the user's search experience. Additionally, it has evolved to offer image, news, and video search capabilities, and even voice search in the Chrome browser. Beyond searching web pages, Google operates a suite of tools and services, offering a comprehensive, personalized internet search experience.
2 Google Search is an extensive web search engine developed by Google. It's known for its vast indexing capacity, encompassing hundreds of terabytes of information from countless web pages and diverse file types. Google Search has continuously evolved since its launch in 2012, with significant algorithm upgrades like Caffeine and Medic aimed at enhancing speed, relevance, and user-friendliness. It offers various features including SafeSearch, PageRank, and Google Discover to refine and personalize search results. Its interface comprises rich snippets and cards, and a knowledge graph for detailed results. Despite reports of declining search results quality in recent years, Google continues to combat spam and improve its core algorithms. The platform also offers an array of tools for searching web pages, images, news, and videos. Google Search is widely used worldwide and has spawned an industry of search engine optimization consultants.
Google Search (Wikipedia)

Google Search (also known simply as Google or Google.com) is a search engine operated by Google. It allows users to search for information on the Internet by entering keywords or phrases. Google Search uses algorithms to analyze and rank websites based on their relevance to the search query. It is the most popular search engine worldwide.

Google Search
The Google Search homepage as of August 2023
Type of site
Web search engine
Available in149 languages
OwnerGoogle
RevenueGoogle Ads
URLgoogle.com Edit this at Wikidata
IPv6 supportYes
CommercialYes
RegistrationOptional
Launched
  • 1995; 29 years ago (1995) (first prototype)
  • 1997; 27 years ago (1997) (final launch)
Current statusOnline
Written in

As of 2020, Google Search has a 92% share of the global search engine market. By 2012, it handled more than 3.5 billion searches per day.

Google Search is the most-visited website in the world. Approximately 26.75% of Google's monthly global traffic comes from the United States, 4.44% from India, 4.4% from Brazil, 3.92% from the United Kingdom and 3.84% from Japan according to data provided by Similarweb.

The order of search results returned by Google is based, in part, on a priority rank system called "PageRank". Google Search also provides many different options for customized searches, using symbols to include, exclude, specify or require certain search behavior, and offers specialized interactive experiences, such as flight status and package tracking, weather forecasts, currency, unit, and time conversions, word definitions, and more.

The main purpose of Google Search is to search for text in publicly accessible documents offered by web servers, as opposed to other data, such as images or data contained in databases. It was originally developed in 1996 by Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Scott Hassan. In 2011, Google introduced "Google Voice Search" to search for spoken, rather than typed, words. In 2012, Google introduced a semantic search feature named Knowledge Graph.

Analysis of the frequency of search terms may indicate economic, social and health trends. Data about the frequency of use of search terms on Google can be openly inquired via Google Trends and have been shown to correlate with flu outbreaks and unemployment levels, and provide the information faster than traditional reporting methods and surveys. As of mid-2016, Google's search engine has begun to rely on deep neural networks.

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