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Search Engine Showdown: The Users' Guide to Web Searching

Search Engine Showdown: The Users' Guide to Web Searching
Yet more advanced search features are being killed off by Google. With the move of the search tools from the left margin to the top, and requiring an extra click to get to most of them, Google has been removing those that get little use. We used to have a full translated search function at Google, but the “Translated Foreign Pages” search tool option gave some of that functionality until recently. As reported at Search Engine Land, Google has not removed that drop down menu choice. Last month, the “similar pages” function had been removed for a similar reason, lack of use. When you make advanced search features harder to get to, is it any wonder that usage drops?

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