Google Search is the most-used search engine on the World Wide Web developed by Google. It carries out more than three billion searches each day with a ranking of being the most used search engine in the US.
Originally, Google search was developed by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1997 with features beyond searching for words. When you carry out a search on Google, the resulting search includes synonyms, stock quotes, time zones, home listings, maps, movie show times, airports, forecasts, sports scores and earthquake data inclusive.
Google search has reasonable competitors like Baidu and Soso.com in China and Yandex in Russia. It doesn’t stop there, in South Korea, there’s Naver.com and Daum.net, Seznam.cz in the Czech Republic. There’s also Yahoo, Bing and DuckDuckGo as competitors in the US, Japan and Taiwan.
How Google Search Works
For every search inputted into the Google search engine, there are thousands and millions of web pages with relevant information. But Google has to figure out what information will be relevant to the searcher and display these results. So before a search result is displayed, Google does the following:
Crawling and Indexing: Crawlers find a web page and render the content just like a browser, the system takes note of key signals and we keep track of it in the Search index.
Search Algorithms: The famous ranking system then sorts through the millions of web pages in the search index in order to render the most relevant results within seconds to the user.
Useful Responses: Google also sips through the millions of contents on the web, using formats that would help you find the information you’re looking for quickly.
The 3 Core Values: in order to be relevant to the everyday search user, Google invests its algorithms to 3 values.
- It focuses on the user
- Helps web owners manage their web presence and
- Maximizes access to the billions of information on the internet
What You Can Search For On Google Search
Related pages: Searching for a particular subject matter doesn’t limit the outstretched hands of the Google crawler from bringing up even more related pages to your search using the keywords you inputted.
Definitions: As long as the word is used during interaction, getting the meaning is as easy as ABC. Google’s data bank of words will come up with an information about your search.
Search Tools: Using the “More search tools” on the Google page can give you options that best suit the search results you intend getting. In case of academic search, you can choose levels like “Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced” to determine the kind of definitions you get.
Numbers: You can calculate anything on the go! From decimals, simple arithmetic to the complex scientific numbers. You don’t need to carry your calculators around or start going about hand calculations. Just type in the problem on the Google search page and get results.
Conversions: Working with people in foreign countries requires you converting a lot of measurements, terms, currencies and the likes. Google search is the best tool in this aspect of working relationships.
With Google search, you can also translate between languages, discover businesses from local regions, know the different time zones and weather conditions at any particular time. You can continuously stay equipped and informed on the go…!