Google Privacy Search Marks Google Relevancy FailBy: Chris Crum - January 26, 2012
While researching an article I wrote this morning about Google’s privacy changes and their implications, I couldn’t help but notice a huge fail on Google’s part in terms of relevancy. It seemed worth sharing.
Here’s what I got with “Search Plus Your World” turned enabled:
And here’s with SPYW turned off:
Or maybe they just think searchers are more interested in commentary about the changes, than seeing the official documents. That’s not what I was looking for in this case. Maybe it’s my faut. I could’ve added the word “policy” to the query.
Well, that’s only slightly better.
Google is not perfect. It acknowledges this, but you would think that when searching for something from Google itself, you would get that. Perhaps this is Google’s way of showing it doesn’t favor its own results.