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How a Google Search Travels Around the World

How a Google Search Travels Around the World

Google has put together an infographic that shows the journey of a search on the site, from how a query travels 1,500 miles at nearly the speed of light to hit different data centers around the world to how it ranks its results. In an infographic given to media, Google likens the web to a book with millions of pages. The search ... Read More »

How to Use Google Search More Effectively

How to Use Google Search More Effectively

Among certain circles (my family, some of my coworkers, etc.) I’m known for my Googling skills. I can find anything, anywhere, in no time flat. My Google-fu is a helpful skill, but not one that’s shrouded in too much mystery — I’ve just mastered some very helpful search tricks and shortcuts and learned to quickly identify the best info in ... Read More »