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Google Retests Whats Related Search Refinement

 1:22 pm on May 13, 2006 (gmt 0)

A couple people e'd me about this "new" feature. pparently, Google is retesting the old what's related feature first seen 3 years ago.




 5:40 am on May 14, 2006 (gmt 0)

The new feature ...

is it not for webmasters to add the whats related function to their websites as well - the re-testing would be refining it for content analysis using current algos etc.

Also carrying out other tests as well associated with implementing it.


 9:10 am on May 15, 2006 (gmt 0)

Probably this has been done to give the best related results for a particular query set. Related sites may be a technique that google wants users to test them and probably use them in their site.


 11:50 am on May 15, 2006 (gmt 0)

This is called Google Coop Topics now



 6:25 pm on May 15, 2006 (gmt 0)

Hmmm rusty. I was thinking:

This (guide/coop)

vs search refinement/whats related:


second courtsy via graywolf [wolf-howl.com] and barksfly.


 12:38 pm on May 16, 2006 (gmt 0)

Yea, but look at the urls of those refinements. They both contain &cx=

Related? :)


 12:42 pm on May 16, 2006 (gmt 0)

Gotcha. Whew - g is getting harder and harder to keep up with no?


 1:01 pm on May 16, 2006 (gmt 0)

You are telling me. From 4 blog posts a day, to like 15 a day. Mostly Google related. Tiring...

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