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New FAST - algo ? Keyword-order important? ismap
FAST seems to have changed its algo slightly: a search for "hotels paris" (http://www.alltheweb.com/search?cat=web&lang=any&query=hotels+paris) produces different SERPs than a search for "paris hotels" (http://www.alltheweb.com/search?cat=web&lang=any&query=paris+hotels).
Is this new or have I missed something?
Do I have to update all my pages for all possible combinations???
Hello ismap - welcome to the board!
ismap - did you recognize the difference in returned results? Also it's worth noticing those queries produce different sets of Fast Topics.
You are right, covering both combos could be worthwile.
from what i remember those 2 searches would have given the same result a few months ago. ismap
Yes, few weeks ago both searches would have returned the same results, but not anymore :-(
The count is different, the topics are different, only the "narrow your search" stays the same.
And: Thanks for the Welcome, Heini...after reading so many threads I finally decided to participate. Keep up the good and helpful work!
I always promote for all possible combos anyway.