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Google's Knowledge Graph "People Also Search" Now With Explanations

     
10:54 am on Oct 22, 2012 (gmt 0)

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Have you ever flipped through the “People also search for” section of the Knowledge Graph panels and wondered -- just how are those two people connected anyway? People had fun with our Bacon Number calculator, which revealed some, often surprising, connections, and now we’re taking it one step further. Just mouse over or click on a thumbnail to see an explanation of how it’s connected to the subject of your search... Google's Knowledge Graph "People Also Search" Now With Explanations [insidesearch.blogspot.co.uk]
2:46 am on Oct 24, 2012 (gmt 0)

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This is an interesting application of the Knowledge Graph to me.

As an end user of Google, it's good to see some acknowledgement that "Search is a lot about discovery." That sure beats the idea that search is about giving us THE answer.