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But what worked ten years ago doesn't work as well anymore, Weitz said, noting that the amount of information available online today, and the range of activities people seek to do there, have made the simple search that currently exists less effective.
“Search itself hasn’t changed fundamentally in the past 12 years,” he said. “Traditional search is failing. The standard notion of search ... looking at the texts in the page, the backlinks, all that stuff doesn’t work anymore.”
Thankfully wikipedia is there to rescue me
"+1 today is only on search results," he said. "I don’t really like search results very often. I like the sites, but I don’t like the result itself. I don’t know how helpful it is, frankly, to like the results."
"Traditional search is failing."
They spider & index a minimal fraction of the web while masquerading as a major SE.
Maybe Bing should rephrase that Bing's traditional search is failing because our search engine sucks