20 May '13, 1pm

Google Drops “Translated Foreign Pages” Search Option Due To Lack Of Use

Google Drops “Translated Foreign Pages” Search Option Due To Lack Of Use

Google has quietly dropped the “Translated Foreign Pages” search filter from the Google search options menu. Google tells us the option was removed due to lack of use but they say they are still committed to making the web available to as many people, in as many languages as possible. The translated foreign pages search option enabled searchers to restrict the search results to specific languages only. So if you want to search for something in English and then show results for that search result in French, you could have used this search option for that. Dan Russell, Google’s Search Research Scientist, who gives the Google Power Searcher class, explained how useful this feature was on his personal blog . Here is a picture of that feature: A Google spokesperson told us: Removing features is always tough, but we do think very hard about each decision and its implications for...

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