15 Nov '11, 8pm

Responding To Complaints, Google Adds Verbatim Search Results

Responding To Complaints, Google Adds Verbatim Search Results

A couple of weeks ago, Google eliminated the “+” operator from its set of tools that allow you to more precisely specify what you’re searching for. The “+” operator previously allowed you to require that certain words were found in your search results. This was useful if you wanted exact matches for search terms that might have had multiple meanings. Why did Google eliminate the “+” operator? Google says it was because a better way to specify an exact match was to use double quotes around your search terms. True, but the “+” operator had been around forever, and some searchers found it offered more flexibility than quoting a query phrase. Many Google users complained—and fortunately, Google listened. Today, Google has responded by adding a new “verbatim” option to search results. Though some may find it’s not as easy to use as the “+” or double quotes operators because you...

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