16 Nov '11, 2pm

Google Literally Replaces + Operator With Verbatim Tool

Google Literally Replaces + Operator With Verbatim Tool

Google announced a new search option that replaces + operator they dropped about a month ago, so it can be used for Google + direct search . Google said they removed it because it was rarely used and today, Google shared the stats on that. They said "the "+" operator in less than half a percent of all searches, and two thirds of the time, it was used incorrectly." So instead, they added a "verbatim" option under the "More search tools" on the left hand side. Using it will perform a literal search, and not do anything with the following: making automatic spelling corrections personalizing your search by using information such as sites you've visited before including synonyms of your search terms (matching "car" when you search [automotive]) finding results that match similar terms to those in your query (finding results related to "floral delivery" when you search [flower s...

Full article: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-verbatim-14327.html

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