06 Dec '11, 9pm

Austria? That’s Not A Country, Says Google: Australia’s A Country

Austria? That’s Not A Country, Says Google: Australia’s A Country

First Google questioned Mitt Romney’s chances of winning the US presidential election. Now it’s suggesting that Austria is less important than Australia. You Say Austria, Google Says Australia In a search for Austria’s biggest companies , Google automatically changes the query and searches instead for Australia’s biggest companies: Forbes spotted the glitch , which is the second major problem like this to hit Google recently. Romney Can’t Win Last month, Google gained attention because of how a search for “romney can win” caused Google to suggest, “Did you mean: Romney can’t win,” as shown below Our previous story, Even Google Thinks “Romney Can’t Win” , covers this more and how it was caused by Google’s spell checker getting confused. Good Intentions Gone Bad The Romney problem has since been fixed. The Austria-Australia problem is likely due to Google seeing lots of sear...

Full article: http://searchengineland.com/austria-google-australia-103795

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