19 Jan '12, 2pm

Search Engines & Opinions: Just How Trustworthy Are Search Results?

Search Engines & Opinions: Just How Trustworthy Are Search Results?

Whether it’s on Google or Bing , websites want to rank in the top positions on search engine result pages (SERPs) and watch the free traffic roll in. However, the traffic isn’t nearly as powerful as the effect search results have on public opinion. People use search engines when they want to have an informed opinion. If various sources seem to agree on a conclusion, it must be the truth. Even the press takes less time to fact check. Search engines can be a real time saver. But just how trustworthy are search results? Lobby for Nuclear Power Nobody seems to want a nuclear power plant in their back yard, but what are the real risks? And what is more environmentally friendly: a nuclear plant with the radiation half-life of its nuclear waste or a coal plant with its carbon dioxide emissions and the need for natural resources? Comparing all pros and cons probably won’t give a c...

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