23 Jan '12, 6pm

Google Upgrades Punctuation Search Results

Google Upgrades Punctuation Search Results

Google has updated its search results for queries involving punctuation marks and symbols. Searching for the symbol equivalent of a period, comma, carat, percent sign and more symbols now will return search results – though they aren't always exactly relevant, Google Operating System reported. Punctuation marks now generating search results, generally where the Wikipedia page about the symbol ranks as the top link, include: . (full stop/period) , (comma) : (colon) – however, the colon that is a piece of the large intestine currently outranks the punctuation mark of the same name ; (semicolon) # (number sign) % (percent sign) @ (at sign) ^ (caret) ( ) { } [ ] (bracket) – parentheses, brackets and curly brackets are all combined into the same search result ~ (tilde) | (vertical bar) “ (quotation marks) < (less-than sign) > (greater-than sign) $ (dollar sign) Other symbols an...

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