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Some of my best research ideas got scooped like decades ago

Why has Google search gotten so bad?

In this article are will explore why Google search has gotten so bad. When people need to look something up, they use a search engine to look it up. Google was founded in the year 1998. Yet in recent times you may have noticed how top results are low quality articles with a lot of repetition.

Why Google search has gotten so bad:
Google search uses its page rank algorithm to rank pages in your searches. That’s why Google has the ability to deliver thousands of results in less than a second.

Google Search Basics:
Search engines like Google rank pages on keywords and relevant domain research, this has given rise to search engine optimization techniques which can boost a page that meets certain characteristics

Is search engine optimization why Google search has gotten so bad?
Search engine optimization makes many pages game this ranking system, trying to go up in the rankings, frequently repeating a phrase or having related phrases is a part of it

Has Google search gotten worse in recent years?
You may have observed that Google searches in the recent years have pushed up lower quality pages to the top. This is due to search engine optimization by these website, trying to get clicks for advertisements.

Unable to get useful results on Google search?
Search engine optimization means that you may be unable to get useful results on Google search. This is caused by the page rank algorithm, which looks for certain features, and can be made to prefer certain pages over others

Speaking from experience: don’t accidentally dab hair creme into your eyes

Oh so like the day after the new cool sunglasses are delivered, it is cloudy af. Why does God insist on giving his hardest battles to me 😫

lol it thinks it’s cute sneaking up on the house

Very few people who know me irl get to see my Twitter persona, very few friends from Twitter know me irl. Truly the best sitch.

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I always looked down upon couponing (wrongly so) and now that I’ve started doing it, I’m actually saving a lot of money?? Coupon maxxed to knock $12 off my grocery bill? That’s a meal and a half?

Anyway, envious of @ionchy and @yoo I applied for my masters too (I technically completed all the requirements in 2019 lol, I’m just lazy) and it was approved today!

Reading some of my old drafts and I seem to have become a worse writer??

I do not take part in traffic by simply not driving a car, I do not take part in discourse by simply not having a take

Wondering why there still are new baby deer?? It has been a while since spring? Did mama miss spring deadlines just like me?

And to think I opted for the physical version because I don't trust their app to have persistence of memory for months

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almost washing machined my 15 x $7 bus ride pass gulp

Campus dining is awful over the summers but they make a banger of a tempeh wrap. Very basily

lol what’s wrong with the iOS speak function

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