Google Adds Sources to Search Engine Results

Always looking for ways to improve its search engine, Google SearchEUs latest move is offering more information about the sites you are visiting. And itEUs all made possible using the Knowledge Graph.

The latest tweak plays off Google SearchEUs major algorithm upgrade in September 2013. Code-named Hummingbird, it was the biggest morph since the Caffeine update in 2010. Hummingbird expanded the features of the Knowledge Graph so it can answer more questions -- even questions that don't have simple answers.

EUAs you choose the right search result for you -- be that about the American Civil War or back pain -- you want to know where the results come from,EU said Bart Niechwiej, a software engineer at Google. EUTo help you learn more about the Web sites you see in your search results, starting today you may see more information about them directly on the results page when you search on your desktop.EU

Choosing the Right Results

HereEUs how it works: When you get your search results you can click on the name next to a link for more information. So, using the American Civil War example, you will see the source right under the URL. When you click on the name of the source, it takes you directly to its Web site.

EUYouEUll see this extra information when a site is widely recognized as notable online, when there is enough information to show or when the content may be handy for you,EU Niechwiej said.

EUThe information youEUll see is based on the Knowledge Graph, GoogleEUs interconnected understanding of the things that exist in the world. As we expand the Knowledge Graph, we expect to give you more information about more Web sites -- making it easier for you to choose the right result,EU he added.

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