A New Tool Shows How Google Results Vary Around the World
Friday July 16, 2021. 01:20 AM , from Slashdot/Apple
Just like Google's homepage, the main feature of Search Atlas is a blank box. But instead of returning a single column of results, the site displays three lists of links, from different geographic versions of Google Search selected from the more than 100 the company offers. Search Atlas automatically translates a query to the default languages of each localized edition using Google Translate. Ochigame and Ye say the design reveals 'information borders' created by the way Google's search technology ranks web pages, presenting different slices of reality to people in different locations or using different languages.
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