.org! Those Yahoos really Binged that Googling, Siri!
August 8, 2012 12:29 PM Subscribe
Researchers analyze what you get when you "page Dr Google".
[R]esearchers also categorized the results by the organization or group that had generated the website. Out of the 1300 websites identified by the searches, 246 (19%) were retail product review site websites and 250 (19%) were websites associated with specific companies or interest groups. Product review retail websites were also the ones which had the lowest level of medical accuracy (8.5%). On the other hand, government websites and websites of national organizations (as identified by URL ending in .org) had the highest level of accuracy (80.9% and 72.5%, respectively).Though this research only looked at typical phrases for a specific topic using one search engine, different measures seem to indicate that at this time, what search engine will work best can vary on what you ask, where you ask it, and how you ask it.
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