It’s a battle of the Internet bigwigs in Silicon Valley. Following a change in Google’s search feature format, Twitter has challenged the move as a “bad” one for the Web giants.
Under a new feature for Google, the search engine will filter results for its patrons through a platform called “Your World,” which aims to customize queries by returning content contained within its Google+ social network. ‘We’re transforming Google into a search engine that understands not only content, but also people and relationships,” the site says of its supposed upgrade. Google says the change will make searches more personalized, but Twitter insists that it will instead limits how the public gets its news and what news it gets.
- Twitter fights Google over “bad” search technology (rt.com)
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- Twitter lambasts new Google search feature (csmonitor.com)
- Twitter is ‘concerned’ about Google’s latest social search features (thenextweb.com)