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    SitePoint Guru moonman's Avatar
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    Google's Weakness's

    We know Google's got relevancy and size, but what does it lack? What are they doing wrong??

    Any ideas??

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    the biggest weakness I see is that not everyone uses it
    I have great rankings in Google, if only that helped in MSN and Altavista I would be a happy man. Of course, It should help in AOL soon...

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    It's not realtime... links are often out of date. True, the "show cached" feature removes a lot of the annoyance of this but I think in the future we'll see a Google where, five minutes from now, you could find this post on this forum via a Google search and 404ed pages will be removed the same hour they go offline.

    <edit> Or did you mean a feature that some other search engine already has?
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    One website at a time mmj's Avatar
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    Originally posted by samsm
    five minutes from now, you could find this post on this forum via a Google search and 404ed pages will be removed the same hour they go offline.
    That would be awesome, and at the current rate that storage space and processor speed is growing, I believe that this could be possible in less than a decade.
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    Google has stated that one of their goals is to get content indexed hours after it is updated. Some sites, like CNN, get indexed and have their listings updated hourly.
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    It's always frustrating when I use Google's image search and end up with broken images. Other than that, Google is superb.


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