The technological revolution of the 21st century has given rise to hundreds of companies, all vying for success in the age of information. Some companies have soared along the trend while others have been decidedly unsuccessful. Many companies’ successes are based on and driven by the Internet. One corporation whose name has become synonymous with any mention of the Internet is Google. Google’s technological reign is so prevalent, that according to “Business: Google’s enemies,” “In Silicon Valley, one of the first questions a potential investor asks a start-up is: “What would you do if Google moved into your space?”” Google’s manifest destiny attitude toward the Internet and technological advancements in general allow it to maintain its authority over the market.
Search engine’s used special software called spiders to help construct a list of key words. The process of constructing the spider list is called web crawling. According to Franklin (2000) The spiders links to common websites, indexing the words on its page and following every link found within the site. The information collected by these search engines are collected from customers’ providing details or indirectly as a result of customers’ behavior while on a website. Many search engines have advertisement’s that runs on the sides or in a browser above the search engine.
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Google.com, or Google for short, is the world’s most widely used search engine. Google’s search engine can help you locate things such as directions, stores, idea’s for papers, and more. Now, many people ask, “How does a search engine work?” Well, I’ll tell you (Overview). Inventions Google Inc. uses programs called crawlers. Google calls them “Google Bots.” The job of a Google Bot is simple; they search over the internet for key words and URL’s, In order to form indexes.
This is accomplished with high-speed servers with 300 connections open at one time. These web ‘spiders’ are content based which means they actually read and categorize the HTML on every page. One flaw of this is the verbal-disagreement problem where you have a particular word that can describe two different concepts. Type a few words in the query and you will be lucky if you can find anything relates to what you are looking for. The query words can be anywhere in a page and they are likely to be taken out of context.