Geek tip of the week

Type ‘info’ or ‘information’ at the end of any Google search, and the number one result will be the Wikipedia entry of what you are searching for.

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A clever move from the Googlers, I think. Wikipedia is becoming one of the biggest sites on the net, and perhaps the most relied on source of information. It’s a great way to improve their search results.

After all, Google are a search engine company, aren’t they?

via Micropersuasion.

3 Responses

  1. Neat tip. Thanks, and I agree with you about Wikipedia. I use it a lot, myself. So handy.

    Joy!

    Shirley Buxton
    http://www.writenow.wordpress.com

  2. This is one handy tip (I found via cocomment).
    Thanks for sharing.

  3. This doesn’t work all the time.

    Try John Edwards Info.

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