Google Image Search Controversey

Google Image Search Controversy

A recent controversial update to the Google Image Search user interface is made so that Google’s users can get the benefit of images without visiting the image provider’s website! Many webmasters are reporting dramatic drops in traffic from Google Image Search, despite continued high position. In addition to losing traffic, high-resolution images are shown on Google Image Search using the website’s bandwidth.

Bad news for webmasters, this makes it so that the primary use case behind the new Image Search interface is finding images, not finding websites.

Google Personalized Search – Do you really rank that high?

What You See is NOT What Your Customers Get: The impact of Google’s Personalized Search As of December, 2009, Google has been personalizing your search results. Sites you like show up more frequently in your Google search results. Google figures that the sites you like are the sites you click on for search results or, […]