Google to Add ‘Universal Search Results’
Google is undertaking the most radical change to its search results ever, introducing a “Universal Search” system that will blend listings from its news, video, images, local and book search engines among those it gathers from crawling web pages. >>Full Story
Thoughts// In the most basic terms, this announcement from Google means that now when you search for ‘Steve Jobs’ (for example), you will now receive website results along with relative videos, books, maps, etc (if available). If you are really interested in the details of this new ‘vertical search integration’ strategy, read this article from searchengineland.com.