A clear explanation of why search strategies are important to teach in our libraries and classrooms.  Critical thinking while using Google needs to be taught.  This report has tracked recent changes in Google results, and exposes bias and inaccuracies caused by reliance on search algorithms.

It includes good examples of search queries and results to illustrate the points in the article.  Worth the read!


NB. This article seems to have lost it’s public access now.  I suggest watching the associated video which describes the current situation with Snippets, and the inherent bias in Google search results.  It’s not all bad news, but worth knowing about.