Google Lists Google Australia With Google Canada Home Page

May 1, 2018 • 7:24 am | comments (2) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine
 

I often search for different Google property home pages, so if I want to see the home page of Google Australia, I'd Google [google australia] to be given www.google.com.au - FYI, that no longer works, you need to change the setting on the location footer to see what you would see in Australia - but this is how Google worked for ages beforehand.

Anyway, I still do this, because it is force of habit, and I've never seen Google rank the wrong property. If you search today for [google australia] Google will list google.ca, the Google Canada property. Canada is not even close to where Australia is.

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It is not related to the local change Google made back in October, because I know, I checked this result dozens of times since.

Danny Sullivan of Google responded on Twitter saying he would look into it:

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