Google Has A Bias Towards Scientific Truth In Search

May 24, 2018 • 8:06 am | comments (8) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine

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Paul Haahr, a top lead Google engineer in search, said on Twitter that Google indeed has a bias, if you want to call it that, towards "scientific truth" in their search results. He said this is documented in section 3.2 of the quality raters guidelines where it says "High quality information pages on scientific topics should represent well­ established scientific consensus on issues where such consensus exists."

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It is an interesting conversation had between Paul Haahr and an SEO named Josh Bachynski about the topic of Google and their featured snippets showing truth and what is the real truth. Let me share some of it here:

Fun topic one can debate on for days, so I will end it right here.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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