Google News "Show Sources" Number Often Wrong

Jan 9, 2013 • 8:07 am | comments (1) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

A Google News Help thread has a complaint that the number shown in the "sources" section of Google News clusters is wrong.

Here is an example, this says 3 but it leads to 4 sources:

Google News Show Sources Number Often Wrong

Google News Show Sources Number Often Wrong

I honestly never thought the number was exact. I though it was an estimate, like the number of search results shown in Google. But a Google representative replied like it is a bug.

Google's Archi Sarkar-Goyal said:

Thanks Lmobi for reporting this. We are working on resolving on this issue soon.

Makes you wonder...

Forum discussion at Google News Help.

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