Bug Or Feature? One Google Search Results For BBC Football

Feb 16, 2012 • 8:51 am | comments (6) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine

Bug Or FeatureThis comes up every now and then but you rarely see it discussed at WebmasterWorld. A search result that leads to very few or a single search result.

A search for [bbc football] in Google UK simply returns one web page result, and it is from bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football. It is then followed by two universal results, including a video result from BBC and a news result from BBC. It is interesting to see something like this, here is a picture:

One Google Search Results

WebmasterWorld administrator, Tedster, said "Seems to me that Google feels the user intention for this query is VERY strongly oriented toward the BBC's coverage of football. I think it makes sense, taken in that context."

Do you really think this is done on purpose or maybe this is a weird Google bug.

I can see the rational for both, but I really doubt Google will limit their ten search results on a page to one or three on purpose.

Is this a bug or a feature?

Forum discussion at WebmasterWorld.

Image credit to Cross The Breeze.

Notice: I am pretty sure the comments below are not from Matt Cutts and are fake.

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