We are going to watch the short video above, then also read the following article about how Microsoft’s Bing search engine works.
Then go ahead and answer the Qs below in a MS Word or Google Docs then submit to the server.
1. Explain the following terms, in relation to the Online Searching:
- Spider (web crawler)
2. Try out several Searches using at least three different Engines: Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc. You will probably not always get the same results in different browser. Why is this?
3. What kind of factors/decisions go into determining how to rank (what order to return) your search results?
4. After trying several different search engines, decide which search engine you prefer and explain why?