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1 The History of Search Engines By Kevin Saldana

2 What is a search engine? A search engine is a software program that searches for sites based on the words. It looks through databases of information in order to find what a person is looking for. Otherwise, we wouldn’t know how to find things, and…

3 First Search Engine The first search engine was named Archie. It was created in 1990 by a McGill University student named Alan Emtage. Archie was considered to be the “grandfather” of all search engines.

4 After the Archie search engine, two more were followed. Jughead & Veronica

5 Search Engines Today There are countless search engines out there in the world, the one that dominates over all…

6 Most Popular Search Engines Google isn’t the only search engine out there. There are others worldwide. The top ten search engines… 1) Google 2) Yahoo! 3) Baidu (China) 4) MSN/Live 5) NHN Corporation (Korea) 6) Ebay 7) Time-Warner Network/AOL 8) Ask Network 9) Yandex (Russia) 10) Alibaba (China)

7 Purpose of the Search Engine While the search engine is primarily used for our convenience, it also has another reason. A hidden reason…

8 Purpose of the Search Engine Money is necessary for search engines. If there isn’t enough money accumulated from advertisement, then the search engines will stop giving their service. If you want your favorite search engine to continue, then keep using it so it won’t go unnoticed!

9 A new search engine? Facebook is planning to upgrade their current search engine. Lars Rasmussen, a former Google engineer, was hired by Facebook to change the engine. Will it overtake Google search?

10 Sources Google-Search-Engine-Lars-Rasmussen-Google- Wave,news html Google-Search-Engine-Lars-Rasmussen-Google- Wave,news html popular-search-engines-in-the-world-442.html popular-search-engines-in-the-world-442.html -of-search-engine-episode-i/ -of-search-engine-episode-i/ website.com/purpose-of-search-engines.html website.com/purpose-of-search-engines.html


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