Google was founded by Larry Page and
Sergey Bin September of 1998. Their goal
was to invent a search engine to organize the
different information and websites.
Yahoo was founded in Santa Clara, California by
Jerry Yang and David Filo in March 1st, 1995. It was
made for its web portal, search engine, Yahoo!
Directory, Yahoo! Mail, news, and social media
websites and services.
Meta search sends requests for information to several
search engines simultaneously and compiles the
results. As the results are compiled, duplications are
eliminated, thus yielding fewer results. It is a time-
saver compared to a regular search engine
Boolean is implied in many search engines, but still a valuable method
for narrowing. Boolean searches use operators to include or exclude
terms used in a search.
A. AND narrows results by searching for pages that contain both
B. OR expands results by search for pages that contain either of the
C. Quotations marks narrow results by searching for phrases
D. NOT does not include a specific word in the results
Search for maps
Search for videos
Search for images
Search for News
Search for Books
Google makes money off of these types of search by
advertisements made by other businesses. Companies
make deals and contracts with Google to promote their
business. These advertisements cost money and are
presented to Google users when searching.
A web browser is a software application which enables
a user to display and interact with text, images, videos,
music, games and other information typically located
on a Web page at a Web site on the World Wide Web
or a local area network. Examples include Internet
Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari.
Google browser is called a Chrome. A
chrome is advantageous for its fast speed,
private browsing, and a tab showing the
most visited sites.