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Yes, it's OK to report those sites. From Report Spam - Google Search Help If you've found a site that looks like spam, let us know by submitting a spam report. It's worth to say that there is a Chrome Extension to report web pages as spam to Google. It's Google Webspam Report (by Google)1. Notes 1: Thanks to Al E.


Google does an impressive collection of data via searches, analytics and the other stuff, because "data is the new petrol". I think the feature you describe is based on their prediction engine for the auto-complete feature which is documented here https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/106230 There you will find that some data is collected from the ...


Search in incognito mode / private mode, the session for this mode is not shared and the history is deleted on close. On Firefox open it with Ctrl+Shift+P shortcut, on Chrome open it with Ctrl+Shift+N shortcut.


According to this Google blog post which was repeated by searchenginewatch, the Oxford Pocket English Dictionary is used, and the statistics on word usage come from their N-gram tool, which is now publicly available.


If you're already at Google Maps, typing {starting point} to {destination} is all you need to do. So, for example: munich, germany to paris, france If you're trying to do it from the generic Google Search (perhaps from the Chrome Omnibar) the same syntax does it: munich, germany to paris, france It'll often give you a number of different options (like ...


If you are using Google.com (not the Omnibox) to search, there are two ways to change the search settings: Visit the Google Preferences page and set the location to wherever you want. Search http://www.google.com/en instead of just Google.com If you want to change your search location in the Omnibox then instead of pointing to Google.com in the search ...


The browser extension, Searchonymous (for Firefox) can allow this. Search anonymously on Google, while keeping your search preferences and stay logged in on services such as Youtube, Gmail, etc. Searchonymous helps to prevent your Google searches from tracking by Google or the NSA. When installed no tracking cookies are sent to Google while ...


I would use Github direct: The best way is to use the "user:". This is also exposed in the advanced interface. See: https://github.com/search/advanced

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